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William Hunt

Birthdate: (69)
Birthplace: Reed, Hertfordshire, England
Death: Died in Wyoming, USA
Place of Burial: Fort Laramie, Goshen, Wyoming, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of George Hunt and Elizabeth Hunt
Husband of Mary Ann Hunt
Father of William Hunt; Sarah Webb; James Hunt; Thomas Hunt; John Hunt and 6 others
Brother of Sarah Hunt; James Hunt; John Hunt and Mary Ann Hunt

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About William Hunt

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel 1847–1868 Richard Ballantyne Company (1855) He died en route.FamilySearch lists two dates for William's birth--13 Dec. 1785 and 27 July 1783. However, he gives his age as 72 on the ship manifest. Therefore, we are using the 1783 date for his birth, which makes him age 71 at the time the Ballantyne company departed.

Approximate age at departure: 71

Find A Grave

Birth: Dec. 13, 1785 Reed Hertfordshire, England

Death: 1855, USA

William Hunt is the son of Elizabeth Drage and George Hunt.

He married Mary Ann Holmes February 13, 1813 in Rampton, England.

They had eleven children:

William Hunt,

Sarah Hunt,

James Hunt,

John Hunt,

Thomas Hunt,

Mary Ann Hunt,

Abraham Hunt,

Isaac Hunt,

Emmanuel Hunt,

Levi Hunt and

Stephen Hunt.

He died enroute crossing the plains to Utah and buried at Fort Laramie, Wyoming.

More information about William Hunt

Family links:

  • Mary Ann Holmes Hunt (1789 - 1855)
  • Sarah Hunt Webb (1819 - 1877)*
  • Isaac Hunt (1829 - 1904)*
  • Emanuel Hunt (1831 - 1863)*
  • Levi Hunt (1833 - 1921)*

Burial: Fort Laramie Cemetery Fort Laramie Goshen County Wyoming, USA

Created by: Rhonda Record added: Nov 17, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 22962230

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William Hunt's Timeline

December 13, 1785
Reed, Hertfordshire, England
September 29, 1817
Age 31
Rampton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
September 29, 1819
Age 33
Rampton, , Cambridgeshire, England
December 25, 1820
Age 35
March 2, 1822
Age 36
March 2, 1822
Age 36
February 2, 1823
Age 37
Rampton, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
December 25, 1825
Age 40
January 9, 1829
Age 43
Reed, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom