John Henry Hunter Jr.

Maleabout 1744–5 July 1818

Brief Life History of John Henry

When John Henry Hunter Jr. was born about 1744, in Augusta, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Henry Hunter, was 38 and his mother, Frances Mortimer, was 36. 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 75, and was buried in Lewisburg, Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States.

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

Sources (7)

  • 1774 John Hunter, Augusta, Virginia, "Virginia, U.S., Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850", WRITTEN 10 FEBRUARY 1774 PROVER 17 MAY 1774
  • 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"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1775Botetourt, Virginia, British Colonial America
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (10)

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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 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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