When Ida Belle Hunter was born about 1855, in Rochester, Rochester Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States, her father, William Hunter, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Ann Williams, was 27. She married John Mooney on 11 June 1877, in Cass, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Rochester Township, Fulton, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Adams Township, Carroll, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 9 August 1890, in New Waverly, Miami Township, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Clymers, Clinton Township, Cass, Indiana, United States.
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.
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