Saturday, November 15, 2014

Albert Dunlap Lundy.

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Albert Dunlap Lundy.

Birth: Jul. 24, 1836
Death: Mar. 23, 1915, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Wife: Jane Susan Ayres Lundy (1840 - 1907).

Children: Ayers D Lundy (1861 - 1949), Frederick Kennedy Lundy (1877 - 1933), Ethelwyn Ayres Lundy Hough (1881 - 1915).

Burial: Wildwood Cemetery, Williamsport, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania 131  st., Infantry, Regimental History.


Lieut. Albert D. Lundy was born in Danville, Pa., July 24, 1836, where he resided until 1854, when he came to Williamsport to engage with the Catawissa, Williamsport & Erie Railroad, under Hon. McKiport, general superintendent. He resided in Boone and Webster counties, Iowa, from 1858 to 1861.  In 1860 he married the eldest daughter of Capt. J. J. Ayres Mrs. Lundy visited the regiment at Antietam in 1862 and witnessed the review of the army by President Lincoln. Lieutenant Luridy was detailed on staff duty at brigade headquarters soon after the battle of Fredericksburg. He rendered efficient service at the battle of Chancellorsville, which was noted in the official report of Col. P. H. AUabach, brigade commander.

He now resides in Williamsport, Pa., engaged as state agent of the Sun Insurance Office, and also as a partner in the agency of A. D. Lundy & Co. His family consists of a wife and five children, two residing, in Chicago, two in Williamsport, and one in Englewood, N. J.

History of Lycoming County Pennsylvania.

A. D. Lundy, general insurance agent and book and stationery dealer, was born in Danville, Pennsylvania, in July, 1836. His father, John Lundy, was a native of Lycoming county and of Quaker descent, and was a merchant tailor at Danville, where he located when a young man and resided until his death in 1859. He married Mercy Morrison, of French birth, who at that time resided at Blackwell's, Tioga coumty. Oar subject is the youngest of a family of seven children and was reared in Danville, where he received his education in the public schools of that place, after which he took up the study of civil engineering. 

He assisted Colonel Potts in engineering the construction of the Coal Run railroad, and also did engineering work on the Catawissa railroad. He came to Williamsport in 1854, where he was clerk for the superintendent of the Catawissa railroad for several years. In 1858 he moved to Iowa, remained there until 1861, and then returned to Williamsport, Pennsylvania. In 1860 he married Miss Jennie, daughter of J. J. Ayres, and in 1862 became a partner with Mr. Ayres in the book, stationery, and insurance business, in which he has continued successfully from that time to the present. 

In 1862 he enlisted in Company I, One Hundred and Thirty-Fiirst Pennsylvania Volunteers, and was discharged in May, 1863. He participaated in the battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville, and was second lieutenant of his company under Colonel Allabach. In politics he is a Republican, is now State agent for the Sun Fire Insurance Company, and with his firm is State agent for the Pacific Life Insurance Company of California. Mr. Lundy was one of the organizers of and is a director in the Y. M. C. A. , and with his family belongs to the Presbyterian church, of which he has been elder for over twenty years. He is the father of five children: Ayres D., Cordelia Mercy; Mary B. ; Frederick K., and Ethelwyn A.

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