Margeret Mahalia Needham

6 June 1857–17 August 1917 (Age 60)
Scotland, Missouri, United States

The Life of Margeret Mahalia

Margeret Mahalia Needham was born on 6 June 1857, in Scotland, Missouri, United States. She married George Mason Gundy on 25 April 1875, in Scotland, Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 17 August 1917, in Vest Township, Scotland, Missouri, United States, at the age of 60.

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George Mason Gundy
Margeret Mahalia Needham
Marriage: 25 April 1875
Charles Thomas Gundy
Lewis Wesley Gundy
Jacob Riley Gundy
Cordelia Gundy
Gladys Gundy
Merle Minnie Gundy
Perle B. Gundy
Myriel Gundy

Spouse and Children

25 April 1875
Scotland, Jasper, Missouri, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Derbyshire, Norfolk, and Suffolk, so named from Old English nēd ‘need’, ‘hardship’ + hām ‘homestead’, i.e. a place that provided a poor living.2 Irish (County Mayo): English surname adopted as an equivalent of Irish Ó Niadh ( see Nee ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret M Gundy in household of George M Gundy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margret Needhorn Gundy in entry for Gundy, "Missouri Births and Christenings, 1827-1935"
  • Margret Needhorn Gundy in entry for Gundy, "Missouri Births, 1817-1939"

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