From the records of The Painted Hills Genealogy Society
Town of Bath , Steuben County, NY. Grove Cemetery.
Updated by Paul Giometti, Jean Kay Morse Jackson & Annette Campbell.
~ Steuben Farmers Advocate, Bath, New York, Wednesday, January 29, 1919, page 4
George Hunter was born on the Hunter homestead farm, near East Union in the town of Bath. March 5, 1833. He died at his home in the village of Bath January 26, 1919.
He was the son of Peter Hunter, who came to Bath in 1827 from Orange County, New York. The family trace their descent from Archibald Hunter, who came from Ireland about 1750.
In 1855 Mr. Hunter married Catherine Little, of Bath, who died in 1881. In 1896 he married Amarilla Rose, of Wheeler, who passed away in 1897. A daughter, Mrs. John Klock, three grandchildren Leslie and Irene Klock, of Bath, Mrs. Henry Smith of Savona, one great grand daughter Winifred Klock, of Bath, survive him.
Mr. Hunter was an extensive and successful farmer. He was studious and religious. The school and church were always of vital importance to him. He was active in every movement looking for the betterment of the community in which he lived. For years he was a member of the Grange.
His memory was a history of the events of this town for 75 years. He possessed a pleasant and beautiful spirit, that was richly enhanced by a firm belief in God, whom he loved and served faithfully while he lived.
The funeral services were held at his late home in the village of Bath, January the 29th, and were in charge of Reverend Julian Klock.
The interment was in Grove Cemetery.
(Information made available due to the research done by Find A Grave Contributor, Tracer, 24 December 2017.)
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