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Davius Hunt (abt. 1760 - 1839)

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Davius (Davis) Hunt
Born about in Morristown, Morris, New Jerseymap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified 22 Aug 2019 | Created 31 May 2019 | Last significant change: 22 Aug 2019
03:13: Beryl Meehan edited the Biography for Davius Hunt (abt.1760-1839). (added notes on estate) [Thank Beryl for this]
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Davius Hunt was born about 1760. He is the son of Margrita Hunt and Davis Hunt.

Davius aka Davis married Jerusha Foster. They lived in Manhattan. Davis is listed on the 1830 Census in the Seventh Ward, apparently with Jerusha. There is also a Lewis Hunt listed along with other names, possibly an apartment building.

Davis died March 8, 1839, His wife Jerusha petition to the courts 8 March 1839 gave names of the four children as Mary, Catherine, Phoebe and Davis and she referred to grandchildren. The document states that he died 3 April last without a will and that his personal estate was valued at abt. $4,000. NY Probates

Death notice: Name David Hunt birth Year abt 1760 event Death Death Date 3 Apr 1839 age at Death 79 Newspaper New York Evening Post publication Date 5 Apr 1839 publication Place New York, USA Call Number 83432. Note: states he was a Rev War soldier.


  • 1830; Census Place: New York Ward 7, New York, New York; Series: M19; Roll: 97; Page: 102; Family History Library Film: 001715,1830 United States Federal Census
  • New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999
  • US Newspaper Extractions from the Northeast, 1704-1930

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