William James Hunting

19 June 1838–14 August 1916 (Age 78)
Himbleton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William James

When William James Hunting was born on 19 June 1838, in Himbleton, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Hunting, was 46 and his mother, Elizabeth Kings, was 35. He married Martha Ann Hale on 9 November 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Naples, Uintah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 14 August 1916, in Mountain Home, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James Hunting
Laura Wiscombe
Marriage: 16 February 1882
Benjamin Franklin Hunting
Elizabeth Ann Hunting
Laura Hunting
George Quail Hunting
Minnie Mae Hunting

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 February 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 16
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Suffolk and Norfolk): from the Middle English personal name Hunting, a derivative of Old English hunta ‘hunter’, perhaps originally used as a patronymic.

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

    Story Highlight

    James and Elizabeth King Hunting

    James and Elizabeth Hunting, parents of seven children, 5 boys and 2 girls (2 sons who died in infancy), lived in Earls Commons, Worcestershire, England. From 1841 to March 1853, they kept what was c …

    Sources (40)

    • Huntington in entry for Lucy Richardson, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • William J Hunting, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • William Hunting in entry for Hannah Elizabeth Scofield, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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