Franklin Pierce Hunter

Brief Life History of Franklin Pierce

When Franklin Pierce Hunter was born in 1861, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Hunter, was 38 and his mother, Phoebe Conklin, was 37. He married Louisa Laura Dolph on 30 September 1885, in Factoryville, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Meshoppen Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 11 April 1946, in Falls Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Franklin Pierce Hunter
Louisa Laura Dolph
Marriage: 30 September 1885
Nellie E Hunter
Herbert Hunter
Carl Hiram Hunter

Sources (8)

  • Frank Hunter in household of James Hunter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Frank Hunter in entry for Carl Hiram Hunter, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Frank P Hunter, "United States Census, 1930"

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Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt ).

Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.

History: A Scottish family of this name (see 1 above) has been established at Hunterston (Ayrshire) since the 13th century.

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

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