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Alexander Hunter

Male 1801 - 1886  (84 years)


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  • Name Alexander Hunter 
    Born 20 Sep 1801  Fayette County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Jan 1886  West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 2 Jan 1886  West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12766  My Genealogy

    Father **Elder Alexander Hunter,   b. 13 Nov 1761, Crevanmore, Parish Of Drumraugh, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1847, Jamestown, West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Margaret,   b. 7 Apr 1768, Crevanmore, Parish Of Drumraugh, County Tyrone, Irleand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1838, Jamestown, West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1786  Crevanmore, Parish Of Drumraugh, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • There were a total of nine children born to this couple. Jane Hunterstayed and married in Fayette County to Thomas Gilleland when the restof the family moved to Mercer County in 1812. [See page title:Alexander Hunter, in Park Records, Hunter Section; Plus, History OfMercer County, 1888, Biography Copy in the same location; 27 July2006, SLJuhl, compiler]
    Family ID F4754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine Miller,   b. 6 Jul 1807, West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1888, West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 8 Jun 1827  West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Alexander Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Adam Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Margaret Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Albert Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Isabel Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Lydia Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Esther Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Amos Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Jane Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Sarah Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Alvin Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Marilla Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Source: Book-HISTORY OF MERCER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA ITS PAST ANDPRESENT AND CONDENSED HISTORY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Chicago, Ill., Brown,Runk & Co., Publishers. http://persi.heritagequestonline.com
      Page1183: "Alexander Hunter, deceased farmer, was born in FayetteCounty, Penn., September 20, 1801, and came with his parents,Alexander and Margaret Hunter, to West Salem Township in the spring of1812, where he ever afterward lived. He was married June 8, 1827, toCatharine, daughter of Adam and Catharine Miller, who came to WestSalem Township from Maryland in the fall of 1802, and settled on afarm now owned by Joseph Calvert and W.H. Johnston. Adam Miller was asoldier in the War of 1812, and both he and wife died in thistownship. Mrs. Hunter was born on the farm previously mentioned, July6, 1807, and has reared a family of twelve children, eleven of whomare living: Alexander and Adam, of Crawford County, Penn.; Margaret,deceased; Albert , of Crawford County; Isabel, wife of James Johnston,of Canada; Lydia, wife of John Amons, of Venango County, Penn.;Esther, wife of Lyman Jackson, of Tennessee; Amos, of Lawrence County;Jane, wife of John McMurray; Sarah, wife of Truman Hall, ofOrangeville, Ohio; Alvin and Marilla. Mr. Hunter followed farming andresided on the old homestead from the spring of 1812 up to his death,January 2, 1886. His widow survives him, and has been a life-longmember of the Seceder and the United Presbyterian Church, and haslived in Mercer County eighty-one years. Politically Mr. Hunter was aRepublican, a straightforward, honest man, and has left a large andrespected family." [Transcribed 06 October 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]