James Hunter

Maleabout 1692–

Brief Life History of James

James Hunter was born about 1692, in County Meath, Ireland. He married Mrs. James Hunter about 1715, in County Wicklow, Ireland.

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James Hunter
Mrs. James Hunter
Marriage: about 1715

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  • Marriage
    about 1715County Wicklow, Ireland
  • World Events (3)


    Age 0

    Exclusion of Catholics from Parliament and all professions.


    Age 22

    Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.


    Age 106

    Battle of Antrim.

    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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