Biography of Nathan Mundy
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Mundy, Nathan, born in Elizabethtown, N. J., May 17, 1770, died at Big Flats, May 16, 1847, where he had lived since 1823. April 22, 1792, he married Mary Drake, who was born February 15, 1766, and who died January 23, 1840, at Big Flats. His only son, Reuben M. Mundy, was born in New Brunswick, N. J., February 28, 1793, and died at Big Flats, February 10, 1862. He served in the War of 1812, and came to Big Flats in 1819. He married at Barton, Tioga County, N. Y., November 4, 1819, Hannah, daughter of Benajah and Mary Munda, of Wilkesbarre, Pa. She died at Big Flats, April 13, 1868. Of their children Nicholas S. was born in Barton, Tioga County, N. Y., December 26, 1819, and is now a resident of Big Flats. Be has been in the mercantile business and is also a successful farmer, owning six fine farms. He is living at the age of seventy one. In 1819 he paid for a portion of his land $12.50 per acre; in 1835 he bought 100 acres at $60 per acre; in 1865 he bought 100 acres at $100 per acre; and the next year he paid $125 per acre for 100 acres more. His only brother, Simeon L., was born in Big Flats, February 10, 1825, and died December 18, 1853. Hips sisters are Catherine, born August 13, 1821. and Mary L., born August 3, 1829. Catherine Mundy married Alfred, son of James Houghton, of Duchess County, N. Y., by whom she has. one son, Simeon M., who was born January 25, 1844, and November 10, 1869, married Emily A. Van Order, of Ormnel, Allegany County, N. Y. His children are Frederick W., born February 7, 1871, and Louisa C., born September 27, 1873. In 1891 Simeon Hughson was elected supervisor of the town of Big Flats.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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