Emily A. Hunt

about 1824–
Wilson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Emily A.

When Emily A. Hunt was born about 1824, in Wilson, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Carroll Hunt, was 28 and her mother, Jane Moore, was 27.

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Family Time Line

John Carroll Hunt
1796–1869
Jane Moore
1797–1869
Elijah Hunt
1818–
Josiah Hunt
1820–
Susan Hunt
1821–
Emily A. Hunt
1824–
Mary Jane Hunt
1826–1869
Emily A. Hunt
1841–
William C Hunt
1823–1883
Hartwell H Hunt
1831–1919
George W. Hunt
1834–1863
Mary E. Hunt
1837–
Andrew Hunt
1843–

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 11

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a hunter, Old English hunta (a primary derivative of huntian ‘to hunt’). The term was used not only of the hunting on horseback of game such as stags and wild boars, which in the Middle Ages was a pursuit restricted to the ranks of the nobility, but also to much humbler forms of pursuit such as bird catching and poaching for food. The word seems also to have been used as an Old English personal name and to have survived into the Middle Ages as an occasional personal name. Compare Huntington and Huntley .2 Irish: in some cases (in Ulster) of English origin, but more commonly used as a quasi-translation of various Irish surnames such as Ó Fiaich ( see Fee ).3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hundt .

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

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