Sarah Elizabeth Hunter

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Hunter was born in 1858, her father, James Hunter, was 35 and her mother, Phoebe Conklin, was 34. She had at least 1 daughter with C. Truman Townsend. She lived in Falls, Falls Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Clinton Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died in 1905, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Post Hill Cemetery, Lake Winola, Overfield Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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C. Truman Townsend
Sarah Elizabeth Hunter
Grace Townsend

Sources (6)

  • Sarah Hunter in household of James Hunter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Elizabeth Hunter - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Sarah Elizabeth Hunter
  • Sadie Townsend, "Pennsylvania Deaths and Burials, 1720-1999"

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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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