Joseph Snadden Hunter

25 September 1818–27 March 1886 (Age 67)
Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Snadden

When Joseph Snadden Hunter was born on 25 September 1818, in Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, James William Hunter, was 24 and his mother, Mary Snadon, was 29. He married Elizabeth Davidson on 10 January 1840, in Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Cedar, Emery, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1852. He died on 27 March 1886, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Snadden Hunter
Hannah Green
Marriage: 28 August 1868
Robert Green Hunter
Ann Selina Green Hunter
Alma Green Hunter
Hannah Hunter
Mary Jane Elizabeth Hunter

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  • Marriage
    28 August 1868Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · "The ""Radical War""."
    Age 2
    The Scottish Insurrection was a week of strikes and unrest with demands for reform in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The economic downturn after the Napoleonic war ended, brought increasing unrest with the Artisan workers in Scotland, seeking action to reform the government. But the insurrection was largely forgotten about, as attention was focused on the better publicized Radical events in England.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 18
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Sources (37)

    • Josh Hunter, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Hunter in entry for Joseph Sneddon Hunter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Joseph Hunter, "United States Census, 1880"

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