When Nancy Hunter was born on 13 November 1766, in Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States, her father, Captain Henry Hunter, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Wyer, was 29. She married Thomas McClure on 21 January 1787, in Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 28 May 1800, in Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Walpole, South Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, 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.