picture of MS Coat of Arms Lafayette Co logo USGenWeb

A Family Known As "Gunn"

My grandfather was born in Abbeville, near Oxford, Mississippi. Counting me, my ancestors have been traced back 10 generations. submitted by Roberta Pruet Isenhower, Putnum, Callahan County, Texas.

  • Nathaniel Gunn, b.1630, England. Married Sabrina Pope b England

  • Thomas Gunn b. 1650, England, d. died in Virginia

  • Thomas (2) Gunn, b.1689, d, Amelia Co. VA, (m) Sarah Boatright

  • Daniel Gunn, b. about 1733,

  • James Gunn, b. about 1785, d. 1819, (m) Tabitha Edmundson

  • James Hains Gunn, b. 1812 in VA.; d. 1899, TX.
    (m) #1. Emily Caroline Saunders, b. 1812, d. 1847
    (m) #2. Mary Henrietta Hawkins b.1825 d. 1869
    (m) #3. Sarah (?) Rees [The Widow Watson] b. 1826, d. 1904
    (Birth dates on #2 & #3 hard to read.)

  • James Robert Gunn, b. 17 Nov, 1834 ,d. 8 Dec. 1928 (m) Mary Elvira Mills, b. 19 Feb. 1839, d. 1914

  • James Franklin Gunn, b. 13 May 1861, Abbeville, Lafayette Co. MS. d. 14 Sep. 1929 Moran Texas (m) Dora Lee Caldwell b. 23 Feb.1867 near Oxford, MS. d. 21 April 1935, Moran Texas.

  • Rubye Dell Gunn, b. 21 Nov. 1891, near Oxford, MS. d. May 29, 1970 Putnam, Texas (m) John Elison Pruet, b. Ashland, Alabama d. 29 May 1974 Putnam, Texas

  • Roberta Nell Pruet b. 25 April 1917, Las Animas Co. Colorado (m) John Davis Isenhower, b. 30 July 1914 Putnam, Callahan Co. TX. (These two are the parents of nine children.)

Previous Next

MSGenWeb Logo Gene Phillips, County Coordinator
Jeff Kemp - State Coordinator
Denise Wells or Ann Geoghegan - Assistant State Coordinators


Page last Modified: Wednesday, 28-Oct-2009 09:42:17 EDT

Copyright © MSGenWeb All Rights Reserved with Full Rights Reserved for Original Contributor

Disclaimer: This information may be used by libraries and genealogical societies, however, commercial use of this information is strictly prohibited without prior permission of the owner. If copied, this copyright notice must appear with the information.

Additional copyrights may apply to and be noted on individual pages. Information on these free web pages may be linked to but may not be copied other than for personal, not-for-profit research.

Return to Lafayette Co MSGenWeb