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William Hunter

WILLIAM HUNTER: (1718-1783), anatomist; seventh of ten children of John and Agnes Hunter, and elder brother of John Hunter (1728-1793), was born at Long Calderwood, East Kil bride, Lanarkshire, on 23 May, 1718. At the age of fourteen he was sent to Glasgow University, where he remained for five years. He was intended by his …

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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.

John Kelso Hunter

JOHN KELSO HUNTER: (1802-1873), artist and cobbler, second son of one Hunter of Chirnside who removed to Ayrshire in 1799, and died there about 1810, was born at Dunkeith, Ayr shire, on Dec. 1802, and was for some time employed as a herdboy. He was apprenticed to a shoemaker, and on the expiration of his …

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Edward Hunter

EDWARD HUNTER: of Marlboro, was born in 1716, and died there in 1797. He was a member of the General Court, 1776-77. His son, Jonathan Hunter, was born in Marlboro in 1753. He married Hannah Wallup, of Sudbury, Massachusetts. They removed to Plattsburg, New York. Their son Solomon, lived in Orwell, Ohio.

William Hunter

WLLIAM HUNTER: statesman, b. in Newport, R.I., 26 November 1774, d. there 3 December 1849. His father, Dr. William Hunter, a physician of Scottish parents, gave in Newport in 1754 the first lectures on Anatomy that were delivered in New England, and probably in the United States. The son studied medicine with his kinsman John …

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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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James Blake Hunter

JAMES BLAKE HUNTER: B.A.; Deputy-Minister of Public Works of Canada since 1908; b. Watertown, Ont. 31 Aug. 1876; s. of D. H. Hunter; B.A., Principal, Woodstock, Ont. Collegiate Institute, and Eunice, dau. of J. B. Kitchen, J.P. of St. George, Ont.; educ.: Woodstock, Ont. public schools; Woodstock Collegiate Institute and Toronto University; B.A. Honour graduate …

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History of Cayuga County New York

This history of Cayuga County New York published in 1879, provides a look at the first 80 years of existence for this county, with numerous chapters devoted to it’s early history. One value of this manuscript may be found in the etched engravings found throughout of idyllic scenes of Cayuga County including portraits of men, houses, buildings, farms, and scenery. Included are 90 biographies of early settlers, and histories of the individual townships along with lists of men involved in the Union Army during the Civil War on a regiment by regiment basis.

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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John Hunter, LL.D

JOHN HUNTER: LL.D. (1745-1837), classical scholar was born in the autumn of 1745 at Closeburn, Dumfriesshire, his father, it is said, being a farmer there. Although left an orphan in boyhood, he received a good elementary education before entering Edinburgh University, where he was a distinguished student, although supporting himself largely by private teaching. His …

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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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William Hunter

WILLIAM HUNTER: was Assistant Secretary of the State. His son, Lieut. H. C. Hunter, of the United States Navy, died at Barcelona, Spain, in 1873. Revolutionary officers of the name are Alexander, Daniel, Ephriam and James, of Pennsylvania; David of South Carolina; James of North Carolina; Andrew of New Jersey; Elijah and John, of New …

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John Hunter

JOHN HUNTER: (1728-1793), anatomist and surgeon, born on 11 February 1728 at Long Calderwood, in the parish of East Kilbride, Lanarkshire; was the youngest of ten children. His father John Hunter (d. 1741, aged 78), was descended from an old Ayrshire family, Hunter of Hunterston, and was a man of intelligence, integrity, and anxious temperament. …

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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.

Summers Hunter

SUMMERS HUNTER: C.B.E. 1918; J.P.; M. Inst. C.E., etc.; Chairman and Managing Director, The North-Eastern Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., Wallsend-on-Tyne and Sunderland; b. 12 July 1856; s. of John Ranson Hunter and Mary Isabella Dunliffe Hunter; educ.: Royal Academy, Inverness; privately; Wedgewood Institute, Burselem. Apprenticed to Barker & Cope General Engineers at Kidsgrove Stoke-on-Trent; joined …

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