Ralph Hunt1,2

M, #358, d. February 1676/77
Last Edited: 18 Oct 2014

Family:

Children:

Capt. Ralph Hunt2,4
Anna Hunt+ 2,1,4 d. 6 Feb 1681/82
Edward Hunt+ 2,4 d. bt 15 Jan 1715/16 - 29 Feb 1715/16
John Hunt2,4
Samuel Hunt2,4 d. bt 1718 - 1720
Mary Hunt+ 2,4

Notes

  • Immigration*: circa 1652; New Netherland3
  • Note*: "Ralph Hunt was a useful citizen, as the records abundantly prove. He served long as a town surveyor, and as an overseer; and during the reoccupation by the Dutch, held the office of schepen, or magistrate."4
  • Note: Will of Ralph Hunt of Newtown, Long Island, dated 12 Jan 1676/7, with codicil dated 13 Jan. 1676/7, and proved 26 Feb 1676/7. Names son Edward sole executor, and three other unnamed sons. Names daughter Anna, who has three children.2
  • Note: Sons Ralph, Samuel and Edward purchased lands in New Jersey in the Maidenhead vicinity beginning in 1694-1698.
  • Note: "Elizabeth, daughter of Edward Jessup, married before 1666 Thomas Hunt, Jr., of Westchester County", not Ralph Hunt.2
  • Note: Recommended resources:

    Ralph Hunt of Newtown, Queens County, Long Island, New York, and his descendants in Hopewell and Maidenhead Townships, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, and Sussex County, New Jersey, Louisville, Kentucky, Rowan County, North Carolina, Ohio, Missouri, etc. / by Lewis D. Cook. Available at Historical Society of Pennsylvania and Library of Congress, and see WorldCat. WorldCat also lists Ralph Hunt of Newton, L.I., and his decendants in New Jersey / by Lewis D Cook.

    See also researcher Mitchell J. Hunt's "Evaluation of the Consuelo Furman manuscript...".

    And see Everett Hunt's web page http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~huntpage/ralph0001.htm#t1 and his WorldConnect database "ralphanc".5,6

Citations

  1. [S397] Robert Furman, "Phillips Family."
  2. [S257] Lewis D. Cook, "Ralph Hunt of Newtown, L.I."
  3. [S136] "An evaluation of the Consuelo Furman manuscript (1955) on Ralph Hunt of Long Island (which concludes erroneously that Ralph Hunt of Long Island and Ralph of Virginia were the same) : in context of genealogies of the unrelated pioneers, Thomas Hunt of Westchester, New York and Ralph Hunt of Long Island : with notes on early Hunts of Virginia and other early Hunts of Long Island and New York", by Mitchell J. Hunt. 1985. 38 page manuscript. FHL Microfilm 1697418. Available on web via FamilySearch catalog., p. 11.
  4. [S226] James Riker Jr., Annals of Newtown.
  5. [S136] "An evaluation of the Consuelo Furman manuscript (1955) on Ralph Hunt of Long Island (which concludes erroneously that Ralph Hunt of Long Island and Ralph of Virginia were the same) : in context of genealogies of the unrelated pioneers, Thomas Hunt of Westchester, New York and Ralph Hunt of Long Island : with notes on early Hunts of Virginia and other early Hunts of Long Island and New York", by Mitchell J. Hunt. 1985. 38 page manuscript. FHL Microfilm 1697418. Available on web via FamilySearch catalog.
  6. [S372] "Ralph Hunt of Newtown, Queen County, Long Island, New York ; and his descendants in Hopewell and Maidenhead Twp., Hunterdon County, New Jersey and Sussex County, New Jersey; Louisville, Kentucky; Rowan County, North Carolina, Ohio, and Missouri, etc."; by Lewis D. Cook. unpublished manuscript. Historical Society of Pennsylvania, call number Gen Hu13.