Harry Webster Huntress

6 March 1870–25 January 1930 (Age 59)
Northfield, Rice, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Harry Webster

When Harry Webster Huntress was born on 6 March 1870, in Northfield, Rice, Minnesota, United States, his father, Merritt Gideon Huntress, was 31 and his mother, Matilda Kennel, was 26. He married Callie M. Hudson on 19 April 1910. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Geneva, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States in 1880 and Lake Geneva, Walworth, Wisconsin, United States for about 15 years. He died on 25 January 1930, in Walworth, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 59.

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Harry Webster Huntress
Callie M. Hudson
Marriage: 19 April 1910
Arden Richard Huntress

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19 April 1910


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 13

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Age 16

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Scottish: apparently from the feminine form of Hunter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harry Huntress in household of Merritt Huntress, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harry Huntress, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry W Huntress in household of Merritt M Huntress, "Wisconsin State Census, 1905"

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