John Hunter (1728-1793) came to London in 1748 at the age of 20, and is today remembered as a founder of ‘scientific surgery’.
Hunter One-Name Study Blog
I have been researching my family tree for over thirty-three years and a member of Clan Hunter. In 2015 I registered the surname Hunter with the Guild of One-Name Studies and this blog will be my goal to share my research, photos, and as the clan's travel agent 2017 I will be adding our Clan Hunter Gathering 2017 which was very special because our Clan Hunter's 30th Laird participated in the opening of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle August 5th, 10:30 p.m. with her clansmen.
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Being a travel agent since 1991 I am a SCOTSagent, BRITagent, and at the present have two group tours to Scotland in 2017. One is a Clan Hunter Gathering at Hunterston Castle given by Madam Pauline Hunter of Hunterston, 30th Laird of Clan Hunter.
John Hunter Scottish surgeon Cause of death: Heart attack Date of death: October 16, 1793 Place of death: London, United Kingdom
In our study we have William, John, Samuel, Hugh, and so many of the same over and over again and maybe this will put a light on why. Traditional Scottish naming patterns are as follows: 1st son named after father’s father 2nd son named after mother’s father 3rd son named […]
Introduction Our study which is as big as it is we try the basic study attempts to: 1. Collect as much data as possible on people with the surnames HUNTER, HUNTAR, HUNTOR, HUNTUR, HUNTER BLAIR AND HUNTER-WESTON and their descendants 2. From the individuals into family groups of families linked […]
Our study to do is collect information on Hunter/Huntar/Huntor/Huntur/Hunter Blair and Hunter-Weston and to be the resource for all people researching the Hunter names. General The aim of this study is to collect every known fact about every person, at least starting with census records! Sources Actual census date has […]
In our Hunter One-Name Study while researching for my own ancestral doctor Hugh Hunter, M.D. from Ayrshire, Scotland I found in the UK & Ireland, Medical Directories, 1845-1942 several Hunters but not Hugh. Those found were: Adam Hunter, M.D., Edinburgh James Adam Hunter, Forfar, Forfarshire John Hunter, Argyllshire Simon Hunter, […]
We have many Hunters in our One-Name Study who were in the medical field. This post will be remembering those from Ayrshire in the UK & Ireland, Nursing Registers, 1898-1968 which I found researching All Schools, Directories & Church Histories (accessed 4/20/2010). Jane Kennedy Hunter, Maybole, Ayrshire Christina Jane Hunter, […]
As some of you already know, because of the COVID-19 we have had to postpone the Clan Hunter Gathering Tour until 2021. During this lock down I have been very busy writing my book about my Hunter One Name Study and had planned on taking it with me to the […]
I am a descendant of John Huntar, 14th Laird of Hunterston, Ayrshire, Scotland. In 2015 I registered with the Guild of One Name Studies the name of HUNTER. Also, I registered the varients of HUNTAR, HUNTBACH, HUNTE, HUNT, and HUNTEMULLER. As a Clan Hunter member our motto is “CURSUM PERFICIO” […]
Y-DNA is passed down from fathers to sons; a Y-DNA test provides information on your direct male line. Y-DNA determines whether families with the same last name are related and about when the common ancestor lived. Results relate only to male ancestors in your direct paternal line. Y-DNA tests also […]