Isaiah Hunt

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ChartsAncestors of Jennie Luene Logan
Isaiah Hunt, son of William Hunt and Sarah Mills, was born at New Garden, Guilford Co., North Carolina, 16 October 1756.1 He died at New Garden, before February 1822, when his will was proved.2

Isaiah married (1) Elizabeth Floyd, daughter of John Floyd and Ann Matthews, at New Garden, 8 February 1775;3 he married (2) Merriam (…), whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), at Guilford Co., North Carolina, about 12 June 1816.4,5,6

In 1790, his household was probably the one enumerated at Salisbury District, Guilford Co., North Carolina, with 1 free white male over 16, 3 under 16, and 5 free white females.7

Isaiah left a will dated at Guilford Co., 9 August 1820, and proved in February, 1823, naming or mentioning (in order):
wife Merriam,
son William,
unamed daughters by his first wife,
remaining sons Jesse, Joel, Isaiah, & Thomas,
daughter Merriam.5

Family 1

Elizabeth Floyd b. 6 Apr 1759, d. 16 Sep 1815
  • William Hunt+8,5 b. 17 May 1776, d. bef. 25 Nov 1843
  • Ann Hunt8 b. 20 Jul 1778
  • Sarah Hunt8 b. 25 Dec 1780
  • Hannah Hunt8 b. 26 Nov 1782
  • Mary Hunt8 b. 11 May 1784
  • Jesse Hunt5 b. 29 Jul 1787, d. aft. 9 Aug 1820
  • Joel Hunt5 b. 6 Oct 1789, d. aft. 9 Aug 1820
  • Rachel Hunt8 b. 15 May 1792
  • Isaiah Hunt5 b. 27 Jul 1794, d. aft. 9 Aug 1820
  • Thomas Hunt5 b. 20 Jan 1798, d. aft. 9 Aug 1820

Family 2

Merriam (…) d. aft. 1824
  • Merriam Hunt5 b. say 1817, d. aft. 9 Aug 1820
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  1. [S1156] William Wade Hinshaw and Thomas Worth Marshall, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy (six vols., 1938; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1991), 1:503, further cited as Hinshaw and Marshall, Quaker Genealogy.
  2. [S1574] Raleigh, North Carolina, Wills and Estate Papers, File 519, FHL microfilm 1571683, further cited as Guilford Co. Wills and Estate Papers.
  3. [S1156] Hinshaw and Marshall, Quaker Genealogy, 6:503.
  4. [S1576] Ruth F. Thompson and Louise J. Hartgrove, Abstracts of the Marriage Bonds and Additional Data: Guilford County, North Carolina: 1771-1840 (Greensboro, North Carolina: Guilford County Genealogical Society, 1981), 88, further cited as Thompson and Hartgrove, Marriages Bonds of Guilford Co., North Carolina.
  5. [S1574] Guilford Co. Wills and Estate Papers, Isaiah Hunt, File #519; FHL #1571683.
  6. [S1156] Hinshaw and Marshall, Quaker Genealogy, 6:551.
  7. [S2161] Heads of Families at the First Census of the United States Taken in the Year 1790, 12 vols. (Washington D.C.: Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of the Census, 1907-1908), NC:152, further cited as Heads of Families, 1790.
  8. [S1156] Hinshaw and Marshall, Quaker Genealogy, 6:502.