Caroline Hunter


Brief Life History of Caroline

When Caroline Hunter was born in 1855, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Hunter, was 32 and her mother, Phoebe Conklin, was 31. She lived in Falls, Falls Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years.

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James Hunter
Phoebe Conklin
Mary Ann Hunter
Emily Hunter
Gilbert Hunter
Benjamin F Hunter
Joseph Hunter
Josiah S Hunter
Caroline Hunter
Jane Sarah Hunter
Sarah Elizabeth Hunter
James Hunter
Franklin Pierce Hunter

Sources (4)

  • Caroline Hunter in household of James Hunter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Caroline Hunter - Memory of Someone: birth-name: Caroline Hunter
  • Caroline Hunter in household of James Hunter, "United States Census, 1870"

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World Events (8)


Age 8

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

1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 8

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 31

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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