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Hunt Cemetery
Hartford County
Connecticut  USA

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Cemetery notes and/or description:
Located behind 93 Salmon Brook Street. All the stones are gone and town records are unclear as to the actual burial sites. There may have been as many as 30 graves from the Hunt and Messenger families. The circle is about 50 feet in diameter and there is no road or pathway leading to the burial site. in 1947 only two stones without inscriptions remained. Today their are just pine needles.

There are at least 15 Hunt family members buried here, along with John Humprey, who boarded with the Hunt family. Perhaps about a dozen Messenger family burials, but there are no records.

In 1878 diptheria epidemic struck the family of Sullivan and Cinderella Sperry Hunt.

Feb 1878 Katie daughter 5 yrs died died diptheria
Mar 1878 Henry son 15 yrs old died diptheria
Apr 1878 Thomas son 22 yrs old died diptheria
Apr 1878 Nelson son 33 yrs old died diptheria
Nov 1878 Carrie daughter Nelson died diptheria
Nov 1878 Nellie daughter Nelson died diptheria

Other burials

1860 Henry son 6 months
1862 Newton son 1 year

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