Robert Hunter

1727–
Northampton, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Hunter was born in 1727, in Northampton, North Carolina, United States, his father, Isaac Hunter, was 22 and his mother, Bonahan, was 18.

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Isaac Hunter
1705–1750
Bonahan
1709–
Robert Hunter
1727–
Thomas Hunter
1729–

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1776

Age 49

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 49

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 49

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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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