John Henry Hunter Jr.

about 1744–5 July 1818 (Age 74)
Augusta, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of John Henry

John Henry Hunter Jr. was born about 1744, in Augusta, Virginia, British Colonial America as the son of John Henry Hunter Sr. and Frances Mortimer. He married Elizabeth Arbuckle on 25 August 1775, in Botetourt, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 5 July 1818, in Lewisburg, Greenbrier, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lewisburg, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States.

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John Henry Hunter Jr.
Elizabeth Arbuckle
Marriage: 25 August 1775
John Hunter
Henry Braxton Hunter
Margaret Hunter
James Hunter
Frances Hunter

Spouse and Children

25 August 1775
Botetourt, Virginia, British Colonial America


    John Hunter


    Henry Braxton Hunter


    James Hunter


    Margaret Hunter



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World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 14

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

Age 31

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 32

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Hunt , a Middle English secondary derivative formed with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Hunter in entry for Frances Steele, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"
  • 1818 Henry Hunter(74), Welch Cemetery, Lewisburg, Greenbrier, West Virginia , "Find A Grave Index"
  • Henry Hunter, "Find A Grave Index"

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