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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James Sharp Hunter
Mary Hart
Janet Hunter
Margaret Hunter
Margaret Hunter
David Hunter
Edgar Wells Hunter
Euphemia Hunter
Mary A Hunter
Charles S Hunter
Alexander Hunter
Cathr H Caldwell
Katherine I Hunter
Caroline E B Hunter
Mary Hunter
James Hunter

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World Events (8)


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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