Sarah Hunt

1648–
Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Hunt was born in 1648, in Charles City, Charles City County, Virginia, United States as the daughter of Henery Hunt. She died in Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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Henery Hunt
Sarah Hunt
1648–

Parents and Siblings

    Henery Hunt

    MaleMale

siblings

(1)

    Sarah Hunt

    Female1648–Female

World Events (1)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 110

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.

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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  • Sarah Hunt, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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