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Birthplace: Bracken, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Red Rock, Bannock, Idaho, United States
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About Charles Jefferson Hunt

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Jefferson Hunt (January 20, 1803 – May 11, 1879) was a U.S. western pioneer, soldier, and politician. He was a captain in the Mormon Battalion, brigadier general in the California State Militia, a California State Assemblyman, and a representative to the Utah Territorial Legislature..."

"...Hunt was born to John Hunt and Martha Jenkins in Bracken County, Kentucky. Some sources site his full name as Charles Jefferson Hunt..."

"..He married Celia Mounts in 1823. In 1834 they both converted to Mormonism..."

"...in Nauvoo, Illinois, he was an early participant in plural marriage when he married Matilda Nease..."

"...In 1846, while encamped at Council Bluffs, Iowa, he joined the Mormon Battalion, which was formed at the request of the U.S. government for participation in the Mexican-American War.

He was commissioned as a Captain, and was placed in command of Company A. Two of his sons also enlisted, and served under his command.

He temporarily commanded the entire battalion when its commander died, until a replacement arrived..."

"...In 1856 he was appointed as a Brigadier General in the California State Militia..."

"...In 1860 he founded the town of Huntsville, Utah.

He served as a representative to the Utah Territorial Legislature in 1863, representing Weber County.

He died in 1879 in Oxford, Idaho..."

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Jefferson Hunt', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 2 February 2011, 00:33 UTC, <http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Jefferson_Hunt&oldid=411482181> [accessed 31 March 2011]

Burial Memorial:

"Captain Jefferson Hunt, soldier, pioneer, and churchman. Born January 20, 1804 in Kentucky. Died May 11, 1879 in Idaho. Charles Jefferson Hunt served in the Mormon Battalion as captain of company A and as assistant executive officer in its historic march from Council Bluffs Iowa to San Diego, California 1846-1847. His service on the commendation of all whom served with him. Under appointment by President Brigham Young in 1851, Captain Hunt was guide for the pioneers to San Bernardino, California. His pioneering services also included Provo, Parawan, and Huntsville {which bears his name} in Utah and Oxford, Idaho. A convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, he was loyal, obedient, and faithful to the end."

Erected by descendants of Captain Hunt and the Utah Pioneers Trails and Landmarks Association

SOURCE: http://www.orsonprattbrown.com/CJB/06McRee/charles-jefferson-hunt.html

Biographical Summary:

Hunt, Jefferson, a member of the Mormon Battalion and captain of Company A, was born Jan. 20, 1803, in Bracken County, Kentucky, a son of John Hunt and Martha Jenkins. He moved with his parents to Illinois, where he met and married Celia Mounts in 1823. They embraced the "Mormon" faith in 1834, and later joined the "Mormons" in Clay County, Mo., and were driven from there to Caldwell County where they shared in the persecutions of the saints at that place. During the Illinois troubles Jefferson Hunt served as a major in the Nauvoo Legion. When the call was made for the Mormons to enlist for service against Mexico, he joined the Battalion and was chosen captain of the first company. His eldest two sons also enlisted in the Battalion, his son Marshall being the youngest member (seventeen years old). The Hunt family accompanied the Battalion as far as Santa Fe. After making the march to California, Captain Hunt and son Marshall reached Salt Lake Valley in October, 1847. That fall Captain Hunt went to California with his sons and fifteen others to obtain provisions, cattle, seeds and grain. They took the southern route, reaching what is now San Bernardino, on Christmas day, 1847. With two hundred head of cattle, seeds, etc., they returned to Salt Lake, reaching the "Valley" in May, 1848. In the spring of 1849 he helped to settle Provo, remaining there until 1851, when he was called to go to California with Elder Amasa M. Lyman and Charles C. Rich, to establish the settlement of San Bernardino. He lived there until 1857, when he was called back to Utah on account of the Johnston Army troubles. Captain Hunt served as a member of the first legislature of California and erected the first sawmill in San Bernardino County. After his return to Utah he lived in Ogden Valley, Huntsville being named in his honor. He also lived in Oxford, Idaho, where he died May 11, 1879..."

SOURCE: LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 4, p. 747

-------------------- Son of John Thomas Hunt and Martha Jenkins

Married Celia Mounts, 1 Dec 1823, Albion, Edwards, Illinois. Children: Jefferson Hunt, Jane (Julia) Hunt, Hyrum Hunt, Harriet Hunt, John Hunt, Gilbert Hunt, Marshall Hunt, Joseph Hunt, Parley Hunt, Mary Hunt, Nancy Ann Hunt

Married Matilda Jane Nease, 7 Feb 1846, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois. Children: Jannetta Hunt, Matilda Hunt, Peter Hunt, Olive Isabelle Hunt, Thomas Jefferson Hunt, James Franklin Hunt, Julia Ellen Hunt, Liberty Independence Hunt, Sophronia Elizabeth Hunt.

LDS Biographical Encyclopedia, Andrew Jenson, Vol. 4, p. 747

Hunt, Jefferson, a member of the Mormon Battalion and captain of Company A, was born Jan. 20, 1803, in Bracken County, Kentucky, a son of John Hunt and Martha Jenkins. He moved with his parents to Illinois, where he met and married Celia Mounts in 1823. They embraced the "Mormon" faith in 1834, and later joined the "Mormons" in Clay County, Mo., and were driven from there to Caldwell County where they shared in the persecutions of the saints at that place. During the Illinois troubles Jefferson Hunt served as a major in the Nauvoo Legion. When the call was made for the Mormons to enlist for service against Mexico, he joined the Battalion and was chosen captain of the first company. His eldest two sons also enlisted in the Battalion, his son Marshall being the youngest member (seventeen years old). The Hunt family accompanied the Battalion as far as Santa Fe. After making the march to California, Captain Hunt and son Marshall reached Salt Lake Valley in October, 1847. That fall Captain Hunt went to California with his sons and fifteen others to obtain provisions, cattle, seeds and grain. They took the southern route, reaching what is now San Bernardino, on Christmas day, 1847. With two hundred head of cattle, seeds, etc., they returned to Salt Lake, reaching the "Valley" in May, 1848. In the spring of 1849 he helped to settle Provo, remaining there until 1851, when he was called to go to California with Elder Amasa M. Lyman and Chas. C. Rich, to establish the settlement of San Bernardino. He lived there until 1857, when he was called back to Utah on account of the Johnston Army troubles. Captain Hunt served as a member of the first legislature of California and erected the first sawmill in San Bernardino County. After his return to Utah he lived in Ogden Valley, Huntsville being named in his honor. He also lived in Oxford, Idaho, where he died May 11, 1879.

See photograph of inscription placed on monument, at summit of Red Rock Pass, erected by Descendants of Captain Hunt and the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association.

Mormon Battalion, Company A


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Spouses:

 

Celia Mounts Mounts Hunt 1805 - 1897

 

Matilda Jane Nease Hunt 1828 - 1865


Children:

 

Gilbert Hunt 1825 - 1858

 

Marshall Hunt 1829 - 1915

 

Jane Hunt Stoddard 1831 - 1899

 

John Hunt 1833 - 1917

 

Harriett Hunt Mayfield 1835 - 1918

 

Joseph L. Hunt 1837 - 1916

 

Nancy Ann Hunt Daley 1837 - 1920

 

Hyrum Hunt 1840 - 1880

 

Mary Hunt 1845 - 1930

 

James Franklin Hunt 1858 - 1917

 

Peter Hunt 1862 - 1905


Maintained by: SMSmith Originally Created by: Bill E. Doman Record added: Nov 15, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 22927878

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Captain Jefferson Hunt's Timeline

1803
January 20, 1803
Bracken, Kentucky, United States
1823
December 1, 1823
Age 20
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
1825
April 11, 1825
Age 22
1831
October 1, 1831
Age 28
1833
March 9, 1833
Age 30
Albion, IL, USA
1835
February 9, 1835
Age 32
1837
May 9, 1837
Age 34
Caldwell, MO, USA
1840
October 7, 1840
Age 37
Dunkllin, MO, USA
1843
May 18, 1843
Age 40
Kentucky, United States
1845
July 12, 1845
Age 42