Ellen M. Clark was born c1828 in Medway to Sanford Clark and Nancy Gould Clark. She was living with Herman Leland, 51, a farmer in Holliston, in the 1850 census. Ellen married Daniel Mundon born in Wareham on 1 Dec. 1854.  They are listed in the 1860 census in Franklin: Daniel "Monday" 26 born c1834, p188, Ellen M. "Monday" age 32, and son Arthur "Monday" age 4.  Daniel Mudon served in the Civil War in hte 2nd regiment of the Massachusetts Infantry, company E.  p225 Deaths Registered in the Town of Medway for the year 1863: #53 24 Nov. 1863 Ellen M. Clark Mundon (stated someplaces as "Meneden!"), married died at 35 years 10 months of consumption (tuberculosis, same as her father).  She was a teacher.  Her parents are listed as Sanford & Nancy Clark, born respectively in  Medfield and Holliston. "The Military History of Medway, Mass. 1745-1885" page 90 tells the tale.  "Daniel Mundon, son of John and Sarah Mundon, was born 5 Aug. 1834 in Wareham, Mass.  He enlisted at Medway early in May, and was musterd in to the United States service at Camp Andrew, West Roxbury, 25 May 1871, for three years, as a private of Co. E, 2nd Regt. Mass. Vols.  He was detailed as company cook 23 June 1861 to 1 July 1862, and afterwards as an orderly of Lieut. Patterson of Co. E, by whom he was sent out for bread, while on the march from near Frederick MD, over the South Mountain, towards Antietam Creek, 14 Sept. 1862, when he deserted."  NFI.   He may have fled out west, as teh only refuge available.  Apparently Arthur Colburn Mundon was raised by Charles S. Clark after his mother died of tuburculosis (and his father apparently disappeared after deserting from the Union Army!). 

  1. Arthur Colburn Mundon born c1854, Massachusetts.  This birth is not listed in "The Record of Births, Marriages, and Deaths in the Town of Franklin from 1778 to 1872 under Monday, Mundon, or any other spelling.  At 10 years of age, he was living with his uncle, Charles S. Clark in a Massachusetts state census in 1865.  On 4 August 1879, Arthur Colburn Munden, age 24, born 1855 married first Annie Frances Richardson, age 22, born 1857 father Lewis Richardson, mother Hester.  Arthur Colburn Mundon (father Daniel Mundon, mother Ellen M. Clark) married second 13 Apr. 1909 in Sommervile, MA at age 53, widowed, born 1856 in Taunton, MA to Alice Amanda Coburn Currie who was a widow as well.  Alice Amanda Colburn Currie's father was James D. Coburn, and her mother was Amanda M. Kinsbury.  Marriage certificate 9783.

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