Josiah S Hunter

MaleApril 1854–

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"
  • J S in entry for Clayton Hunter and Edith Richards, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Jasuah S Hunter, "United States Census, 1910"

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Children (4)

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)


Age 9

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

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 9

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.


Age 32

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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