Arthur Wellington Hunt1

M, #7042, b. 3 September 1875, d. 1918
  • Birth*: 3 September 1875; Bentinck Twp., Ontario; Day & month per 1901 Census. Year per 1891 census. Year in 1901 Census 1879??
  • Marriage*: 1903; Ontario; "Nelly Lindsay and Art Hunt were married in 1903." Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 254; Principal=Nellie Lindsay
  • Death*: 1918; Ontario; Per Burial
  • Burial*: 1918; Durham Cemetery, Durham, Grey Co., Ontario; Transcription: Arthur W. Hunt, 1875-1918; wife nellie Lindsay, 1886-1971; Robert Nelson Hunt, 1911-1971
  • Census*: April 1881; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 5 at 1881 Census: see William Hunt
  • Census: April 1891; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 16 at 1891 Census: see William Hunt
  • Census: April 1901; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 25 at 1901 Census: see William Hunt
  • Residence*: 23 March 1908; Conc 1 Lot 58, Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (13665) show that Robert Lindsay sold 150 acres of Conc 1, Lot 58 to Arthur W. Hunt for $3,000
  • Residence: 20 November 1912; Cconc 1 Lot 58, Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (14749) show that Arthur W. Hunt at ut sold 150 acres sold 150 acres of Conc 1, Lot 58 to Ernest H. Roseborough for $3,475

Family: Nellie Lindsay b. 1886, d. 1971

  • Marriage*: 1903; Ontario; "Nelly Lindsay and Art Hunt were married in 1903." Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 254; Principal=Nellie Lindsay

Citations

  1. Middle name per email from Yvonne Shultis, April 15, 2001. Middle initial per burial.

Thomas "Nelson" Hunt1

M, #7043, b. 26 November 1880, d. 18 March 1882
  • Birth*: 26 November 1880; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Birth Reg'n. #009110-1880: Name: Thomas Nelson Hunt; Born: November 26, 1880; Location: Bentinck Twp.; Father: William Hunt, farmer; Mother: Hannah Hopps; Informant: William Hunt, Concession 1, Lot 62, ?A.D.D.?, Bentinck Twp.; Reg'd: Dec. 1 1880; Dr. Kiernan; Reg'r: Duncan Campbell
  • Death*: 18 March 1882; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Death Reg'n. #005682-1882: Name: Thomas Nelson Hunt; Died: March 18, 1882; Age: 1 year, 4 months; Location: Bentinck Twp.; Cause: fever; Dr. Jameson; Informant: WilliamHunt, Bentinck Twp.; Reg'r: J. W. Vickers
  • Burial*: 20 March 1882; Durham Cemetery, Durham, Grey Co., Ontario; Transcription: William Hopps, d. Mar 10 1889, age 82 yrs., b. Yorkshire, England; wife, Ellen, d. Sep 2 1887, age 80 yrs. 10 mo.; William E. Hunt, d. Oct 29 1908, age 66 yrs.; wife Hannah, d. Jan 21 1893, age 40 yrs.; son Thomas Nelson, d. mar 18 1882, age 1 yr. 3 m 2 d.
  • Census*: April 1881; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 4 months at 1881 Census: see William Hunt

Citations

  1. Given names per birth and death reg'n's.

James Wesley Hunt1

M, #7044, b. 12 April 1883, d. 22 July 1952
  • Birth*: 12 April 1883; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Birth Reg'n. #010147-1883: Name: James Welsey Hunt; Born: April 12, 1883; Location: Bentinck Twp.; Father: William Hunt, farmer; Mother: Hannah Hopps; Informant: William Hunt, Bentinck Twp.; Reg'd: May 1883; Reg'r: J. W. Vickers
  • Marriage*: 7 December 1910; Calgary, Alberta; "In Calgary, Alberta on December 7, 1910 James Wesley Hunt (b. 12 Apr 1883, Durham, Ontario, died 22 July, 1952 in Edmonton, Alberta) married Elsie Jean MacDonald who was born 22 Jan 1886 in New Glasgow, PEI and died on 27 March 1975 in Grande Prairie, Alberta. She was the daughter of Rev. Alexander Donald MacDonald and Margaret J. MacLeod. " per email from Donna Gummer, Feb 4, 2001
    "He married my grandmother in 1910 in Calgary, Alberta." per email from Donna Gummer, Jan 31, 2001; Principal=Elsie Jean Macdonald
  • Death*: 22 July 1952; Edmonton, Alberta; Per Marriage
  • Note*: 13 April 1883; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; "My grandfather, James Welsey Hunt, son of William Hunt and Hannah Hotts, was born in 1884 in Durham, Ontario - I don't know which one but I am quite sure it is near Hanover as I had that written down once." per Donna Gummer's email, Jan 31, 2001
  • Residence*: 1884; Conc 3 Lot 41, Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Lot 41 Concession 3 is on the very south border of Bentinck Twp., about in the middle between Durham on the east and Hanover on the west. The Durham Road goes straight east and west between the towns of Durham and Hanover and the Hunt's lot was one concession south of the road. It's easy to see why it was said that they were from Durham, Ontario.
    Bentinck Township is in Grey County (the census returns call it South Grey Co.), on the west side of the county, just north of Normanby Twp. which is on the south west corner of the county. Grey County is in the northern part of south-western Ontario, just south of Georgian Bay.
    Towns in the area include Walkerton (of bad water fame) just to the west, Orangeville to the south-east, Owen Sound directly north and Collingwood to the north-east - the last two on Georgian Bay.
  • Census*: April 1891; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 8 at 1891 Census: see William Hunt
  • Census: April 1901; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 18 at 1901 Census: see William Hunt. (Year given as 1882)
  • Note: 14 May 1902; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Witnesses at marriage of brother Herbert
  • Occupation*: after 1915; Edmonton, Alberta; " ... was a hardware wholesale owner who owned his own hardware business in Edmonton." per Donna Gummer's email, Jan 31, 2001

Family: Elsie Jean Macdonald b. 22 Jan 1886, d. 27 Mar 1975

  • Marriage*: 7 December 1910; Calgary, Alberta; "In Calgary, Alberta on December 7, 1910 James Wesley Hunt (b. 12 Apr 1883, Durham, Ontario, died 22 July, 1952 in Edmonton, Alberta) married Elsie Jean MacDonald who was born 22 Jan 1886 in New Glasgow, PEI and died on 27 March 1975 in Grande Prairie, Alberta. She was the daughter of Rev. Alexander Donald MacDonald and Margaret J. MacLeod. " per email from Donna Gummer, Feb 4, 2001
    "He married my grandmother in 1910 in Calgary, Alberta." per email from Donna Gummer, Jan 31, 2001; Principal=Elsie Jean Macdonald

Citations

  1. Given names per birth reg'n.

Elsie Jean Macdonald1

F, #7045, b. 22 January 1886, d. 27 March 1975
  • Birth*: 22 January 1886; New Glascow, Prince Edward Island; Per marriage
  • Marriage*: 7 December 1910; Calgary, Alberta; "In Calgary, Alberta on December 7, 1910 James Wesley Hunt (b. 12 Apr 1883, Durham, Ontario, died 22 July, 1952 in Edmonton, Alberta) married Elsie Jean MacDonald who was born 22 Jan 1886 in New Glasgow, PEI and died on 27 March 1975 in Grande Prairie, Alberta. She was the daughter of Rev. Alexander Donald MacDonald and Margaret J. MacLeod. " per email from Donna Gummer, Feb 4, 2001
    "He married my grandmother in 1910 in Calgary, Alberta." per email from Donna Gummer, Jan 31, 2001; Principal=James Wesley Hunt
  • Death*: 27 March 1975; Grande Prairie, Alberta; Per Marriage
  • Married Name: 7 December 1910; Hunt

Family: James Wesley Hunt b. 12 Apr 1883, d. 22 Jul 1952

Citations

  1. Surname per Donna Gummer's email. Given names per Donna Gummer email.

William Alexander Hunt

M, #7046, b. 29 September 1911, d. 24 August 1988
  • Birth*: 29 September 1911; Edmonton, Alberta; Per Marriage
  • Death*: 24 August 1988; Edmonton, Alberta; Per Marriage. " ... My father died 12 year ago ... " per Donna Gummer's email Jan 31, 2001

Wesley Macdonald "Don" Hunt

M, #7047, b. 1914, d. 1945
  • Birth*: 1914; Edmonton, Alberta; " Wesley MacDonald Hunt was born in 1914 in Edmonton, Alberta. I will be looking for the actual birth date at the archives. He died in action during WW II in 1945 (his plane was never recovered). per email from Donna Gummer, Feb 4, 2001
    " ... named after his father and his mother's maiden name ... " per email frm Donna Gummer, Jan 31, 2001
  • Death*: 1945; "Wesley MacDonald Hunt was born in 1914 in Edmonton, Alberta. I will be looking for the actual birth date at the archives. He died in action during WW II in 1945 (his plane was never recovered). per email from Donna Gummer, Feb 4, 2001
    "Wesley Macdonald (who went by the name of Don, whom I am named after) died in WW II, unmarried, ... " per Donna Gummer's email Jan 31, 2001
  • Note*: 1943; Galt Aircraft School, Galt, Ontario; "I have a photo album which belonged to my Uncle don and found some pictures indicating he was in Ontario at the Galr Aircraft school in 1943." per email from Donna Gummer, Jan 31, 2001

John Arthur Hunt

M, #7048, b. 21 May 1920, d. 30 September 1983
  • Birth*: 21 May 1920; Edmonton, Alberta; "John Arthur Hunt was born 21 May 1920 in Edmonton, Alberta and died on 30 September, 1983 in Vancouver, BC." per email from Donna Gummer, Feb 4, 2001
  • Death*: 30 September 1983; Vancouver, British Columbia; "John Arthur Hunt was born 21 May 1920 in Edmonton, Alberta and died on 30 September, 1983 in Vancouver, BC." per email from Donna Gummer, Feb 4, 2001
    " ... John Arthur died 16 years ago ... " per Donna Gummer's email Jan 31, 2001

Rev. Alexander Donald Macdonald

M, #7050, b. before 1864
  • Birth*: before 1864; " ... William Alexander (named for his two grandfathers) ... " per Donna Gummer's email Jan 31, 2001
  • Marriage*: before 1884; Principal=Margaret J. MacLeod

Family: Margaret J. MacLeod b. b 1864

John Hopps

M, #7053, b. 1830, d. 26 December 1894
  • Birth*: 1830; Inverness, England; Per 1851 Census
  • Marriage*: before 1851; Ontario; "John Hopps married Franny Brock, supposedly a descendant of Canadian War Hero, General Isaac Brock (statue at Queenston Heights, Ontario)" per email from Dawn of Nashville, Sept. 6, 2001; Principal=Fanny Brock
  • Death*: 26 December 1894; per email from Dawn of Nashville, Sept. 6, 2001.
  • Census*: 1851; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 21 at 1851 Census: see William Hopps

Family: Fanny Brock b. 1828, d. 18 Nov 1899

William Hopps

M, #7054, b. 1832
  • Birth*: 1832; Inverness, England; Per 1851 Census
  • Census*: 1851; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 19 at 1851 Census: see William Hopps

Fanny Brock1

F, #7055, b. 1828, d. 18 November 1899
  • Birth*: 1828; Whitby, Ontario; Per 1851 Census
  • Marriage*: before 1851; Ontario; "John Hopps married Franny Brock, supposedly a descendant of Canadian War Hero, General Isaac Brock (statue at Queenston Heights, Ontario)" per email from Dawn of Nashville, Sept. 6, 2001; Principal=John Hopps
  • Death*: 18 November 1899; Eugenia Falls, Michigan, U.S.A.; Per GEDCOM of Dawn Bohannon.
  • Married Name: before 1851; Hopps

Family: John Hopps b. 1830, d. 26 Dec 1894

Citations

  1. Fanny per email Sep 14 2002. Per Email from Dawn in Nashville, Sept. 6, 2001. Franny?

Caroline Hopps

F, #7056, b. 1834
  • Birth*: 1834; Inverness, England; Per 1851 Census
  • Census*: 1851; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 17 at 1851 Census: see William Hopps

Mary Emma Hopps1

F, #7057, b. 1838
  • Birth*: 1838; Oxford, Canada; Per 1851 Census
  • Census*: 1851; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 13 at 1851 Census: see William Hopps

Citations

  1. Mary per 1861 Census.

Margaret Hopps

F, #7058, b. 1839
  • Birth*: 1839; Oxford, Canada; Per 1851 Census
  • Census*: 1851; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 12 at 1851 Census: see William Hopps

Francis Hopps

M, #7059, b. 1841
  • Birth*: 1841; Oxford, Canada; Per 1851 Census
  • Census*: 1851; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 10 at 1851 Census: see William Hopps
  • Census: April 1861; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 18 at 1861 Census: see William Hopps

Eliza A. Hopps1

F, #7060, b. 1844
  • Birth*: 1844; Oxford, Canada; Per 1851 Census
  • Census*: 1851; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 7 at 1851 Census: see William Hopps
  • Census: April 1861; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 15 at 1861 Census: see William Hopps

Citations

  1. Initial per 1861 Census.

Thomas Hunt II

M, #7061, b. 1796, d. 14 October 1864
  • Birth*: 1796; Corsley Parish, Wiltshire, England; Per email from Yvonne Shultis, April 15, 2001. Per Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 252
  • Marriage*: 1819; England; Per Yvonne Shultis, email April 16, 2001; Principal=Sarah Fricker
  • Death*: 14 October 1864; Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; Per Burial. "William Edward, the youngest, was born in 1843. After Thomas died in 1864, the whole family, with the exception of William E., migrated to find new opportunities in the state of Michigan. Today hundreds of Hunt descendants live in the United States, the majority in the Hillman-Alpena area of Michigan." per Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 254
  • Burial*: 16 October 1864; St. George's Cemetery, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; "St. George's Cemetery (Switzer Graveyard) (Lot 16 Conc 1 NDR, Bentinck Twp.) ... Thomas Hunt, died October 14, 1864 at age 68 years" per Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 816
  • Immigration*: 1830; Nelson Twp., Nelson, Halton Co., Ontario; "In 1830 Thomas Hunt II and family arrived in Canada after two months at sea. The crossing from England was particularly difficult for Mrs. Hunt (the former Sarah Frick) who was carrying her fifth child. Sarah was born on the St. Lawrence River in June 1, 1830. " Per Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 252
  • Residence: 1830; Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario; "Within weeks of their arrival Thomas Hunt, age 34, and two younger brothers, James Hunt (24 years old) and Jeremiah Hunt (20 years old), purchased 200 acres of land near the hamlet of Nelson, just north of Burlington." Per Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 252
  • Note*: 1852; Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; "In 1852 the Hunt family sold out at Nelson and moved to Bentinck township." from Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg 254
  • Note: 1852; Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; "Thomas Hunt had ten children by that time. The family included: Eliza Hunt who married John Carr; Hester Hunt who married John matthews; Mary Hunt who married Thomas Wingrove; Elizabeth Hunt who married Oliver Farrier; Srah Hunt; James Hunt who married Jane Reay; Susannah Hunt who married John Ensberry; Thomas Hunt III who married Mary Sumpton; John Hunt who married Margaret Huston; and the youngest son william Hunt." per Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 254
  • Residence*: 23 January 1857; Conc 1 Lot 58, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (2430) show that Thomas Hunt purchased 49 acres from Alexander B. McNab for 125 lbs
  • Census*: April 1861; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 64 at 1861 Census: Hunt, Thomas, 64, b. England, C. of E., farmer, married; Sarah, 61, b. England, C. of E., married; Thomas, 23, b. Cda., farmer, single; John, 21, b. Cda, farmer, single; William, 18, b. Cda, labourer
  • Residence: 4 February 1862; Conc 1 Lot 58, Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; Land Registry Records (7103) show that Thomas Hunt & wife sold 49 acres to James Hunt for 100 lbs.

Family: Sarah Fricker b. 1800

  • Marriage*: 1819; England; Per Yvonne Shultis, email April 16, 2001; Principal=Sarah Fricker

Sarah Fricker1

F, #7062, b. 1800
  • Birth*: 1800; England; Per 1861 Census
  • Marriage*: 1819; England; Per Yvonne Shultis, email April 16, 2001; Principal=Thomas Hunt II
  • Married Name: before 1825; Hunt
  • Census*: April 1861; Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; Age 61 at 1861 Census: see Thomas Hunt II2
  • Note*: 14 October 1864; Bentinck Twp., Grey Co., Ontario; Sarah's husband Thomas Hunt II died.

Family: Thomas Hunt II b. 1796, d. 14 Oct 1864

Citations

  1. Surname spelling of Fricker, not Frick per email from Yvonne Shultis, April 15, 2001. Per Farm Lanes of Bentinck, pg. 252.
  2. [S10] Unknown author, 1861 Canada Census, Record Type: microfilm, Age 61.

Thomas Hunt III

M, #7063, b. 1838
  • Birth*: 1838; Nelson Twp., Ontario, Canada; Per 1861 Census. Per email from Yvonne Shultis, April 15, 2001.
  • Marriage*: after 1862; Ontario; Principal=Mary Sumpton
  • Census*: April 1861; Bentinck Twp., South Grey Co., Ontario; Age 23 at 1861 Census: see Thomas Hunt (father)

Family: Mary Sumpton b. b 1842

John Hunt

M, #7064, b. 1840
  • Birth*: 1840; Nelson Twp., Halton Co., Ontario, Canada; Per 1861 Census. Per email from Yvonne Shultis, April 15, 2001.
  • Marriage*: after 1862; Ontario; Principal=Margaret Huston
  • Census*: April 1861; Bentinck Twp., south Grey Co., Ontario; Age 21 at 1861 Census: see Thomas Hunt

Family: Margaret Huston b. b 1842