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Matthew Hunter

Male - 1880


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  • Name Matthew Hunter 
    Born Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Buried Dec 1880  West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 18 Dec 1880  West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12767  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 Elizabeth Atchison,   b. Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1873, West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aft 1812  West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Margaret Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Deborah Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Jane Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Alexander Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elizabeth Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary A. Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Isabel Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Sarah Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Esther Hunter,   b. West Salem Township, Mercer County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F4834  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: "Matthew Hunter came to Mercer County with his parents,Alexander and Margaret Hunter, in the spring of 1812. He was asoldier in the War of 1812. After coming to Mercer County he marriedElizabeth Atchison. To them were born eight daughters and one son:Margaret, deceased; Deborah, deceased wife of James Tompkins; Jane,deceased wife of William Angelo, deceased; her second husband wasHiram McCormick; Alexander, of California; Elizabeth, wife of JosephMorford; Mary A., widow of Samuel W. McDowell; Isabel, wife of PhilipTempleton, of Battle Creek, Iowa; Sarah, deceased, and Esther, wife ofLyman Powers, of Wisconsin. Mrs Hunter died May 22, 1873, in thefaith of the United Presbyterian Church. Her husband survived hertill December 18, 1880, when he, too, passed away." [Transcribed 06October 2006, SLJuhl, compiler]