Joshua Hunt, Jr

Joshua Hunt, Jr

Birth
Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA
Death 23 Jul 1875 (aged 90)
West Virginia, USA
Burial Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 32140235 · View Source
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Joshua HUNT Jr. 07JUL1785NJ-23JUL1875WV

He m Sallie ROBBINS(1784TN-1864WV).

Joshua HUNT JR in the 1810 Dunkard,Greene.Co,PA Census(p.22) was living next to his mother.

He moved with wife, Sallie ROBBINS, to the Maidsville, Monongalia County, Virginia(WV) area around 1819 where he farmed till death(BUR:Bethel Cem. Maidsville).

In a Monongalia Co., VA deed dated 24MAR1819, Joshua, then of Greene County, PA, purchased for $50.00 the one twelfth part interest in the 192 1/2 acre estate of Barney HANEY, decsd., from Robert & Nancy DAVIS of Monongalia Co., VA.

On 31MAR1837, Joshua HUNT purchased 93 acres of land in Dunkard Twp., Greene Co. PA jointly(probably in the role of a co-signer to help out these STEPHENS relatives) with his neice's husband, Hiram STEPHENS( h/o Eliz. HUNT d/o Roger), from Christopher BREWER(Vol.8, p.255 LDS:#857248). The transaction involved a mortgage requiring payment of $250 01APR1839, $250 01APR1841, & $100 by 01APR1843. The land was bounded by that of Richard FURMAN, Daniel DONLEY, Daniel WILFORD, & Joseph WATSON.

On 07MAY1845, Christopher BREWER assigned the mortgage solely to Hiram STEPHENS for value received. (There was an entry to the Court of Common Pleas #34 on 02SEP1843 indicating that there may have been a legal dispute at this point.) Brewer may have removed to Westmoreland Co. PA.

(Harold HUNT uses different dates for Joshua Jr.: 17JUL1786-23FEB1875.)

In his will, Joshua HUNT JR estimated his land holdings at approximately 87 acres in the Maidsville WV area.


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  • Added: 12 Dec 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32140235
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joshua Hunt, Jr (7 Jul 1785–23 Jul 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32140235, citing Bethel Cemetery, Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .