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Dr Ripley Hayes Hunter
Birth: Dec. 20, 1858
Farmington (Marshall County)
Marshall County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1918
Bullard
Smith County
Texas, USA

Son of James Newton Hunter and Cynthia Hayes. He earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University. He first married Mattie Erwin in 1882 as she was dying from TB. Shortly after her death he answered a call for a doctor in Mt. Selman Texas. There he married Jessie Bone and they had three children. Jessie died in 1892, and the next year he married Bernice Jones. They built a house in the town of Bullard and there added nine children of their own(three died in infancy). The house in Bullard still stands - you would know it by the big letter H on the chimney. Dr. Hunter as a well-respected and loved Father, doctor and member of the community. He tended to the ill no matter the time or their circumstances. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Newton Hunter (1815 - 1889)
  Cynthia Ann Hayes Hunter (1825 - 1914)
 
 Spouses:
  Jessie May Bone Hunter (1864 - 1892)
  Berenice Jones Hunter (1867 - 1916)
  Mattie C Erwin Hunter (1862 - 1883)*
 
 Children:
  Annie May Hunter Kay (1887 - 1963)*
  James Robert Hunter (1889 - 1889)*
  Jessie Minerva Hunter Barclay (1890 - 1950)*
  Rush Quinn Hunter (1897 - 1955)*
  Royal N Hunter (1899 - 1900)*
  Bonnie Bernice Hunter Garrison (1901 - 1997)*
  Ripley Harold Hunter (1903 - 1981)*
  Frederic Bernard Hunter (1906 - 1907)*
  infant Hunter (1907 - 1907)*
  Sara Hunter Graham (1909 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Virginia Hunter Adams (1849 - 1885)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Hunter Long (1851 - 1934)*
  Nancy Alice Hunter Culbertson (1856 - 1949)*
  Ripley Hayes Hunter (1858 - 1918)
  Bright Copeland Hunter (1861 - 1954)*
  Etta Newton Hunter Boren (1864 - 1909)*
  Lulu Dixon Hunter Bell (1868 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Larissa Cemetery
Mount Selman
Cherokee County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Thomas Hunter
Record added: Aug 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9304724
Dr Ripley Hayes Hunter
Added by: Thomas Hunter
 
Dr Ripley Hayes Hunter
Added by: Thomas Hunter
 
Dr Ripley Hayes Hunter
Added by: Shannon Stiefer
 
 
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May God bless you for all the lives you attended to.
- Janice, Kaufman County, Tex
 Added: Sep. 19, 2014
God bless you, sir, for your service to the sick and dying. Rest in peace.
- GenAngel
 Added: Sep. 12, 2014

- ghost girl
 Added: Sep. 1, 2014
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