Mary Woolman

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Mary Woolman, daughter of John Woolman and Elizabeth Bourton, was born at Burlington Co., New Jersey, 7 May 1692 unmarried but over 21 when her mother wrote her will in 1718.1,2 She died at Fairfax Co., Virginia, before 27 November 1746, when daughter Hannah was received by request into the membership of the Fairfax Monthly meeting and the record noted both parents were deceased.

Son William reportedly became "an orphan at an early age, for his father died when he was about twelve years old, and his mother at a still earlier period."3,4

Mary married William Hunt at Friends Meeting House, Springfield, Burlington Co., New Jersey, 14 February 1720.5,6


William Hunt d. bef. 27 Nov 1746
  • Thomas Hunt3 b. 1 Jan 1723, d. 17 Sep 1763
  • Eleazer Hunt3 b. 25 Aug 1725, d. 21 Jan 1781
  • Margaret Hunt7,8 b. 1727, d. 1796
  • Hannah Hunt3 b. 20 Dec 1730, d. 20 Nov 1764
  • William Hunt+9 b. 1734, d. 9 Sep 1772
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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), 2:189, further cited as Hinshaw and Marshall, Quaker Genealogy.
  2. [S1599] Amelia Mott Gummere, The Journal and Essays of John Woolman: Edited From the Original Manuscripts with a Biographical Introduction (Rancocas ed., New York: MacMillan, 1922), 522, further cited as Gummere, The Journal and Essays of John Woolman.
  3. [S1156] Hinshaw and Marshall, Quaker Genealogy, 6:513.
  4. [S1579] William Hunt, Nathan Hunt and et al., Memoirs of William and Nathan Hunt, Taken Chiefly From Their Journals and Letters (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Uriah Hunt & Son, 1858), 18-19, further cited as Hunt et al., Memoirs of William and Nathan Hunt.
  5. [S1592] Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, Friends Historical Library, Burlington monthly meeting records, 1675-1897, Marriages: 58, FHL microfilm 20455, further cited as Burlington MM.
  6. [S1156] Hinshaw and Marshall, Quaker Genealogy, 2:234.
  7. [S1598] Elaine Rowland, William Hunt and Sarah Mills: Their Ancestors and Ours; Essays and Genealogies (Owensboro, Kentucky: McDowell Publications, 1981), 89, further cited as Rowland, William Hunt & Sarah Mills.
  8. [S1579] Hunt et al., Memoirs of William and Nathan Hunt, 127-131.
  9. [S1579] Hunt et al., Memoirs of William and Nathan Hunt, 127-131. A letter to his sisters, Margaret Beales and Hannah Kersey, and a memorial from Margaret to her deceased brother, identify William as a son of William and Mary (Woolman) Hunt.