Eliphaz Hunt
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Eliphaz Hunt (1738 - 1820)

Eliphaz Hunt
Born in Lebanon, New London, Connecticut, British Colonial Americamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 21 May 1761 in Coventry, Connecticutmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 81 in Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Eliphaz was born January 25, 1738 or 1739, in Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut Colony the son of Simeon Hunt Hannah Lyman.[1][2]

He served in the Revolutionary War, we have a copy of a letter addressed to him at Col. Stanes (?) Regiment & Captain Wilson Company, at White Plains.

1810 Census

He appears, along with others connected with this family: Pomeroy, Kingsbury, etc.

Third Census of the United States, 1810. (NARA microfilm publication M252, 71 rolls). Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C. Ancestry, Census Place: Coventry, Tolland, Connecticut; Roll: 3; Page: 316; Image: 00177; Family History Library Film: 0281231[3].
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10:1
Free White Persons - Males - 26 thru 44 :1
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over:1
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25:1
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over :1
Number of Household Members Under 16:1
Number of Household Members Over 25:3
Number of Household Members:5

Capt. Eliphaz Hunt died January 12, 1820 age 79 and was buried in Strong Cemetery, Coventry.[3]

Research Notes - Ancestry Summary

Simeon Hunt was born November 13, 1713, in Northampton, Mass., the son of Ebenezer Hunt and Hannah Clark.
Ebenezer Hunt was born February 27, 1674 or 1675, in Northampton, Mass., the son of Jonathan Hunt and Clemence Hosmer.
Jonathan Hunt was born in 1637 somewhere in England.
Clemence Hosmer was born about 1643 in Hartford, CT, the daughter of Thomas Hosmer and Frances Bushnell.
Thomas Hosmer was born February 1602 or 1603 in England.
Frances Bushnell was also born about 1602 in England. More about all these ancestors can be traced online." Will look for a link to this Ancestry Info.


  1. "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906," database, FamilySearch ([1] : 3 December 2014), Eliphaz Hunt, 25 Jan 1738; citing ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  2. Dimock, Susan Whitney, Birth, Marriages, Baptisms and Deaths from the records of the Town and Churches n Coventry, Connecticut 1711-1844, p. 60, New York: The Baker & Taylor Company, 1897[2]
  3. Hale Cemetery collection, copy at Connecticut State Library in Hartford
  • Connecticut, Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920, p.44, Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut. Ancestry.com. [4]

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