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Bennie "Bina Ahanta - Bina Ahantubbi" Hunter
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Birth: 1809
Mississippi, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1887
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA

Buried in Hunter Springs Cemetery near Mayhew north of Bennington. Husband of Tennessee Risener. His name was actually Bina Ahan Tubbi originally who shortened it to Bina Hanta but eventually became known as Bennie Hunter. He was a Choctaw who came over the Trail of Tears from Mississippi. His wife Tennessee Risener was born in Warren Co., TN.

They had 8 children one of which was Thomas W. Hunter, teacher, county judge, first mayor of Boswell and later 8 times representative in the Oklahoma Legislature.

Their daughter, Mary, was the mother of Choctaw Chief Dwight.

This area was in the Choctaw Nation before it became the Indian Territory and eventually Oklahoma. The area was in Blue County which later became Bryan County after statehood.

The Hunter Family is listed on 1885 Blue County Census and various other documents. 
Family links: 
  Tennessee Risner Hunter (1843 - 1902)*
  Thomas Woutin Hunter (1869 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Masonic emblem. He was a member of the Blue (Bryan) County Lodge.
Hunter Cemetery
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA
Maintained by: Clydene Williams/Cannon
Originally Created by: Ash Montagu
Record added: Nov 27, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31766808


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