abraham l. hunter biography

Abraham L. Hunter was born on November 11, 1860 in Hector, Schuyler, New York. He was the youngest son of eight children of Daniel G. and Mary A. Pierce Hunter. His mother was the Postmistress of the village of Hector.

Hunter family lived in Watkins, Schuyler County

Abraham married Miss Minnie E. Johnson, daughter of Rufus W. and Mary E. (Mathews) Johnson, and a native of the town of Hector, where she lived until the time of her marriage, December 2, 1885. They lived in Watkins where he was a Veterinary surgeon and a skillful surgeon in his occupation. He always adhered to Republican principles, supporting the candidates of that party. He held the position of Secretary of the Republican County Committee and ws its Chairman in 1893-94.

Abraham served as Vice President of the Schuyler County Agricultural Society and in his fraternal relations was with Jefferson Lodge No. 332, F. & A. M., in which organization he took a warm interest.

August 15, 1898 Abraham L. Hunter died. He is buried in Hector Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Hector, Schuyler County, New York, USA.

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