Benjamin Hunting

21 February 1835–30 May 1855 (Age 20)
Himbleton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Hunting was born on 21 February 1835, in Himbleton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Hunting, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Kings, was 31. He died on 30 May 1855, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 20.

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Family Time Line

James Hunting
Elizabeth Kings
James Hunting
Roseannah Hunting
Elizabeth Hunting
George Hunting
Benjamin Hunting
William James Hunting
Nathan Hunting

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World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
Age 8
Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
Age 11
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Suffolk and Norfolk): from the Middle English personal name Hunting, a derivative of Old English hunta ‘hunter’, perhaps originally used as a patronymic.

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

Story Highlight

James and Elizabeth King Hunting

James and Elizabeth Hunting, parents of seven children, 5 boys and 2 girls (2 sons who died in infancy), lived in Earls Commons, Worcestershire, England. From 1841 to March 1853, they kept what was c …

Sources (8)

  • Benjamin Hunting in household of James Hunting, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Benjamin Hunting in household of James Hunting, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Benjamin Hunting, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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