William Hunt was born on or before 23 Jan 1768 in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England. The England Births and Christenings records don't specify if this date was a birth or christening. His death record shows that he died the same day. His parents were John Hunt and Elizabeth Goldsmith.
He was the first of 9 children born to John and Elizabeth
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N5Y5-P7X : 11 February 2018, William Hunt, 23 Jan 1768); citing TUDDENHAM ST MARY,SUFFOLK,ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 952,204.
England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JC2Q-TVH : 10 February 2018), Wm. Hunt, burial 23 Jan 1768; citing Tuddenham, Suffolk, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 887,388.