James Alton Hunter Sr.

M, b. 12 April 1901, d. 8 July 1978
James "Alton" Hunter
(Provided by Mark D. Hunter)
     James Alton Hunter Sr. also went by the name of Alton. He was born on 12 April 1901 at Kimball, Marion County, Tennessee.1,2 He was the son of James Alexander Hunter and Nancy Dee Rust. He married Reta Mae Shuler, daughter of Hamon Shuler and Esta Francis Asberry, circa 1921. He and Mae Shuler lived in April 1935 at Joshua, Johnson County, Texas.3 He and Mae Shuler lived on 8 April 1940 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.3,4 He died on 8 July 1978 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, at age 77.1 He was buried on 10 July 1978 at Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.5,6

Children of James Alton Hunter Sr. and Reta Mae Shuler

Citations

  1. [S50] Social Security Death Index, Individual Search, RootsWeb search.
  2. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, James Alton Hunter, Tennessee, Delayed Birth Records, 1869-1909, accessed 2 Oct 2012.
  3. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, 1940 U.S. Census, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, ED 255-117, Pg. 6B.
  4. [S18] Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com/, Worley's Dallas City Directory, 1940, Pg. 483-484.
  5. [S79] Find A Grave, online http://www.findagrave.com, James Alton Hunterr, Burial: Grove Hill Memorial Park. Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, Created by: Mimi Simpson Davidson, Record added: Oct 10, 2010 Memorial# 59884788, accessed 13 Mar 2013 (http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi).
  6. [S10] Interview, Researcher, Researcher was present at the funeral and burial.

James L. Hunter1,2

M, b. circa 1855, d. between 1881 and 1899
     James L. Hunter was born circa 1855 at Meigs County, Tennessee.1,3 He was the son of Thomas M. Hunter Jr. and Sarah Ann Godsey.1 He married Malissa Adeline Brashear, daughter of Francis Unknown, on 17 January 1873 at Yell County, Arkansas.4 He died between 1881 and 1899 at Riley, Yell County, Arkansas.3

Children of James L. Hunter and Malissa Adeline Brashear

Citations

  1. [S25] Meigs County Tennessee, online http://www.tngenweb.org/meigs/, "Meigs County, TN-Census-1870 Federal Census",USGenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/meigs/… accessed 30 Mar 2008), entry for James Hunter (age 15), Meigs Co., TN, District 4, entry number 81.
  2. [S25] Meigs County Tennessee, online http://www.tngenweb.org/meigs/, "Meigs County, TN-Census-1860 Federal Census",USGenWeb (http://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/xtn/meigs/1860/… accessed 30 Mar 2008), entry for James L. Hunter (age 6), Meigs Co., TN, District 4, entry number PO55-27.
  3. [S58] Janis Gilmore, "Email from Janis Gilmore," to Keith Hunter, Email dated 6 Mar 2008.
  4. [S29] RootsWeb, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Hevern + Gentry (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi).

Jessie Pearl Hunter1

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Charts
Bow Family
     Jessie Pearl Hunter married Stanley Printus Bow, son of Clarence Haggard Bow and Glenza Frances Riddle, after 1945.1

Citations

  1. [S29] RootsWeb, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Jerri Stephenson's family tree ("Jerri's Ashes").

John Hunter1

M, b. circa 1814
     John Hunter was born circa 1814 at Tennessee.1 He was the son of Thomas M. Hunter.1 He married Roena Moore circa 1841 at Tennessee.1

Children of John Hunter and Roena Moore

Citations

  1. [S190] 1880 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD71-RG3 : 14 July 2016), John Hunter, District 4, Meigs, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district ED 84, sheet 498B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1272; FHL microfilm 1,255,272.
  2. [S189] 1860 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8T1-49D : 30 December 2015), John Hunter, 1860.

John A. Hunter1

M, b. circa 1857
     John A. Hunter was born circa 1857 at Meigs County, Tennessee.1 He was the son of John Hunter and Roena Moore.1 He married Anna A. Unknown circa 1900 at Tennessee.2

Citations

  1. [S190] 1880 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD71-RG3 : 14 July 2016), John Hunter, District 4, Meigs, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district ED 84, sheet 498B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 1272; FHL microfilm 1,255,272.
  2. [S180] 1910 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1910," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGXW-WPS : accessed 23 April 2017), Elmore T Hunter, Civil District 3, Meigs, Tennessee, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 137, sheet 10A, family 158, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1513; FHL microfilm 1,375,526.

John Marshall Hunter1,2

M, b. 1 March 1863, d. 18 April 1945
     John Marshall Hunter was born on 1 March 1863 at Meigs County, Tennessee.1,2 He was the son of Thomas M. Hunter Jr. and Sarah Ann Godsey.1 He died on 18 April 1945 at Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee, at age 82.2

Citations

  1. [S25] Meigs County Tennessee, online http://www.tngenweb.org/meigs/, "Meigs County, TN-Census-1870 Federal Census",USGenWeb (http://ftp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/pub/usgenweb/tn/meigs/… accessed 30 Mar 2008), entry for John H. Hunter (age 7), Meigs Co., TN, District 4, entry number 81.
  2. [S58] Janis Gilmore, "Email from Janis Gilmore," to Keith Hunter, Email dated 6 Mar 2008.

John Wesley Hunter1

M, b. March 1876
     John Wesley Hunter and Della A. Unknown

had two children that died prior to the 1900 census.2 He was born in March 1876 at Arkansas.1 He was the son of James L. Hunter and Malissa Adeline Brashear.1 He married Della A. Unknown circa 1894.2

Citations

  1. [S29] RootsWeb, online http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/, Hevern + Gentry (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi).
  2. [S114] 1900 U.S. Census, "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M35X-R5F : accessed 7 June 2017), John W Hunter, Justice Precinct 4, Titus, Texas, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 120, sheet 2A, family 34, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,672.

Karen Lee Hunter

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     Karen Lee Hunter is the daughter of Kenneth Dee Hunter and Vera Lee Milliken. She married Michael Edward Kidd, son of James Lee Kidd and Edna Skiados, on 22 May 1982 at Austin, Travis County, Texas.1 She and Michael Edward Kidd were divorced on 19 May 1986.1 She married John Lee Kuhns on 7 August 1986 at USA.

Citations

  1. [S30] Interview, Karen Kuhns.

Keith Dee Hunter

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     Keith Dee Hunter is the son of Kenneth Dee Hunter and Vera Lee Milliken. He married Sherry Jane Jordan, daughter of Wilford Lee Jordan and Helen Ruth Bow, on 21 December 1976 at Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana.1,2

Children of Keith Dee Hunter and Sherry Jane Jordan

Citations

  1. [S10] Interview, Researcher.
  2. [S68] Marion County, IN Marriage Records, online http://www.biz.indygov.org/apps/civil/marriage/, Marriage Record Number      328875
    Groom      KEITH HUNTER
    Bride      SHERRY JORDAN
    Marriage Date      12/21/1976
    Page Number      653
    Ref. Book Number      279.

Kenneth Dee Hunter

M, b. 19 September 1926, d. 22 October 2016
     Kenneth Dee Hunter was born on 19 September 1926 at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma. He was the son of James Alton Hunter Sr. and Reta Mae Shuler. He married Vera Lee Milliken, daughter of Russell Franklin Milliken Sr. and Laura Edna Richardson, on 12 January 1946. He and Vera Lee Milliken lived in 1980 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana.1 He died on 22 October 2016 at Marble Falls, Burnet, Texas, at age 90.2

In Memory of Kenneth Dee Hunter
September 19, 1926 - October 22, 2016

Kenneth Dee Hunter was born September 19, 1926 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to James Alton and Reta Mae (Shuler) Hunter, Sr. He was raised in Johnson County Texas and East Dallas, Texas.

Kenneth went to work at North American Aviation on January 31, 1944 until WWII ended, and then for General Electric Co. on September 4, 1945. While there, he met Vera Lee Milliken and they married January 12, 1946. He had a 42 year career with General Electric Co. as an Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, until his retirement in July of 1987.

He was very active in the Masonic Order, having served as Worshipful Master of two Lodges: William D. White #408 F&AM in Gretna, Louisiana and Blazing Star #413F&AM in Marble Falls, Texas. He was also High Priest of Burnet Chapter #453, Thrice Illustrious Master of Burnet Council #368 and Commander of Burnet Commandery #113 Knights Templar of Texas. Memberships included the York Rite College #14, Texas Knight of the York Cross of Honor, Companion of St. Austin Conclave Red Cross of Constantine and the Royal Order of Scotland. He had a Lifetime Teaching Certificate for the Esoteric Work as well.

He and Vera Lee built their home outside of Marble Falls in Burnet County. He is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, both parents and only brother. He is survived by his son, Keith Dee Hunter of Indianapolis, Indiana, daughter Karen Lee Kuhns of Lexington, South Carolina, four grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren. He will be buried with his wife in Midland, Texas.

Online condolences may be made at: www.clementwilcoxfuneralhome.com.3 He was buried on 29 October 2016 at Midland, Midland County, Texas.4

Children of Kenneth Dee Hunter and Vera Lee Milliken

Citations

  1. [S10] Interview, Researcher.
  2. [S10] Interview, Researcher, Ken Hunter was this researcher's father.
  3. [S227] Clements-Wilcox, online http://www.clements-wilcoxfh.com, Kenneth Dee Hunterobituary, Published: 24 Oct 2016, Accessed: 11 Nov 2016 (http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/…).
  4. [S10] Interview, Researcher, The researcher was his son.