|Birth: ||Aug. 7, 1807|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 5, 1856|
Son of William and Elizabeth (Taylor) Hunt
Husband of Anne Taliaferro "Annie" (Howard) Hunt
He attended the Bingham School in Hillsboro, and was later involved in business interests in Weldon, North Carolina and Norfolk, Virginia. In 1834 he moved to Mississippi to take charge of a plantation given to him by his father.
Gen. Memucan Hunt was secretary of the Texas Navy. He was from North Carolina and arrived in Texas shortly after the Battle of San Jacinto. He was one of the main financiers of the early Republic.
President Houston appointed Memucan Hunt Inspector General of the Texas Army in 1842, and he also served as Adjutant General in the Somervell Expedition of that year. In 1846 Hunt volunteered to serve in the Mexican War, and served briefly on the staff of General James Pinckney Henderson.
Huntsville, Texas was named in Gen Memucan Hunt's honor.
William Hunt (1757 - 1833)
Elizabeth Taylor Hunt (1764 - 1822)
Annie Howard Hunt (1832 - 1916)*
Montgomery New Cemetery
Created by: Georgia Girl
Record added: Feb 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84735527
May GOD Bless you and your families as you so have blessed these UNITED STATES of North America ! Thank you for your being!|
Jonathan Robert De Mallie
Added: Apr. 29, 2013
Texas Secretary of the Navy|
Added: Mar. 1, 2013
Added: Feb. 9, 2012