Celia Mounts

Female19 September 1805–28 January 1897

Brief Life History of Celia

When Celia Mounts was born on 19 September 1805, in Lincoln, Clay, Kentucky, United States, her father, Mathias Mounce, was 33 and her mother, Mary Montgomery, was 35. She married Jefferson Hunt on 1 December 1823, in Macoupin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 28 January 1897, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jefferson Hunt
Celia Mounts
Marriage: 1 December 1823
Gilbert Hunt
Jefferson Hunt
Nancy Ann Hunt
Marshall Hunt
Julia Jane Hunt
John Hunt
Harriet Hunt
Joseph Hunt
Hyrum Hunt
Parley Hunt
Mary Hunt

Sources (90)

  • Celia Hunt in household of Jefferson Hunt, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Celia Mounts in entry for Marshal Hunt, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
  • Celia Hunt in household of Jefferson Hunt, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1823Macoupin, Illinois, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Edwards, Illinois Territory, United States 1818: Edwards, Illinois, United States

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 25

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of Swiss German Maunz or Mantz .

    English: variant of Mount , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is rare in Britain.

    English (Devon): variant of Mounce .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    John Hunt life story, condensed by David Smith

    JOHN HUNT John Hunt was a father, pioneer, trailblazer, rancher, peace officer, Bishop, Patriarch and gentleman. Born near Albion, Edwards Co., Illinois on March , 1833, he was the fifth child of Jeff …

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