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Archibald Woodruff Hunt (abt. 1861 - 1917)

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Archibald Woodruff Hunt
Born about in Summit, Union, New Jersey, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 20 Nov 1876 in Elizabeth, New Jerseymap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brooklyn, NYmap
Profile last modified 7 Aug 2019 | Created 14 Nov 2018
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New York census 1865:

Archibald Hunt Gender: Male Relation to Head: Son Birth Year: abt 1861 Age: 4 Residence: Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Ward: 15 James Hunt 55 Frances Hunt 40 James Hunt 14 William Hunt 11 Thomas Hunt 9 Archibald Hunt 4

Archibald was born in 1861. He was a marble cutter who worked on tombstones. To supplement his income he also was a ‘Butter and eggs’ man, selling locally. He and his wife Jenny had eight children, two of them died young. They lived in Brooklyn, NY. Archie Hunt died in 1917 after being bitten by something, possibly a snake, while working on a tombstone.

He was buried in Cedar Grove Cemetery in Flushing, Queens, NY.


  • Census of the state of New York, for 1865. Microfilm. New York State Archives, Albany, New York.
  • Census of the state of New York, for 1865. Microfilm. New York State Archives, Albany, New York.
  • 1880 United States Federal Census
  • New Jersey, Marriage Records, 1670-1965

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