Joseph Hunter 1772


Joseph Hunter was born about 1772.  He married 1st Margaret (LNU) and had the following children in Mullaghcroghery:

Jane bpt. 09 Jun 1797, m. James Brown

Elizabeth bpt. 25 Oct 1799, m. Thomas Pringle Lundy

Joseph married 2nd Jane and had the following children:

James b.c1801 m. Elizabeth Anderson

Ann "Nancy" b. 1805 m. William "Billy" Oliver

David b. 13 Apr 1807 m. Jane Hamilton (of Ballybay)

George b. c1809

Joseph b. 08 May 1810, m. Margaret Scott

Sarah b. 1812 m. John Nelson (of Corvally)

Nathaniel b. c1814, m. Margaret Hamilton (of Ballybay) - my 2g-grandarents

William b. 1817, m. Rachel Smith

Mary b. 1819, m. John Scott

Charlotte b. 1820, m. James Scott

Thomas b. Jul 1823 (Co. Fermanagh), m. Sarah Unwin Reeve

John b. 1825, m. Amelia Lundy (her parents were also from Magheross)

This family emgrated to Peel Co., Ontario, Canada, between 1826 and 1836.  Numerous other families including Lundy, Nelson, Oliver and Eakins also left Magheross in the same time frame and settled in Peel Co.  Townlands included Mullaghcroghery, Shanco, Lisdrumturk, Ardragh, Corvally, Drumgurra, Drummond Etra, Sreenty, Raferagh and Carrickmacross, 

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1772  
Date of Death 1st Dec 1837  
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