Hester Ann Hunter

Female3 February 1848–22 December 1925

Brief Life History of Hester Ann

When Hester Ann Hunter was born on 3 February 1848, in Michigan, United States, her father, Stephen J Hunter, was 29 and her mother, Caroline Osborne, was 24. She married Charles E. Totten about 1871, in Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Tecumseh, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Otisco Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 22 December 1925, in Belding, Ionia, Michigan, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Otisco Cemetery, Otisco Township, Ionia, Michigan, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Hester Ann? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Charles E. Totten
Hester Ann Hunter
Marriage: about 1871
Florence Mabel Totten

Sources (17)

  • Hester A Hunter in household of Steven Hunter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hester Ann Hunter, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Hester A Totten, "Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1871Michigan, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

    Age 6

    A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.


    Age 15

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 22

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.