Hunter Family History

Sir Martin Hunter

SIR MARTIN HUNTER: (1757-1846), General, second son and heir of Cuthbert Hunter of Medonsley, Durham, by his wife Anne, daughter of the Rev. John Nixon of Haltwhistle, Northum berland, was born in 1757. On August 30, 1771 he was appointed Ensign in the 52nd Foot, in which he became Lieutenant 18 June 1775, Captain 21 …

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Sir John Mark Somers Hunter

SIR JOHN MARK SOMERS HUNTER: Kt., cr. 1923; M.A.; D.Lit.; formerly Director of Public Instruction, Burma; b. 1865; s. of late Rev. Joseph William Hunter, formerly Rector of Chid dingfold, Surrey, and Jessie Collymore Hunter; m. 1896 Isabella Mary, dau. of late Richard Laffan, J.P., of Cloverfield, Co. Limerick; one dau.; educ.: Denstone College, Staffs.: …

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Sir John Hunter

SIR JOHN HUNTER: K.B.E., cr. 1917; Director Iron Employer’s Insurance Association, Ltd., London and Glasgow; Chairman, The Rivet, Bolt, and Nut Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Chair man and Director, North-West Rivet, Bolt, and Nut Factory, Ltd., Airdrie; Chairman Wylie and Lochhead, Ltd., Glasgow; Chairman of Sir William Arrol & Co., Ltd., Engineers and Contractors, Glasgow; Chairman …

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Sir John Herbert Hunter

SIR JOHN HERBERT HUNTER: Kt. cr. 1925; member of the L.C.C. since 1907; Vice Chairman, 1912-13; Chairman 1924-25; b. 7 March 1864; s. of late John Humphrey Hunter; educ.: Privately; J.P. County of London since 1913; Chairman of Junior Constitutional Club; Chairman North Paddington Conservative Association. Address: 12 Westbourne Crescent, Hyde Park, W.2, T.: Paddington …

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Sir George Hunter

SIR GEORGE HUNTER: Kt. cr. 1921; M.P. Waipawa, 1896-99 and since 1911; b. Wellington, 1860; e.s. of George Hunter and Margaret Paul; educ.: Brams Private School. Member County Council, 33 years; 35 years chairman Wallingford R.B.; 37 years chairman Porangahou Road Board. Address: Porangahou Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. M.: 1160. Clubs: Wellington; Hawkes Bay; Waipawa; …

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Sir George Burton Hunter

SIR GEORGE BURTON HUNTER: K.B.E., cr. 1918; D.Sc., J.P., M.C.I.N.A., M.I.C.E.; Chairman of Swan, Hunter and Wingham Richardson Ltd., Shipbuilders and Engineers, Wallsend-on Tyne, and connected with several other shipbuilding and engineering companies; Director of Newcastle-upon-Tyne Electric Supply Co., Ltd.; Barclay, Curle & Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co. Ltd., Wallsend; b. Sunderland, …

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Samuel John Hunter

SAMUEL JOHN HUNTER: entomologist; b. Ireland, Nov. 11, 1866; s. of Rev. James and Rebecca (Davison) Hunter, removed with parents to Iowa in infancy; A.B., A.M., U. of Kans. 1893; grad. student, Cornell U., 1896; investigator Marine Biol. Lab., 1901-02; m. Lida W. Campbell of Atchison, Kans., June 16, 1897; 1 dau. Geneva (Mrs. John …

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Samuel Hunter

SAMUEL HUNTER: (1769-1839), editor of the “Glasgow Herald,” born in 1769, was son of John Hunter (1716-1781), parish minister of Stoneykirk, Wigtowshire. Receiving his elemen tary education in his native place, he qualified as a surgeon in Glasgow University, and for a time, about the end of the century, practiced his profession in Ireland. Somewhat …

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Robert Hunter

ROBERT HUNTER: of Ipswich, Massachusetts, was a freeman October 7, 1640. His wife, Mary, was mentioned in his will, dated 1647, but no children. Another Robert Hunter, of Ipswich, had several children. Thomas the eldest died in 1687. It is believed that Thomas Hunter, of Marblehead, 1653, was his son. Another Thomas was in Springfield, …

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Robert Hunter

ROBERT HUNTER: Colonial Governor, d. in Jamaica 11 March 1734. He entered the British Army, and rose to the rank of Major General. He was appointed Governor of Virginia in 1797, but while on the voyage, was captured by a French privateer, and retained a captive till the end of 1709. In June 1710 he …

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Rev. Archer George Hunter

REV. ARCHER GEORGE HUNTER: M.A.; Hon. Canon of Winchester since 1897; Rural Dean of Leatherhead, 1906-25; Commissary to Bishop of Grahamstown; b. Nov. 12, 1850, s. of Richard and Caroline Hunter; m. 1881; one s. two dau. Educ.: Marlborough Trinity College, Cambridge; Cuddesdon. Curate of Beddington, 1874-77; St. Michael’s Camden Town, 1877-81; Vicar of Christ …

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Philip Vassar Hunter

PHILIP VASSAR HUNTER: C.B.E., M.I.E.E.; Electrical Engineer; Joint Manager of Callender’s Cable and Construction Co., Ltd.; b. 1883; s. of J. Hunter of Emneth Hunter, Norfolk; m. 1904, Helen Maud, dau. of Charles Golder, Finchley; two dau. Educ.: Wisbech Grammar School; Faraday House. Pupil to Willans and Robinson, Ltd., Rogby; Gordon Briant, M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer …

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Peter Hunter

PETER HUNTER: British soldier, b. in Scotland in 1746, d. in Quebec 21 August, 1805. He entered the army, and had attained the rank of Lieutenant-General when he was appointed in 1799 to administer the government of Upper Canada, succeeding Lord Semcoe, and made Commander in Chief of the forces in Canada. He was eminently …

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Officers of the Continental Army

(Reference 20) Alexander Hunter (Pa.). Paymaster 1st Pennsylvania, April 12, 1777. Andrew Hunter (N.J.). Captain 3rd New Jersey Regt. June 1, 1777. Brigade Chaplain August 5, 1778. Daniel Hunter (Pa.). Colonel Pennsylvania Militia, June, 1777. David Hunter (S.C.). Capt. Militia, 1775-1781. Elijah Hunter (N.Y.). 1st Lieut. 4th Regt. New York, 1775; Captain, 1776. Ephsiam Hunter …

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Morton Craig Hunter

MORTON CRAIG HUNTER: soldier, b. in Versailles, Indiana, 5 February 1825. Was graduated at the Law Department of the Indiana University in 1849, and elected a member of the Legislature of that state in 1858. Was Colonel of the 82nd Regiment of Indiana infantry in the Civil War. He commanded a brigade till the end …

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