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 Sylvania Cemetery, Sylvania, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA


Latitude: 42.68193605016474, Longitude: -87.9539680480957

 Thumb Description Status Location Name (Died/Buried)
Adam Hunter 1829-1905
Adam Hunter 1829-1905
Adam Hunter was born in Dumfriesshire, Scotland in 1833, to James & Jean (Heisty) Hunter. He came to America in July of 1853 with his sister and brother, William & Mary Hunter. His father & mother followed in Aug. of 1858. The Hunters located in Yorkville Twp just north of Union Grove. After his father's death in 1877 (ed. note: his father died in 1873), Adam sold the farm and moved to Section 35, Yorkville Twp, where he had 80 acres. Adam married Charlotte Whitcher (born Dec. 10, 1837 in London, England), daughter of John C. & Sarah Ann (Holden) Whitcher, on Apr. 10, 1869 in Yorkville. The Whitchers came to America in 1840, and also settled in Yorkville Twp. Adam & Charlotte Hunter had 5 children. He died on July 22, 1905. 
  Latitude: 42.68203069495328, Longitude: -87.95375347137451  Adam Hunter (d. 22 Jul 1905)
Martha Elizabeth Hunter 1873-1959
Martha Elizabeth Hunter 1873-1959
Daughter of Adam Hunter and Charlotte Whitcher. Monumental Inscription, Martha Elizabeth Hunter Hansen (daughter of Adam and Charlotte), Sylvania Cemetery, Racine County, Wisconsin
Photo courtesy of M. Marolis. Martha Elizabeth Hunter was born on Nov. 15, 1873 in Yorkville Twp, to Adam & Charlotte Hunter. She married Emil Hansen (born July 29, 1878 in Denmark) and lived in Paris Twp, Kenosha, WI. They had 2 children. Emil & his son were killed when hit by a train at Union Grove, WI on Feb. 13, 1950. Martha died in a Kenosha hospital on Nov. 5, 1959. CHILDREN OF: Emil Hansen & Martha Elizabeth Hunter - Edwin Emil Hansen-born Feb. 14, 1913 in Paris Twp; married to Pauline Permann on June 22, 1940; died on Feb. 13, 1950; buried in Sunset Ridge Cemetery, Kenosha, WI; - Evelyn Hansen-died in infancy; buried here; 
  Latitude: 42.681967598443606, Longitude: -87.95392513275146  Martha Elizabeth Hunter (d. 5 Nov 1959)
William James Hunter 1869-1948
William James Hunter 1869-1948
Son of Adam Hunter and Charlotte Whitcher. Monumental Inscription, William James Hunter (son of Adam and Charlotte), Sylvania Cemetery, Racine County, Wisconsin. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Hunter&GSiman=1&GScid=89342&GRid=11262368&
Photo courtesy of Theresa Williams. CHILDREN OF: Adam Hunter & Charlotte Whitcher - William James Hunter-born May 10, 1869 in Yorkville Twp; worked the family farm; never married; died Apr. 11, 1948; buried here; - Sarah Jane Hunter-born Nov. 28, 1871 in Yorkville Twp; married to Charles William Christensen on Oct. 25, 1889; ; lived at Lake Mills, Iowa; had 8 children; died Jan. 15, 1944; - Martha Elizabeth Hunter-born Nov. 15, 1873 in Yorkville Twp; buried here; see account below; - John Charles Hunter-born 1875 in Yorkville Twp; never married; died as the result of a fall on Dec. 31, 1917; buried here; - Charlotte Maria Hunter-born May 7, 1879 in Yorkville Twp; married to Jacob J Haney; had 7 children-Josephine (Block 1, Lot 3, ND), Frank (Block 3, Lot 10, ND), Edwin, Ruth (Blackburn), & Lenora (Frances), John, & Harold; died at Racine on Feb. 26, 1944; buried in St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Kenosha Co; INSCRIPTIONS
Emil Hansen/July 29, 1878/Feb. 13, 1950
Martha Hansen/Nov. 15, 1873/Nov. 5, 1959
*****Evelyn Hansen/infant (small stone next to Wm. Hunter) 
  Latitude: 42.68187295355896, Longitude: -87.95388221740723  William James Hunter (d. 11 Apr 1948)