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James Hunter

Male 1763 - 1829  (66 years)


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  • Name James Hunter 
    Born 1763  Dunscow, Kirkmahoe? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Aug 1829  Dunscow, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I14  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 

    Father John Hunter? 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Corrie? 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F2305  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet Atchison,   b. 29 Apr 1764, Moffat, Dumfries-shire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1846, Dunscow, Kirkmahoe? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1793  Applegarth, Dumfrieshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Hunter,   b. 24 Mar 1795,   d. 8 Jul 1818, Duncow, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)  [natural]
     2. JAMES Hunter,   b. 2 Jul 1797, Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1872, Union Grove, Racine, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     3. Agness Hunter,   b. 27 Oct 1799, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1884, Kirkton, Kirkmahoe, Dumfriesshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     4. Adam Hunter,   b. 22 Nov 1801, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1853, Kerricks, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]
     5. Jean Hunter,   b. 1804,   d. 12 Mar 1819  (Age 15 years)  [natural]
     6. William Hunter,   b. 9 Dec 1805, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1895, Kirkgunzeon, Kirkcudbrightshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)  [natural]
     7. Margaret Hunter,   b. 12 Jul 1807, Kirkmichael Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1807, Kirkmichael Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     8. Thomas Hunter,   b. 1 Aug 1808, Dunscow, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1810, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     9. Thomas (2) Hunter,   b. 6 Oct 1811, Kirkmichael Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1811, Kirkmichael Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     10. Janet Hunter,   b. 13 Oct 1816, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1819, Kirkmahoe Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)  [natural]
     11. Susan Hunter,   b. 1819,   d. 1819, died in infancy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 7 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F16  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Apr 1793 - Applegarth, Dumfrieshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    James Hunter in Duncow
    James Hunter in Duncow
    ERECTED to the MEMORY of James Hunter in Duncow, who died Aug the 28th 1829 aged 66 years. John Hunter his son, died July the 8th 1818 aged 23 years & Jean Hunter his daughter, died March the 12th 1819 aged 15 years. Thomas died Oct 1810 aged 2 years. Jannet died April the 11th 1819 aged 2 years. Susan & 2nd Thomas & Margaret died a few days after their birth. Also Catherine infant daughter of the above John Hunter. Also Jannet Atchison Spouse of The above James Hunter who died 18th Sept 1846 aged 74 years. Also James son of William Hunter and Grandson of the above who died 17th Jan 1838 aged 3 years.

  • Notes 
    • Shepherd. Drowned herding his sheep. (Source: History of Racine County, WI in biography of his grandson, Adam Hunter)
      May have had a brother, William who was married to Janet Wilson. William and Janet were having children at the same time in Kirkmahoe.

      Monument inscription in the Kirkmahoe Cemetery.

      Irregular marriage: "James Hunter and Janet Aitcheson were also this day rebuked for their irregular marriage, and absolved from the Scandal."
      - Old Parish Register, Applegarth, April 20, 1793