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Emily Caroline DeRussy Hunt
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1831
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: May 12, 1857
Fort Monroe
Hampton City
Virginia, USA

Emily Caroline DeRussy was married Dec on 18, 1851 at Fort Monroe, Virginia, to Henry Jackson Hunt, Capt. 2d Artillery.

Emily died too young, yet she left a son who was the forebear of generations to come.

See Lieut. Henry Jackson Hunt b. May 24, 1855.
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=32851554


[Hunt was] "called from Washington in mid-May 1857 by the most painful news of his adulthood: his wife was dead. On the twelfth Emily had succumbed at Fort Monroe to the long-range effects of those childbirth complications that had plagued her for two years.
He had foreseen this end. Still he was unprepared to accept the anguished realization that her loss had cast him and his motherless children adrift. Painfully he made his way south to the place Emily [was put] to rest in the De Russy family plot at St. John's Episcopal Church in Hampton, Virginia..."

Source: THE MAN BEHIND THE GUNS, by Edward G. Longacre Pg. 69

Cit. Chapter 4
28. Information from gravestone in St. John's Cemetery, Hampton, Virginia. Courtesy of Cmdr. J. Conway Hunt.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Rene Edward DeRussy (1792 - 1865)
  Harriet Elizabeth Taylor DeRussy (1805 - 1834)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Jackson Hunt (1819 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Emily De Russy Hunt (1852 - 1873)*
  Henry Jackson Hunt (1855 - 1886)*
 
 Siblings:
  Gustavus Adolphus DeRussy (1818 - 1891)**
  John Allen DeRussy (1826 - 1850)*
  Clara Louise Derussey Nichols (1829 - 1900)*
  Emily Caroline DeRussy Hunt (1831 - 1857)
  Isaac Denniston DeRussy (1840 - 1923)**
  Laura DeRussy Berry (1853 - 1923)**
  Helen Maxwell DeRussy Clark (1856 - 1901)**
  Fanny DeRussy Hoyle (1857 - 1925)**
  Sara Wetmore DeRussy Murray (1860 - 1926)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Saint Johns Church Cemetery
Hampton
Hampton City
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Leighj
Record added: Nov 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 120195357
Emily Caroline <i>DeRussy</i> Hunt
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GOD Bless you for all you have done for GOD, country, family, and kin !!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Apr. 2, 2014
 
 
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