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Children of Obediah Hunt and Margaret M. Nottingham

Children of Obediah Hunt and Margaret M. Nottingham This is the 8th generation from Capt William Willett. All the children were born and were buried at Hunt's Place in Northampton Co. In July 1839 the Northampton County Court appointed Joakim Wilkins, Jr., the guardian of the minor children, Alfred T. Hunt and Washington Hunt. It is unusual to find the widow of Hillary Hunt, Delitha Luker was to marry Joakim Wilkins, Sr. and then have the widow of Obediah Hunt, Margaret M. Nottingham, marrying Joakim Wilkins, Jr.

1) Margaret Hunt, born 1822, died March 1837

2) Obediah Hunt, born 1824, died 1836

3) Alfred T. Hunt, born 1826, died Aug 1839

4) Washington Hunt, born 24 Apr died 10 Dec 1918.

There are no comments relative to Margaret and Obediah Hunt.

Alfred T. Hunt drowned off Old Point Dock, in late summer of !839. Alfred was a student at The Hampton Academy at the time of this tragic occurrence. 12 Oct 1840 the Northampton County Court ordered Joakim Wilkins to reimburse the amount of Washington Hunt;s Account, for expenses paid by Washington Hunt's Account for Alfred Hunt's burial. The "Orphan;s Account" was reimbursed 12 Oct 1840.

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