General Robert Hunter Notable Hunters General Robert Hunter, Governor of New York and New Jersey, Governor of Jamaica, born in Edinburgh, October 1666. He was a poet, playwright and amateur scientist. In 1707 he married Elizabeth Orby (descendant of Edward III), and was a wealthy heiress. Through her he inherited […]
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.
What does it mean to be Scottish? Most of us know little about our ancestors and the way they lived. And, know little about the life of a person belonging to a Scottish Clan. Being a member of Clan Hunter means strong ties to family, allegiance, being known by our […]
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This is my fifth post in the Guild of One-Name Studies (GOONS) blog challenge 2020. The challenge is to post 10 blogs in the first 12 weeks of the year. Sir James Hunter later Hunter Blair of Dunskey. He married Jean Blair daughter of John Blair of Dunskey and they […]
One of my favorite places to search online is burkespeerage.com. Today I found 1541 results for our surname HUNTER. 1) Burke’s Peerage 107th Edition, page 2135 2) Burke’s Peerage 107th Edition, page 2138
Contents Hunters of Co.Ayrshire, Scotland Hunters of Londonderry, Ireland Hunters of Virginia, United States of America Hunters of West Virginia, United States of America
Given names were frequently repeated with families as some of us know which causes confusion more often than not. In my own family tree I have several named William Hunter. This is a short explanation to help if you have the same problem. If a man called William Hunter had […]
Hunter Family on the steps of Hunterston House