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Gen Memucan Hunt
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Birth: Aug. 7, 1807
Oxford
Granville County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 5, 1856
Tipton County
Tennessee, USA

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.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memucan_Hunt,_Jr. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Hunt (1757 - 1833)
  Elizabeth Taylor Hunt (1764 - 1822)
 
 Spouse:
  Annie Howard Hunt (1832 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Montgomery New Cemetery
Montgomery
Montgomery County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Georgia Girl
Record added: Feb 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84735527
Gen Memucan Hunt
Added by: Edward L. Williams
 
Gen Memucan Hunt
Added by: Georgia Girl
 
 
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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
- Imagraver
 Added: Mar. 1, 2013

- Georgia Girl
 Added: Feb. 9, 2012
 
 
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