Hunter Family History

Hunter, Robert

ROBERT HUNTER: (d. 1734), Governor of New York and Jamaica, belonged to the family of Hunter of Hunterstin, Ayrshire (See Burke, “Landed Gentry,” 1886 ed.) Paterson describes him as one of the children of James Hunter, who was a son of the laird of that ilk, and married Margaret, daughter of the Rev. John Spalding …

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Hunter, Robert

ROBERT HUNTER: (fl. 1750-1780), portrait painter, a native of Ulster, studied under the elder Pope, and had a considerable practice in Dublin about the middle of the eighteenth cen tury. He modelled his tone of colouring on the painting of old masters. His portraits were excellent likenesses, if not of the first rank in painting. …

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Hunter, Admiral Cuthbert

ADMIRAL CUTHBERT HUNTER: b. 10 March 1866; y.s. of late J. J. Hunter of The Grange, Whickham, Co. Durham; educ.: Eastman’s; H.M.S. Britannia. Joined as Naval Cadet 1879; passed out of H.M.S. Britannia as Midshipman, and 1st of the term; Lieut. 1887; served as Gunnery Lieutenant on staff of H.M.S. Commander, 1900; Captain, 1905; last …

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Hunter of Medomsley, Durham

F150 WILLIAM HUNTER: Inherited the estates of Medomsley, which had been in the family since 1584. Died 1712. F151 ROBERT HUNTER: married 1715. F152 CUTHBERT HUNTER: m. 1749. F153 GEN. SIR MARTIN HUNTER: Governor of Sterling Castle; b. 1757. F154 MATTHEW DYSANT HUNTER: b. 1803. F155 MARTIN HUNTER: b. 1854.

Hunter, Rachel

RACHEL HUNTER: (1754-1813), novelist, born in London about 1754, married an English merchant resident in Lisbon, but after ten years of married life her husband died, and Mrs. Hunter returned to England. She took up her abode in Norwich either 1794 or 1795, and devoted herself henceforth to literary pursuits. She died at Norwich in …

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Anne Hunter

ANNE HUNTER: (1742-1821), poetess, eldest daughter of Robert Home, surgeon, and sister of Sir Everard Home (q.v.); married in July 1771, John Hunter (q.v.) the great surgeon. Be fore her marriage she had gained some note as a lyrical poetess, her “Flower of the Forest” appearing in “The Lark,” an Edinburgh periodical, in 1765. Her …

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Hunter, Henry Noel Alexander

HENRY NOEL ALEXANDER HUNTER: D.S.O. 1918, the Queen’s Regt.; b. 1881; educ.: Temple Grove; Haileybury College. Served South African War, 1899-1902 (Queen’s medal and three clasps, King’s medal and two clasps); European War, 1914-18 (despatches, D.S.O., Bt. Lt.-Col.). Address: The Queen’s Royal Regiment, c/o Lloyd’s , 6 Pall Mall, S. W. 1.

Hunter, Christopher

CHRISTOPHER HUNTER: (1675-1757), physician and antiquary, born in July 1675, was the only son of Thomas Hunter, of Medonsley, Durham, by his second wife, Margaret Readshaw (Surtees, Durham, ii. 289). He was educated at the free grammar school of Kepyr in Houghton-le-Spring, Durham. In 1692 he was admitted pensioner of St. John’s College, Cambridge, and …

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Hunter of Beech Hill, Co. Berks

G156 HENRY HUNTER: Merchant of London; b. 1634. G157 JOHN HUNTER: lived in Berkshire; d. 1714. G158 HENRY LANNOY HUNTER. G159 HUNTER. G160 SIR CLAUDIUS STEPHEN HUNTER: b. 1775; created Baronet, 1812. G161 JOHN HUNTER: b. 1798. G162 SIR CLAUDIUS STEPHEN PAUL HUNTER: 2nd Baronet. G163 SIR CHARLES RODERICK HUNTER: 3rd Baronet; b. 1858.

Hunter, George Leland

GEORGE LELAND HUNTER: author; b. Bellingham, Mass. May 8, 1867; grad. Phillips Exeter Acad., N.H., 1885; A.B., Harvard 1889; m. Esther Kennedy Boardman, Pittsburgh March 24, 1913. Writer, lecturer on tapestries and other decorative subjects; decorative author: new edit. “New Internat. Ency.,” 1914. Clubs: University (Chicago), Harvard New York City. Author: “Tapestries. Their Origin, History …

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Hunter, John

JOHN HUNTER: mechanical engineer; b. Girvan, Scotland, Aug. 11, 1866; s. John and Elizabeth (Templeton) H.; educ. Ayr. Acad., and Hawthorne Acad., London; m. Minnie L. Templeton, of Detroit, Mich., Jan. 18, 1899. Apprentice in Mech. Engring., Ayr., 1881-86; sea going engr., 1886-95; Sr. 1st Asst. Engr. steamship St. Louis, Am. Line, New York 1895-98; …

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Walter Samuel Hunter

WALTER SAMUEL HUNTER: psychologist; b. Decatur, Ill. Mar. 22, 1889; s. of George and Ida (Weakeley) Hunter; student Polytechnic Coll., Ft. Worth, Tex., 1905-08; A.B., U. of Tex., 1910; Ph.D., U. of Chicago, 1912; married; children: Thayer, Helen. Instr. Philosophy, 1912-14, adj. professor of Psychology, 1914-16, U. of Tex.; professor of Psychology, U. of Kansas, …

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William Boyd Hunter

WILLIAM BOYD HUNTER: lawyer, economist; b. Ponca, Neb., Apr. 1, 1876; s. William Hugh and Annie (Armstrong) Hunter; B.Sc., U. of Neb., 1897, A.M., 1898; unmarried. Statistical expert, Bur. of Census, 1900-04, and in charge of methods and results, 1903-04; Economist in charge investigations of monopolies, restraint of trade, and unfair methods of competition, Bur. …

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Graham Chambers Hunter

GRAHAM CHAMBERS HUNTER: clergyman; b. Toronto, Can. Dec. 5, 1882; s. of William Armstrong and Eliz. (Chambers) Hunter; came to U.S., 1899; A.B., Princeton 1904; B.D., Union Theol. Sem., 1909; A.M., Columbia, 1909; D.D., Occidental Coll., 1925; m. Louise Holden of Newark, N.J., Oct. 19, 1911. Instr. Mills Inst., Honolulu, H.T., 1904-06; ordained Presbyterian minister, …

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Hiram Tyram Hunter

HIRAM TYRAM HUNTER: educator; b. Mars Hill, N.C., March 26, 1883; s. James Hardy and Martha Caroline (Braley) Hunter ; grad. Mars Hill Coll., 1908; B.A., Wake Forest Coll. 1908; M.A., Teachers Coll. (Columbia), 1917; Ed.M., Harvard, 1922; m. Glen Weaver of Weaversville, N.C., Aug. 7, 1912; children: Marthalou, Lucy Jane. Pres. Southside Inst., Chase …

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Wiles Robert Hunter

(WILES) ROBERT HUNTER: sociologist; b. Terre Haute, Ind., April 10, 1874; s. of W. R. and Caroline (Fouts) Hunter; A.B. Ind. U., 1896; m. Caroline M. Phelps Stokes of Norton, Conn., May 23, 1903; children: Robert, Phelps Stokes, Caroline Phelps, Helen Louisa (dec. ). Organizing Sec., Chicago Bur. of Charities, 1896-1902; chmn. investigation com. city …

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