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Hunter and Boone Families; NC > KY

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Re: Hunter and Boone Families; NC > KY

Posted: 25 Feb 2001 11:48AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 6 May 2006 6:22PM GMT
Cathy, I am a descendant of Charles Hunter, Sr. of Rowan Co. N.C.-wife Mary ?, oldest son Jacob Hunter, Sr. and wife Mary . They had three sons John, Jacob Jr., Samuel. Charles Hunter Sr. and Daniel Boones father were originaly from PA and they migrated to Rowan Co. N.C.-on the forks of the Yadkin River. Jacob Sr. with wife and three sons did go to Ft. Boonesborough with Daniel Boone, but it was Boones 2nd time 1779. They helped Boone settle Boones Station end of 1779 and 1780. The family were the first white settlers in Jessamine Co. Ky. on Hickman Creek. The home of Jacob Hunter, Sr. built in 1792 is still standing and is beautiful. The book refered to that Jacob Sr. died is incorrect--have read that and sorry to say it is misleading. Jacob Sr. lived to give land to his three sons. Jacob Jr. and John Hunter have pension applications on microfilm for Am Rev. War. Just recently joined Society of Boonesborough and proved that Jacob Sr.and family did stay there for a short time. Draper Manuscript has interviews of Sarah (Boone) Hunter wife of William Hunter. She tells a great deal of info. Peter Adams(nephew of Jacob Sr.) also interviewed in Draper M. telling about living with this family in Jess. Co. Ky. Have lots of info. on this line--come through Jacob Jr. daughter Eleanor m. Samuel Renfroe. Will be glad to share with anyone. Leave a message and will try to answer.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Cathy (Hunter) Arp 7 Jan 2000 1:08PM GMT 
Cathy 7 Jan 2000 6:05PM GMT 
Cathy (Hunter) Arp 8 Jan 2000 10:55PM GMT 
boyd hunter 8 Mar 2000 7:33PM GMT 
TerranceH 22 Feb 2001 4:20AM GMT 
antiquejae 25 Feb 2001 6:48PM GMT 
Jim Adams 28 Feb 2001 4:43AM GMT 
antiquejae 6 Mar 2001 3:38PM GMT 
aj4ever1 1 Sep 2001 3:52AM GMT 
deerfisherman... 23 Aug 2002 1:14AM GMT 
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