Ann Hunt

about 1730–27 December 1764
Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Hunt was born about 1730, in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hunt, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Willis, was 44. She married Reuben Horsell on 2 May 1750, in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She was buried in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Horsell
Ann Hunt
Marriage: 2 May 1750
William Horsell
Henry Horsell
Ann Horsell
Ruebin Horsell
Joseph Horsel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 May 1750Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    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 (4)

    • Anne, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
    • Anne Hunt, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
    • Wootton Bassett Parish register of marriage of Reuben Horsell to Anne Hunt

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