||William Hunt migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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Researchers take care with this profile. It has a lot of errors. No serious genealogist has ever suggested the parents or origins of William Hunt. There is no evidence he was identical to the man bp in Halifax. Also three of the children shown: Susannah, Ann and Mary are not his children. For correct information Robert Charles Anderson suggests these three sources for this man: TAG 30:100-3, 175; Hoyt 211; Smith-Hale 135-38. Smith-Hale can be checked out here:Ancestry and posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale His parents and three daughters mentioned above should be detached. Anderson considers the surname "Best" of Elizabeth his wife, to be inconclusive at best [GM2:1:402] because "Cousin" doesn't mean sister.
The wills of William Hunt and of Robert Best of Sudbury, name the living children of William. Given the wording of both wills it is clear that they were the only living children of William. Susannah, Ann and Mary were not named.
He is presumably the William Hunt, born in the Parish of Halifax, Yorkshire, England, 27 Jan 1604/5, son of Robert Hunt of Halifax, Yorkshire, England. Married Elizabeth Best, sister of Robert Best (Robert Best died in Sudbury, Massachusetts, in 1654 leaving property to the children of William Hunt). NOTE: This relationship is in dispute; see Elizabeth's profile for more information.
On 2 May 1635 – William and Elizabeth (Best) Hunt and their children set sail aboard the Susan and Ellen for America with the Peter Bulkeley Company (Puritans). The Reverand Peter Bulkley, had been a lifelong friend of William Hunt.
in Aug 1635 – Peter Bulkeley Company landed in Boston, remaining there one month to obtain grant from government for incorporation of land at a new settlement at Musketaquid (now Concord, Massachusetts)..
Wife Elizabeth died 27 Dec 1661. He married second wife in 1664 Mercy (____) who was the widow first of Thomas Brigham and widow second of Edmund Rice.,. Her last name has sometimes been referred to as "Hurd" but this has not been documented.
William removed from Concord to Marlborough, Massachusetts, where he died in October 1667.. Although some Wood researchers have implied that William had a daughter Ann (who had a "sister" Mary), neither is mentioned in his will. The will is dated 23 Oct 1667 at Marlborough, Massachusetts  and mentions wife Mary [should be Marcy or Mercy], sons Samuel, Nehemiah and Isaac; and daughter of Elizabeth Barnes.
(Thomas B. Wyman, Genealogy of the Name and Family of Hunt. Water Street, Boston, Massachusetts: John Wilson and Son, 1862-3), p 90. Hereinafter cited as Hunt Genealogy.). He left a will on 23 Oct. 1667 at Marlborough, Massachusetts (Bobbi Dodge, 27 Jan. 2008.) (Thomas B. Wyman, Hunt Genealogy, pp 42-44.)
Massachusetts Archives Collection (1629-1799)
Volume Number 112 Page 22-22A
Summary: ATTESTED COPY OF SEVERAL ENTRIES FROM THE CAMBRIDGE BOOK OF RECORDS DETAILING THE GRANT OF WOODED LOTS LEFT OVER AFTER THE FIRST DIVISION OF WOODED LOTS.
Series 2043: RECORDS: GENERAL COURT Original Date 1653/12/28 Other Dates 1648/02/10 Geographic Locations: CAMBRIDGE (MA) WATERTOWN (MA) Personal Names: Signature Type BRIGHAM, THOMAS
Mercy Hurd (F) b.1592, #115781 from: http://www.conovergenealogy.com/famous-p/p2316.htm#i115781
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On 25 Aug 2019 at 16:23 GMT Brad Stauf wrote:
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On 6 Aug 2018 at 00:28 GMT Anne B wrote:
William does not belong either (wrong plasce and time) Objections to disconnecting.
the disputed dtrs Susannah Ann and Mary are all removed and attached to Unknown Hunt.
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