John Hunter1

M, #2883, b. August 1878
Last Edited=30 Aug 2008
     John Hunter, son of Thomas Hunter and Euphemia Pitcairn, was born in August 1878 at Scotland.1,2 John Hunter was the son of Thomas Hunter and Euphemia Pitcairn.1

John Hunter immigrated into the United States with Thomas Hunter on in 1879; from Scotland.2

John Hunter appeared on the United States census of 1880 in the household of Thomas Hunter at Shafton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.3

John Hunter was naturalized in 1895.4

John Hunter appeared on the United States census of 1900 in the household of Thomas Hunter at Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado.5

John Hunter married Mary Dawson on 26 April 1904.6,7

In 1910, John Hunter appeared on the United States Census, at Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado, John is working as an Engineer in a coal mine.8

In 1920, John Hunter appeared on the United States Census, at Walsenburg Town, Huerfano County, Colorado, With this family is listed an eleven year old girl, a nurse girl to the family. Since there is an infant in the family and no mother, it is possible that Mary died in childbirth.9

John Hunter married Nannie Barcus on 6 April 1920 at Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado, The marriage was performed by Presbyterian minister G. S. Darley and witnessed by Susan J. Darley and Marshall Darley. Both bride and groom had been previously married and widowed. The original Marriage Certificate was given to this researcher at the County Court House of Huerfano County, Colorado, because it had never been picked up by the Hunters.10

John Hunter married Estella D. (?) before 1930 Estella D. was probably previously married and her married name was Chambers. This conclusion is based on the fact that in 1930 there are 4 Chambers children living with the family. It is also likely that this is a 3rd marriage for John Hunter based on a marriage record in Walsenburg, Colorado to a Nannie Barcus.11

In 1930, John Hunter appeared on the United States Census, at San Diego, San Diego County, California, With this family are 4 step-childrento John Hunter: Barbara Chambers, age 14; Alfred Chambers, age 13; William Chambers, age 11; and Louis Chambers, age 8.12

Children of John Hunter and Mary Dawson

Citations

  1. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  2. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S35] 1880 United States Census, population schedule, Shafton, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, page 319C, family 656. Thomas is listed as a coal miner.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  5. [S1] 1900 United States Census, population schedule, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado. Enumeration District 32, Supervisor's District 2, Lines 64-66, family 362. Both Thomas and John are reported to be Engineers (Stationary).; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  6. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  7. [S298] Unknown author, "Death of Mrs. John Hunter," The Walsenburg World (January 15, 1920 and January 22, 1920). Hereinafter cited as "Mary Dawson Hunter Obituary."
  8. [S2] 1910 United States Census, population schedule, Walsenburg Town, Huerfano County, Colorado, Enumeration District 84, Supervisors District 3, pricinct 26, page 4097B, lines 65-68, family 452.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  9. [S3] 1920 United States Census, population schedule, Walsenburg Town, Huerfano County, Colorado, Enumeration District 83, Supervisors District 3, Pricinct 36, page 1748 A, lines 44-49, family 188. John is working as a Stationary Engineer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  10. [S16] Marriage Record, # 60321, John Hunter to Nannie Barcus, April 6, 1920, Walsenburg, Huerfano County, Colorado. photocopy or digital copy is in the personal records of this researcher, Florence, Pinal County, Arizona.
  11. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  12. [S120] 1930 United States Census, population schedule, San Diego, San Diego County, California, Enumeration District 37-167, Supervisors District 21, roll 193, page 7B.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.