Wm. Hunt's wife was Emily Smith, sister of my GG Grandfather Alvin T. Smith, who also moved to Luzerne in the late 1880's. Both Wm & Emily and Alvin T & his wife Margaret Burhans moved to Luzerne from Jasper, MIdland Co, MI.
Emily's parents were William Nathaniel Smith b. 1804 Franklin, Sussex, NJ & d. before the 1850 census which was taken on 9/3/1850 probably Portland, Ionia, MI and Sophia Perrigo b. 1803 NJ, d. 7/25/1870 MI. There children were 1.Lewis b. 1/12/1826 NY d. 1/21/1910 Casnovia, Muskegon, MI married Adelaide Last name unknown. 2. Alvin T. b. 1828 Tompkins Co, NY married Margaret Burhans (the daughter of Daniel & Adaline Hogle Burhans). 3.David b.1833 4.Mary b. 10/26/1835 NJ d. 6/24/1877 Bethany, Gratiot, MI she married a Fralick. 5.Emily b. 8/11/1837 MI d. 3/21/1911 at the Old Soldiers Hospital in Grand Rapids, Kent Co & was taken back up north to bury. Her death certificate says she was to be buried in Lewiston, Montmorency, MI. (My hometown) 6.Harrison b. 1840 MI 7. Edward A b. 1841 MI married Rebecca Last Name Unknown.
William Nathaniel Smith bought land in MI on 9/4/1838. And Emily was the 1st of their children to be born in MI.Her son william was her oldest. They also had Abraham S. b. 1874 married Ula e. Calkins; Ruth b. 1874 & Edward b. 1876.