Benjamin Hunter

Male11 November 1888–10 November 1987

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Hunter was born on 11 November 1888, in Sauk, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Eugene H. Hunter, was 29 and his mother, Caroline Wilhelmine Haist, was 21. He married Ethel Cora Mc Clain on 29 December 1948, in North Dakota, United States. He lived in Shell Lake, Washburn, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Stewart Township, Barnes, North Dakota, United States for about 20 years. He died on 10 November 1987, in Jamestown, Stutsman, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in North Dakota, United States.

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Benjamin Hunter
Ethel Cora Mc Clain
Marriage: 29 December 1948

Sources (7)

  • Ben Hunter, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ben Hunter, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Ben Hunter, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1948North Dakota, United States
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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    North Dakota is the 39th state.

    1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

    Age 19

    The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 28

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: occupational name from Middle English hunter(e) ‘huntsman’ (see Hunt ).

    Irish (Antrim and Derry): adopted for Gaelic Ó Fiaich (see Fee ) due to confusion with the word fiadhach ‘hunt’.

    History: A Scottish family of this name (see 1 above) has been established at Hunterston (Ayrshire) since the 13th century.

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

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