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Abijah Hunt

Male 1802 - 1891  (89 years)


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  • Name Abijah Hunt 
    Born 1 Nov 1802  Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Dec 1891  Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 90 
    Cause: Unknown 
    • Death Certificate list date of death as 18 Dec 1891 at the age of 90 years 5 months and 24 days. This would make his birthdate as 24 Jun 1801. Headstone at Antioch Church Cemetery gives date of birth as 14 February 1802. There is no right or wrong here. Birthdates and Death dates can be whatever the family wanted it to be.
    Buried Antioch Church Cemetery , Cottageville, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Family Tree Maker has his name Elijah Hunt. Died age 90y 3m 24 days. Parent T. Hunt

      The 1860 census list a Rosanna 15 could be Ruania (Ruamy) Hunt.

      The Antioch Cemetery records has his death as Dec. 15, 1891 age 89y 10m 1day
      I don't know which date to use so will leave it like is till I find more proof of dates.
      He was 78 in the 1880 census. He was in the civil was Co. B22 VA inf.

      Marriage in Mason Co. has his name Elijah. Hunt, Elijah Hughs, Mary Jane 15 Jun 1828 Rev J Wright


      The Early WV Settlers of Mason Co. has their date of marriage the 13 th of June 1828.


      Death record give parent T. Hunt. He died age 90y 3m 24 days. I n ee to Ch eck this date.
    • Civil War: CSA, enlisted Sep 22 1862 at Charleston WV, a Private in Co. B, 22nd VA Infantry, captured Jan 4 1865 at Ripley WV by the 7th WV Calvary and held prisoner at Wheeling WV, Cumberland MD,and Camp Chase OH where he took the Oath of Allegiance May 16 1865.

      Name: Abijah Hunt
      Residence: Jackson County, West Virginia Occupation: Farmer Enlistment Date: 22 Sep 1862
      Enlistment Place: Charleston, West Virginia
      Side Served: Confederacy
      State Served: Virginia
      Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 22 September 1862 at the age of 60.
      Enlisted in Company B, 22nd Infantry Regiment Virginia on 22 Sep 1862.
      Sources: 21
      Height: 5'9 " Eye Color: blue Hair Color: grey
    Person ID I278  WV Route 87 Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2019 

    Family Mary Jane Hughes,   b. 7 Jul 1803, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1891, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 15 Jun 1828  Mason County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Noticed an interesting fact about this husband and wife today. Abj died on the Dec 18th 1891 and his wife Mary died the next day.

      His cause of death was unknown, he was 90 years, 3 months, and 24 days old. She died from Grippe, age 88 years, 5 months, and 12 days old.
    Children 
    +1. Mary Jane Hunt,   b. 2 Mar 1827, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1923, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +2. Mazilla Hunt,   b. 08 Nov 1828, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 1913, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Benjamin Wesley Hunt, 1831,   b. 30 Nov 1831, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1920, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +4. Isabelle Hunt,   b. 18 Jun 1833, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1880, Cooper District, Mason County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
    +5. Jacob Lewellyn Hunt,   b. 1837, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1899  (Age 62 years)
    +6. Nancy Miriam Hunt,   b. 15 Jun 1840, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1917, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     7. Henry J. Fisher Hunt,   b. 1843, Cow Run, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1865, Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, Columbus, OH, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
    +8. Ruanna Hunt,   b. 23 Feb 1843, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Apr 1939, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     9. Louisa Hunt,   b. Abt 1849, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 1863  (Age ~ 14 years)
    Last Modified 31 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F79  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1802 - Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jun 1828 - Mason County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 90 - 18 Dec 1891 - Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Antioch Church Cemetery , Cottageville, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Abijah B. Hunt
    Abijah B. Hunt
    Abijah B. Hunt Confederate States Army - Pvt CO B 22VA INF
    14 Feb 1802 - 15 Dec 1891

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Birth Records.