Josiah S Hunter

Brief Life History of Josiah S

When Josiah S Hunter was born in April 1854, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Hunter, was 31 and his mother, Phoebe Conklin, was 30. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Sarah M Austin. He lived in West Abington Township, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Waverly, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910.

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Josiah S Hunter
Sarah M Austin
Leatha A. Hunter
Lonia Hunter
James Hunter
Clayton Hunter

Sources (7)

  • Josiah Hunter in household of James Hunter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Josiah S Hunter - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Josiah S Hunter
  • J S in entry for Clayton Hunter and Edith Richards, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1878: Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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