List of Books

Hunters in Print:

1. James Hunter family record by Mary Hunter

2. Hunters of Forfarshire: 1528-1928 by G.G.Guthrie Hunter

3. The Hunter history and family tree by Russell P. Hunter

4. Hunter family records. An account of the first American
settlers and colonial families of the name of Hunter, and other
genealogical and historical data, mostly new and original
material, including early wills and marriages heretofore
unpublished by William Montgomery Clemens, 1860-1931 New York,
W. M. Clemens

5. Count it all joy by Richard C. Hunter

6. Research notes used to compile “Genealogy of the descendants of
John Hunter (1667-8) and Margaret (Albin) Hunter: ancestors of
Frances Elizabeth Hunter”:includes allied families; v.01 and v.
02 by Seymour L. Green

7. The descendants of William Hunter and Frances Grubb Hunter of
Baltimore County, Maryland by William Falkner Hunter

8. Maps – Hunter

9. Genealogy of Sherwood J. Hunter (Chasse) and Roberta Keene by
Sherleen Hunter

Family Search.Org

In my Hunter One-Name Study research for books on Hunters:

1. The Hunters by Keith Hunter

2. Robert Hunter of Warren County, Ohio: revolutionary ancestor

3. Hunter family history, 1810-1966 by Victor Edward Hunter, 1935-

4. Edward Hunter, 1793-1883 by Orson F. Whitney (Orson Ferguson,
1855-1931)

5. Hunter family records by Edgar J. Hunter

6. Adam Hunter, Ayrshire Scot emigrant to Macoupin County,
Illinois, 1843: his ascendants to William Hunter, 1728-1811,
Prestwick, Ayrshire, Scotland, and descendants through four
chidren by William Hunter McLean, 1909-

7. The Hunters of s.w. Miramichi by Phyllis Hunter Dobson

8. Some family papers of the Hunters of Hunterston

9. The pedigree of Hunter of Abbotshill and Barjarg, and cadet
families: Hunter of Bonnytown and Doonholm, Hunter-Blair of
Blairquhan, Hunter of Auchterarder, Hunter of Thurston by Andrew
Alexander Hunter

Saturday Night Genealogy Fun!

Randy Seavers is one of my favorite genealogist’s

and every Saturday night he has a fun night specifically for his followers like myself.

I am a member of DAR and have several lines back to the time of the US Revolutionary War (1775-1783), about 240 years ago. My mission also will be to add a supplemental application for this particular grandfather, Robert Hunter, Sr. Other ancestors have already submitted him so this will be easy for mine.

Here’s mine (from my Hunter line):

1)I (1942-????)knew my paternal grandfather, John Wesley Hunter (1891-1971)

2)John Wesley Hunter (1891-1971), my grandfather)knew his paternal grandfather, Samuel Elijah Hunter (1829-1894).

3) Samuel Elijah Hunter (1829-1894), my 2nd great-grandfather)knew his paternal grandfather, Robert Hunter, Sr. (1765-1828)

4) Robert Hunter, Sr. (1765-1828, my 4th great grandfather)served in the Revolutionary War and participated in the Battle of Point Pleasant under Capt. John Lucas, Thomas Burk’s list, 5-30-1774, and was appointed overseer of road (10-7-1774). Also listed in source from Giles County Genealogical Society in Pearisburg, Virginia, Capt. Daniel Smith’s Co.of Fincastle Co. Militia.

On one of my genealogy trips to visit the Warner Hall Graveyard at Warner Hall in Virginia (my ancestor who leads me to my cousin, George Washington), we made a special trip to Giles County Courthouse to visit and take photos of the Revolutionary Memorial Stone with Robert Hunter (my 4th great-grandfather’s) name listed.

Carol’s Herndon Paternal Line

CDR William Lewis Herndon
BIRTH 25 Oct 1813 Virginia, USA
DEATH 12 Sep 1857 Hatteras, Dare County, North Carolina, USA
BURIAL United States Naval Academy Cemetery Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
PLOT Cenotaph memorial
GPS Add coordinates
MEMORIAL ID 142744332

My grandmother, Honor Nettie Herndon, was the cousin of Ellen “Nell” Herndon, daughter of Cdr William Lewis Herndon and wife of President Chester Arthur.

Sunday is the perfect day for me to post a rememberance of my Herndon ancestors because of the tragic death of Nell’s father. He went down with his ship just off the North Carolina coast during a hurricane. While I lived on Roanoke Sound in Manteo, North Carolina, I went through the first hurricane (Isabelle) in my life, and at that time thought about his tragic death. My heart was so full of sadness.

 

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