Worcester Hunt

about 1799–12 June 1870 (Age 71)
Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

The Life of Worcester

Worcester Hunt was born about 1799, in Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He married Lydia Hall in Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States. He died on 12 June 1870, at the age of 71.

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Worcester Hunt
1799–1870
Lydia Hall
1803–
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Barnet, Caledonia, Vermont, United States

World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 35

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

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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