Hi Glwnn. glad you contacted me.I prsume that you are Glenn Jr, and we are second cousins once removed. I am descended from Mary Elizabethwho was a younger sister of your Laura.I am new to the Internet and after writing two paragraphs I was cut off.
Velina's Father, James Wheeler Gudgen b. May 10, 1805 C;lermont Co OH m. June 15, 1825 d/? Benjamin Gudgem, Stephen (or possobly Sutton) Gudgen. Mother: Velina Butler ba. 1807in VA or PA 1834 ( Shortly after her daughter Velina's birth.
The Father of Francis Boyce was John Boyce b. Jan 6, 1787 and his mother was Elizabeth Best B. Feb 4,1793 and d. 1837
I havea copy of your Laura's obituary. A copy of the history of the 53rd Indiana Infantry. Francis Boyde isin it but not much , a summary of his service record from various sources, and comments on the Gudgeons in America by Charles Gudgeon. and other stories of the family.