Celia Hunt (Mounts) (1805 - 1897)

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Birthplace: Lincoln, KY, USA
Death: Died in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
Managed by: Della Dale Smith
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About Celia Hunt (Mounts)

Celia Mounts Hunt was the wife of Mormon pioneer Jefferson Hunt. She married Hunt in 1823, converted to Mormonism is 1834, and was part of the Mormon Battalion, which started in Council Bluffs, Iowa and settled in California. Her husband was very prominent on local politics and one of the first members of the church to practice polygamy, taking a second wife after Celia. Celia and Jefferson Hunt had 12 children, eight girls and four boys, and are related to the political family "Udall" who are prominent in Arizona politics in the 21st century.


Parents:

 

Mathias Mounts 1772 - 1819

 

Mary Montgomery Mounts 1770 - 1854


Spouse:

 

Jefferson Hunt 1803 - 1879


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


Inscription:

San Bernardino Pioneer:

"BELOVED WIFE OF JEFFERSON HUNT, FATHER OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY. MOTHER OF 11 CHILDREN. CELIA MARCHED TO ETERNAL GLORY WITH THE MORMON BATTALION ON THE LONGEST AND MOST DIFFICULT INFANTRY MARCH IN RECORDED HISTORY. MUSTERED IN COUNCIL BLUFFS JULY 16, 1846, MUSTERED OUT LOS ANGELES JULY 16, 1847"


Created by: Joe Walker

Record added: Aug 15, 2006

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Celia Hunt's Timeline

1805
September 19, 1805
Lincoln, KY, USA
1825
April 11, 1825
Age 19
1831
October 1, 1831
Age 26
1833
March 9, 1833
Age 27
Albion, IL, USA
1835
February 9, 1835
Age 29
1837
May 9, 1837
Age 31
Caldwell, MO, USA
1840
October 7, 1840
Age 35
Dunkllin, MO, USA
1843
May 18, 1843
Age 37
Kentucky, United States
1845
July 12, 1845
Age 39
1897
January 28, 1897
Age 91
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States