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Celia Mounts Mounts Hunt
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1805
Lincoln
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 1897
San Bernardino
San Bernardino County
California, USA

The wife of Momon pioneer Jefferson Hunt, she married Hunt in 1823, converted to Mormonism is 1834 and was part of the Mormon Batallion which started in Council Bluffs, Iowa and settled in California. Her husband was very prominent on local politics and one of the first members of the church to practice polygamy, taking a second wife after Celia. Her and Jefferson Hunt had 12 children, eight girls and four boys, and are related to the political family "Udall" who are prominent in Arizona politics in the 21st century. 
 
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 Parents:
  Mathias Mounts (1772 - 1819)
  Mary Montgomery Mounts (1770 - 1854)
 
 Spouse:
  Jefferson Hunt (1803 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  Gilbert Hunt (1825 - 1858)*
  Marshall Hunt (1829 - 1915)*
  Jane Hunt Stoddard (1831 - 1899)*
  John Hunt (1833 - 1917)*
  Joseph Hunt (1837 - 1916)*
  Hyrum Hunt (1840 - 1880)*
  Mary H. Hunt Black (1845 - 1930)*
  Parley Hunt (1845 - 1847)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matthias Silas Mounts (____ - 1851)**
  Jane Mounts Morse (1805 - 1896)*
  Celia Mounts Mounts Hunt (1805 - 1897)
  Joseph Montgomery Mounts (1810 - 1882)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
San Bernardino Pioneer
"BELOVED WIFE OF JEFFERSON HUNT, FATHER OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY. MOTHER OF 11 CHILDREN. CHELIA MARCHED TO ETERNAL GLORY WITH THE MORMAN BATTALION ON THE LONGEST AND MOST DIFFICULT INFANTRY MARCH IN RECORDED HISTORY. MUSTERED IN COUNCIL BLUFFS JULY 16, 1846 MUSTERED OUT LOS ANGELES JULY 16, 1847"
 
Burial:
Pioneer Memorial Cemetery
San Bernardino
San Bernardino County
California, USA
 
Created by: Joe Walker
Record added: Aug 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15362996
Celia Mounts <i>Mounts</i> Hunt
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Celia Mounts <i>Mounts</i> Hunt
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Celia Mounts <i>Mounts</i> Hunt
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My 4th Great Grand Aunt, Love ya.
- WildBill Billy Bedford Popejoy
 Added: Feb. 19, 2015
Dear 2nd Great Grandmother Celia Mounts Hunt. I am very proud of the way you lived your life, I want you to know It is a honor to be a 2nd Great Granddaughter of yours. Mary Ann Hunt Parker
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 20, 2014
Sweet Mormon Battalion Mommas...you and your babies all deserve a metal for bravery!
- history4sure
 Added: May. 8, 2014
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