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Alexander Hunter

Birthdate: (59)
Birthplace: Province of Virginia
Death: March 25, 1804 (55-63)
Henry County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Col. John Hunter and Rachel McFarland
Husband of Martha Hunter
Father of Mary "Polly" Bassett; Peter Hunter; Samuel Hunter; Elizabeth Matthews; Peyton Hunter and 5 others
Brother of Nancy Martin; Elizabeth "Bessie" Hunter; Robert Hunter; James Hunter; Benjamine Hunter and 1 other
Half brother of Benjamin Franklin "Francis" Hunter; Robert Hunter; Maj. Benjamin Hunter and James Hunter

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About Alexander Hunter

Hunter of Rockingham, North Carolina http://www.geneajourney.com/hunter.html

James Hunter b 4 Jul 1666, Scotland, d 1738. He md Isabella Currie abt 1792. She was b 1660. Child of James Hunter and Isabella Currie was:

Alexander Hunter b 30 Oct 1698, Antrim Co., Ireland, d Mar 1768, Bedford, VA. He md Elizabeth Steele abt 1733, daughter of Alexander Steele. She was b abt 1715, Ireland, d aft 1770, Bedford, VA. Children of Alexander Hunter and Elizabeth Steele were:

  • Alice Hunter b abt 1735, Easton, PA or VA; md Nicholas Hays 18 Nov 1751.
  • John Hunter b abt 1736; md Rachel McFarland abt 1756.
  • Samuel Hunter b abt 1738; md Sally Whitworth 27 Dec 1773, Guilford, NC.
  • Sarah Elizabeth Hunter b abt 1739; md Charles P. May.
  • James Hunter b 8 Apr 1740.
  • Alexander Hunter b 1745, Henry, VA, d 1804, Henry, VA; md Martha Hairston 3 Jun 1769, Bedford, VA.
  • Elizabeth Hunter b 1750.

Alexander patented land on the bottom which leads to Mulberry creek, east branch of the north fork of Falling River in 1819. He was an eccentric character, and gave himself the nickname of "Devil" Aleck.

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Alexander Hunter's Timeline

1745
1745
Province of Virginia
1771
1771
Age 26
Bedford Co., VA
1773
1773
Age 28
Bedford Co., VA
1775
1775
Age 30
Henry Co., VA
1776
1776
Age 31
Henry County, Virginia
1777
July 25, 1777
Age 32
1778
1778
Age 33
Henry Co., VA
1779
September 30, 1779
Age 34
Henry Co., VA
1781
1781
Age 36
Henry Co., VA