Mary Augusta Hunt

28 February 1856–3 February 1922 (Age 65)
Montgomery, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Augusta

When Mary Augusta Hunt was born on 28 February 1856, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, her father, Soloman D HUNT, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth (Betty) Lyle, was 26. She married Millard Filmore Batson on 10 June 1882, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 16, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Civil District 22, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 February 1922, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Southside, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Millard Filmore Batson
1856–1944
Mary Augusta Hunt
1856–1922
Marriage: 10 June 1882
Richard Eskew Batson
1883–1960
Ruth Alice Batson
1885–1964
Betty Marie Batson
1887–1977
Felix Howard Batson
1890–
Nellie Mabry Batson
1893–1986
Nora Catherine Batson
1896–1981
William Clive Batson
1898–1898
Milliard Frank Batson
1900–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 June 1882
Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Soloman D HUNT

    Male1828–1886Male

    Elizabeth (Betty) Lyle

    Female1829–1920Female

siblings

(7)

    William Hunt

    Male1852–Male

    Norah Hunt

    Female1855–1895Female

    Female1856–1922Female

    Eliza Hunt

    Female1862–Female

    Ann M Hunt

    Female1865–1923Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Gusta Hunt in household of Sal. D. Hunt, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary A Batson in household of Millard F Batson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary A Hunt in household of Solomon D Hunt, "United States Census, 1870"

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