"The Hunt family name is of occupational origin and is listed in The Hundred Rolls of 1273. The shropshire branch is considered the main line of the family." -Notes of Jean Hunt Gaulden
Descendants of Waddy Thorpe Hunt
Generation No. 1
1. WADDY THORPE5 HUNT (JOHN4, ESLI3, THOMAS2, HUNT1) was born Abt. 1825, and died Abt. 1865 in Searcy Co. Arkansas. He married MELISSA ABBY KELLY Abt. 1842 in Habersham Co., Georgia. She was born May 24, 1824 in Greenville, SC, and died December 15, 1915 in IL ?.
Notes for WADDY THORPE HUNT:
"was killed by Guerillas who stopped at his home toward the end of the war. Hi widow, Melissa went to Illinois with the children" - Edgkar Hunt
"Proginitor of the Hunt brothers of "silver" fame in Texas" - Edgkar Hunt
More About WADDY THORPE HUNT:
Census: 1850, Walker Co., GA
Military service: Bet. 1862 - 1863, "Capt."
Children of WADDY HUNT and MELISSA KELLY are:
i. HARALSON6 HUNT.
ii. JAMES HUNT.
iii. MARY HUNT.
iv. JOHN HUNT.
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