Martyn Family History

Scott H. Martyn
Chicago, IL  60611
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John HUNTER [310]
(-Bef 1871)
Mary HAYES [298]
(Abt 1821-)
William John HUNTER [144]
(Abt 1844-1884)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Hannah FOUNTAIN [145] [FamilySearch ID: KN6V-FFT]

William John HUNTER [144] 56,168

  • Born: Abt 1844, Altamullan, , Tyrone, Northern Ireland 168,169,170
  • Marriage (1): Hannah FOUNTAIN [145] [FamilySearch ID: KN6V-FFT] on 7 October 1875 in Teeswater, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 166,167
  • Died: 3 April 1884, Goetzville, Chippewa, Michigan, United States about age 40 168,171
  • Buried: After 3 April 1884, De Tour Village, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 172

   Cause of his death was Brain Fever.173

   FamilySearch ID: 9XJ4-GLW. Find a Grave ID: 46070688.

  General Notes:

According to the 1880 US Census, William was not able to Write. Died at age of 40.

Arrived in US in 1880.

  Noted events in his life were:



1. Travel: to Boston on the Steamship Satellite, September 1857, Parrsboro, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada.

2. Occupation: Farmer, 1871, Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 170

3. Religion: Primative Methodist, 1871, Kincardine, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. 170

4. Occupation: Well Digger, October 1875, Teeswater, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.



5. Census: 1880 United States, 14 June 1880, De Tour Village, Chippewa, Michigan, United States. 1880_MI_Chippewa_4_41_6b

1880 U.S. Census: Census Place: Detour, Chippewa, Michigan Source: FHL Film 1254576 NA T9-0576 Page 140B

FOUNTAIN Elisha, head, M, age 68, b. NOVA SCOTIA, F b. NS, M b. NS, Occ. Farm Laborer
FOUNTAIN Sarah, wife, M, age 59, b. NOVA SCOTIA, F b. NS, M b. NS, Occ. Keeping House
FOUNTAIN Andrew, son, S, age 25, b. NOVA SCOTIA, F b. NS, M b. NS, Occ. Farmer
FOUNTAIN Elilles, daughter, S, age 20, b. CAN, F b. NS, M b. NS, Occ. Out At Service
FOUNTAIN Roina, daughter, S, age 14, b. CAN, F b. NS, M b. NS, Occ. Help At Home
FOUNTAIN Charles E., S, age 9, b. CAN, F b. NS, M b. NS

NEXT ENTRY:
HUNTER William, head, M, age 38, b. IRE, F b. IRE, M b. IRE, Occ. Farmer
HUNTER Hannah, wife, M, age 32, b. NS, F b. NS, M b. NS, Occ. Keeping House
HUNTER Amos, son, age 4, b. CAN, F b. IRE, M b. NS
HUNTER Sarah E. daughter, age 1, b. CAN, F b. IRE, M b. NS
FOUNTAIN Alexander, boarder, age 54, b. NS, F b. NS, M b. NS, Occ. Farmer

6. Occupation: Farmer, 14 June 1880, , Chippewa, Michigan, United States. 174



7. Cemetery: Lytle Cemetery, After 3 April 1884, De Tour Village, Chippewa, Michigan, United States. Lytle Cemetery Photos
Inscription: William J Hunter, Died Apr 4, 1884, Aged 46 Years


William married Hannah FOUNTAIN [145] [FamilySearch ID: KN6V-FFT] [MRIN: 34], daughter of Elisha FOUNTAIN [192] [FamilySearch ID: 2S7M-P8F] and Sarah Ann TAYLOR [193] [FamilySearch ID: 2S7M-PXW], on 7 October 1875 in Teeswater, Bruce, Ontario, Canada 166.,167 (Hannah FOUNTAIN [145] [FamilySearch ID: KN6V-FFT] was born on 29 June 1848 in Truro, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada,59,175,176 died on 30 May 1914 in Pickford, Chippewa, Michigan, United States 176,177 and was buried on 31 May 1914 in Goetzville, Chippewa, Michigan, United States.). The cause of her death was Anaemia and degenerative changes incidental to old age.173


  Marriage Notes:

Moved from Canada to Chippewa County, Michigan in 1880.