David Patterson Hunter

15 October 1845–17 October 1917 (Age 72)
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of David Patterson

When David Patterson Hunter was born on 15 October 1845, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Adam Patterson Hunter, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Patterson, was 23. He married Mary Hughes on 9 August 1867, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tooele, Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 17 October 1917, in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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David Patterson Hunter
Hilda Charlotte Malmberg
Marriage: 12 April 1885
Mary Christine Hunter
Lorena Grace Hunter
David Patterson Hunter Jr.
Minnie Isabelle Hunter
John Peter Hunter
Vivetta Hunter
Josephine Hunter
Clarence Devirl Hunter
Nellie Hunter

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  • Marriage
    12 April 1885Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 12
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries 1864: Owyhee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

    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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    David Patterson Hunter (b 1845)

    David Patterson Hunter was born 17 Oct. 1845, in Fifeshire, Scotland. His father was Adam P. Hunter, and his mother Elizabeth Patterson. His father was born 16 April 1818, and his mother was born 6 …

    Sources (103)

    • David Hunter, "United States Census, 1870"
    • David Hunter in entry for Eugene C Brown and Jean Mcauley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • David Hunter in entry for Elizabeth Ann Skinner, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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