Henry Clay Hunt

29 July 1844–11 September 1936 (Age 92)
Hamblen Township, Brown, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Henry Clay

When Henry Clay Hunt was born on 29 July 1844, in Hamblen Township, Brown, Indiana, United States, his father, John Wesley Hunt, was 48 and his mother, Jala Grant, was 32. He married Rutha Jane Tull on 22 March 1874, in Nashville, Washington Township, Brown, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Brown, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Council Grove Twp, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States for about 30 years. He died on 11 September 1936, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Bethany, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Clay Hunt
1844–1936
Rutha Jane Tull
1855–1947
Marriage: 22 March 1874
Price Hunt
1868–1974
Armina Emma Hunt
1875–1956
John Lewis Hunt
1877–1964
Thomas Wilson Henry Hunt
1879–1941
Ruben Oscar Hunt
1882–1971
Ina A Hunt
1884–1944
Mattie Hunt
1887–1968
Fay A Hunt
1890–1977
Bessie Hunt
1893–1965
Jessie Hunt
1893–1979
Lois Hunt
1896–1992

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1874Nashville, Washington Township, Brown, Indiana, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851 · Constitution of 1851
    Age 7
    Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 24
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): occupational name for a hunter, from Middle English hunte ‘hunter, huntsman’ (Old English hunta). 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 .Irish: adopted for various Irish surnames containing or thought to contain the Gaelic element fiadhach ‘hunt’; for example Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) and Ó Fiachna (see Fenton ).Possibly an Americanized form of German Hundt .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hunter
    Huntley
    Fenton
    Huntington
    Hunte

    Sources (13)

    • Henry E Hunt in household of Joly Hunt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • H ? Hunt in entry for A M Austin and Armina Hunt, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Henry C Hunt in entry for Mattie Myers, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

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