Zillman Hunt

24 May 1853–8 January 1922 (Age 68)
Dunmor, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Zillman

When Zillman Hunt was born on 24 May 1853, in Dunmor, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Daniel Hunt, was 31 and his mother, Mary Polly Wood, was 32. He married Mary Elizabeth Wood on 12 November 1876, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 8 January 1922, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Zillman Hunt
Mary Elizabeth Wood
Marriage: 12 November 1876
Daniel Marion Hunt

Spouse and Children

12 November 1876
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 19

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a hunter, Old English hunta (a primary derivative of huntian ‘to hunt’). The term was used not only of the hunting on horseback of game such as stags and wild boars, which in the Middle Ages was a pursuit restricted to the ranks of the nobility, but also to much humbler forms of pursuit such as bird catching and poaching for food. The word seems also to have been used as an Old English personal name and to have survived into the Middle Ages as an occasional personal name. Compare Huntington and Huntley .2 Irish: in some cases (in Ulster) of English origin, but more commonly used as a quasi-translation of various Irish surnames such as Ó Fiaich ( see Fee ).3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hundt .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Tilmon Hunt, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gilman Hunt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Zilman Hunt, "United States Census, 1880"

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