When Mary Hunter was born on 10 April 1811, in Sikeston, Scott, Missouri, United States, her father, Pvt. Joseph Hunter Jr., was 50 and her mother, Catherine Philips, was 41. She married Andrew Giboney about 1830, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 27 May 1850, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 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.