When Janette Hunter was born on 23 December 1786, her father, Robert Hunter Sr., was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Park, was 25. She married Francis Smith Tuthill on 3 December 1805, in Warren, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 6 September 1839, in Kinzua (historical), Mead Township, Warren, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 52.
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.
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