James Hunter

12 May 1857–
Findo Gask, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Hunter was born on 12 May 1857, in Findo Gask, Perthshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James Sharp Hunter, was 42 and his mother, Mary Hart, was 45. He lived in Warwick, Warwick, Orange, New York, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

James Sharp Hunter
1814–1890
Mary Hart
1812–
Janet Hunter
1837–1908
Margaret Hunter
1841–
Margaret Hunter
1841–
David Hunter
1844–
Edgar Wells Hunter
1844–
Euphemia Hunter
1845–1899
Mary A Hunter
1848–1911
Charles S Hunter
1848–1920
Alexander Hunter
1849–
Cathr H Caldwell
1851–
Katherine I Hunter
1851–
Caroline E B Hunter
1853–
Mary Hunter
1854–
James Hunter
1857–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · The Representation of the people (Scotland) Act 1868

Age 11

The Representation of the People (Scotland) Act 1868 was passed by Parliament and allowed for the creation of seven additional Scottish seats in the House of Commons. Along with the seats, Two University constituencies were created. These each returned one member to Parliament.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • James H Hunter in household of James Hunter, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • James H Hunter in household of James Hunter, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • James Hunter, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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