Kenneth W Hunt

13 October 1927–26 March 1994 (Age 66)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Kenneth W

When Kenneth W Hunt was born on 13 October 1927, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Marion Hunt, was 48 and his mother, Bennie E. Mefford, was 37. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Campbell, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 26 March 1994, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Kenneth W Hunt
1927–1994
Alyne M Ferrell
1925–2008

Spouse and Children

    Male1927–1994Male

    Alyne M Ferrell

    Female1925–2008Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1879–1967Male

    Bennie E. Mefford

    Female1890–1955Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 9

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 18

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a hunter, Old English hunta (a primary derivative of huntian ‘to hunt’). The term was used not only of the hunting on horseback of game such as stags and wild boars, which in the Middle Ages was a pursuit restricted to the ranks of the nobility, but also to much humbler forms of pursuit such as bird catching and poaching for food. The word seems also to have been used as an Old English personal name and to have survived into the Middle Ages as an occasional personal name. Compare Huntington and Huntley .2 Irish: in some cases (in Ulster) of English origin, but more commonly used as a quasi-translation of various Irish surnames such as Ó Fiaich ( see Fee ).3 Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Hundt .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kennith Hunt in household of D M Hunt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Keneth Hunt in household of Marion Hunt, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Kenneth Hunt in entry for Ila Gertie Hunt, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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