EDWARD AND MARTHA RIGG LUNDY
Edward Lundy was born 8 September 1843 in Yates County, New York. His parents were Edward and Martha Lott Lundy. Edward married Martha Rigg on the 30 April 1869 in Mason, Ingham County, Michigan by William M. Coplin, Minister. Martha was born on the 15 June 1844 in Perry Township, Carroll County, Ohio. Martha's parents were Robert and Margaret Moore Rigg who lived in Alaiedon Township, Ingham County, Michigan.
Edward and Martha had the following children:
Catherine Margaret Lundy was born 21 December 1877 and died 2 April 1942
Henry Robert Lundy was born 18 June 1881 and died in 8 December 1928
The photos are Henry Robert Lundy (left) and Catherine Margaret Lundy (right)
Edward was elected as Constable to Lakefield Township on 2 April 1888.
According to the Lakefield Township Chattle Mortgages states the following:
Mortgagor Ed Lundy – Mortgagee Peter J. Conlan 12 March 1889 for $90.00
According to the 1890 Badgero Drain Map, Edward and his family lived in Section 15 on Merrill Road between Roosevelt and Lakefield Roads. Martha Rigg Lundy's niece, Ada Rigg Miller and nephew, George W. Rigg, lived in Lakefield Township in the 1880's and 1890's and they were all neighbors.
Martha died on 11 January 1895 Sickles, Gratiot County, Michigan and Edward died on 19 January 1916 in Owosso, Shiawassee County, They are both buried in the DuBois Cemetery, Alaiedon Township, Mason, Ingham County, Michigan.
SOURCES: 1880 Federal Census; 1890 Badgero Drain Map of Lakefield township;Lakefield Records; Ed Lundy's death record; Ingham County Democrat Newspaper 17 Jan 1895; Ed Lundy's obituary; Jackie Rohde's genealogy.
Pioneers of Lakefield Township - Left to Right: Jacob Brown, Lawrence Dubay, Alva Hinterman, David Dubay, Mr. Harris, George Easlick, Calvin Harris; Ray Rowell standing towards the top of photo and his daughters, Mildred, Dorothy, and Carrie Rowell, sitting on the wood pile. Carry Rowell later married Fred Honaman. photo from John and Linda Honaman Johnson.
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