Ida Belle Hunter

Femaleabout 1855–9 August 1890

Brief Life History of Ida Belle

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.

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Family Time Line

John Mooney
Ida Belle Hunter
Marriage: 11 June 1877
Hettie Ann Mooney
William Danial Mooney
John Patrick Mooney
Sarah Alice Mooney
Bertha Amelia Mooney

Sources (18)

  • Ida Hunter in household of William Hunter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ida R Hunter in entry for John Mooney, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Ida R Hunter in household of William Hunter, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1877Cass, Indiana, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Historical Boundaries: 1855: Cass, Indiana, United States


    Age 8

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


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

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