James Huntsman Jr

Brief Life History of James

When James Huntsman Jr was born on 6 June 1801, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Jesse Huntsman II, was 28 and his mother, Maria Cathrina Weyrich, was 25. He married Mary Johnston on 19 November 1822, in Perry Township, Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Richland, Ohio, United States in 1830 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 10 November 1871, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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James Huntsman Jr
Mary Johnston
Marriage: 19 November 1822
Lavinia Huntsman
Catharine J Huntsman
Isaiah Huntsman
Isaac Huntsman
Gabriel Huntsman
William Huntsman
Jacob Huntsman
Jesse Allan Huntsman
Peter Huntsman
Sarah Huntsman
Keziah Turner Huntsman

Sources (47)

  • Jas Huntsman, "United States Census, Utah Ter."
  • "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013" - James Huntsman
  • "Find A Grave Index" - James HUNTSMAN

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English (Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire): occupational name either for a hunter or a servant of a hunter, from a compound of Middle English hunte ‘the act of hunting’ (or Old English hunta ‘huntsman’) + man. In some cases the name may also arise from a late, unrecorded Old English personal name Huntmann, a compound of hunta + -mann.

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

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"An autobiography of Elmer Ames Huntsman, written by my own hand according to the best of my recollection."

ELMER AMES HUNTSMAN "An autobiography of Elmer Ames Huntsman, written by my own hand according to the best of my recollection." I was born 9th of April, 1870 at Wellsville, Cache County, Utah. I …

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