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Descendants of William Abbott Bundick

There is much confusion regarding the wives of William Abbott Bundick. There appear to have been two different wives, Isabel MATTHEW and Sophia JAMES, but which one came first and was the mother of his son William, is still in doubt. The names are found in birth records for the children of his son William.

1. William Abbott1 BUNDICK, born in Scotland abt 1710 -20? ; He married Isabell MATTHEW and Sophia JAMES ?

Children of William Abbott1 Bundick and ? were as follows:

2 William2


Generation 2

2. William2 BUNDICK (William Abbott1), born abt. 1743 in VA.; deceased 1810 in St. Landry Parish, LA. He married in 1778 in Mobile, AL, Mary HAY, born bef. 1755 in SC.; deceased aft. 1810 in LA., daughter of Gilbert and Eugenia (Jackson)Hay.

Notes for William Bundick:
Arrived in the Spanish Opelousas District in early 1780. Prior to his death in 1810, Bundick had acquired several large tracts of land in the Spanish Opelousas and Attakapas Districts, where he principally engaged in rather extensive cattle operations. During 1789-1793, he had holdings on the Red River in the Spanish Rapides District, where he raised tobacco.

Court Case of:
MARY BUNDICK v WILLIAM BUNDICK, CASE #126,
SUPERIOR COURT OF THE TERRITORY
OF ORLEANS FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT, FILED
JUNE 28, 1809; ST. LANDRY PARISH
COLLECTION, LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES
MARY STATED IN HER DEPOSITION THAT
THEY HAD BEEN MARRIED IN MOBILE BY
A PROTESTANT MINISTER ATTACHED TO THE
BRITISH ARMY ABOUT TWO YEARS BEFORE
MOBILE WAS CAPTURED BY THE SPANISH
(WHICH WAS MARCH 14, 1780) FROM WHICH
PLACE THEY HAD FIRST MOVED TO SPANISH
NEW ORLEANS. THE LAWSUIT WAS BY MARY
HAY BUNDICK AGAINST WILLIAM BUNDICK
ON THE GROUND OF HIS ABANDONMENT, IN
WHICH SHE PRAYED FOR THE PROVISIONS OF
HIS SUPPORT; AS A RESULT OF THE LAWSUIT,
HE WAS REQUIRED TO CONVEY TO HER IN 1809
A 400 ARPENT TRACT ON BAYOU CHICOT, AND
OTHER PROPERTY, IN RETURN FOR WHICH SHE
RELINQUISHED ANY FUTURE CLAIM AGAINST
HIS ESTATE.

The above information provided by
Frank Gurvis Bihm, Jr.
Mamou, LA.


Notes for Mary Hay:
Mary was the daughter of Gilbert Hay (Haye) and Eugenia Jackson.
Gilbert Hay was born near Williamsburg, Virginia abt. 1727.
He migrated to South Carolina by 1764 (possibly via North Carolina),he then migrated to British West Florida in 1768, from there he fled his creditors to Spanish New Orleans in early 1779.
(info from Frank Bihm)

note: British West Florida in 1768 encompassed the western tip of modern day Florida,the southernmost parts of the current states of AL,MS and the eastern portion of south Louisiana. Most of this area was then claimed by Spain in 1780.
See link at bottom of page for formation maps and helpful info on researching these areas.


Children of William2 Bundick and Mary Hay were as follows:

Angelica3 , born abt 1779 in British West Florida, now Mobile, AL.

William Jr3 , born abt 1781 in Spanish Opelousas
District, LA Terr.; deceased 1819 in LA..

Philip3 , born abt 1783 in Spanish Opelousas District,
LA Terr.; deceased abt. 1827 in St. Landry Parish, LA.
He married Sarah BARKER.

Mary Elizabeth3 , born abt 1786 in Spanish Opelousas
District, LA Terr.; deceased abt 1835 in W. Feliciana Parish, LA.

George3 , born abt 1788 in Spanish Opelousas District,
LA Terr.; deceased 1830 in W. Feliciana Parish, LA.

3 Robert3

Charles H.3 , born abt. 1793 in Spanish Opelousas
District, LA Territory; deceased bef. 1862 in Polk or Grimes Co. TX. Fought with the 16th Regiment, Louisiana Militia in the War of 1812.

Mathilda3 , born abt. 1794 in Spanish Opelousas
District, LA Territory; deceased 1887 in New Orleans, LA. She married Seth SINGLETON.


Generation 3

3. Robert3 BUNDICK (William2, William Abbott1), born abt. 1790 in Spanish Opelousas District, LA; deceased 1848 in W. Feliciana Parish, LA. He married on 26 Feb 1811 in
St. Landry Parish.LA, Charlotte DALTON, born 1795 in VA. ; deceased aft. 1855 in W. Feliciana Parish, LA, daughter of William Gallihue and Delilah (Holstein) Dalton.

Notes for Robert Bundick
Robert served as a private in the 16th Reg't,Thompson's Louisiana Militia in the War of 1812.


Children of Robert3 Bundick and Charlotte Dalton were as follows:

4 Delilah4
William4 , born abt 1813
Clara4 , born abt 1815
Ewell4 , born abt 1818

Robert Jr4 , born abt 1820. He married 20 Jul 1841
in W. Feliciana Parish,LA, Henrietta REA.

Eliza4 , born abt 1827


4. Delilah4 Bundick, born 29 Jan 1812 in LA.; deceased 2 Mar 1877 in Point Coupee Parish, LA. She married (1) in 1828 in St. Landry Parish, LA, John MCCUTCHEN, born abt. 1805; She married (2) on 15 Mar 1832 in W. Feliciana Parish LA, Benjamin F. MILES, born abt 1811 in KY.

Children of Delilah4 Bundick and John McCutchen were as follows:

Algernon Sidney5, born 1830 in St. Landry Parish.LA.

Children of Delilah4 Bundick and Benjamin F. Miles were as follows:

George W.5 MILES , born May 1833 in W. Feliciana Parish,LA; deceased 23 Apr 1863 in Bowling Green, KY. He married abt 1856 in LA, Sara HOLSTEIN. They migrated to Panacac, NV, and had two children. George W. died in KY of German Measles during the civil war.
For more on this family, use link to Rick Miles site at bottom of this page.

Robert A.5 MILES , born 1839 in W. Feliciana Parish,LA.
Benjamin F.5 MILES , JR, born 1842 in W. Feliciana Parish, LA.
Delilah5 MILES , born 1845 in W. Feliciana Parish,LA.
Charlotte Jane5 MILES , born 1848 in W. Feliciana Parish, LA.

Susan Matilda5 MILES , born 16 Jul 1850 in W. Feliciana Parish, LA; deceased 1 Apr 1918 in Burnet Co. TX. She married 11 Feb 1874 in LA James Carmichael KING, son of John Lewis and Elizabeth (Barton) King.


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