Alexander Hunter

24 October 1807–23 June 1892 (Age 84)
Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alexander

When Alexander Hunter was born on 24 October 1807, in Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Hunter, was 30 and his mother, Elisabeth Fleming, was 30. He married Mary May Bryce on 20 November 1840, in West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Linlithgow, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 23 June 1892, in Mid Calder, Midlothian, Scotland, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Alexander Hunter
Mary May Bryce
Marriage: 20 November 1840
Betsy Hunter
Mary Hunter
William Hunter
Helen Hunter
John Hunter
Janet Hunter
Margaret Hunter
Agnes Hunter
Christina Hunter

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World Events (8)

1811 · The Tron Riot
Age 4
The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
Age 8
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Age 23
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish, English, and northern Irish: variant of Hunt , a Middle English secondary derivative formed with the addition of the agent noun suffix -er.

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

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Sources (9)

  • Alexander Hunter, "Scotland Census, 1871"
  • Alexander Hunter, "Scotland Census, 1861"
  • Alexander Hunter, "Scotland Census, 1851"

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