hunter, p. frank, jr. was born in norristown, july 3, 1894, s/o perry frankliin and mary (albertston) hunter.
the paternal line is descened from the north of england and traces its ancetry diirectly to john hunter of medomsley hall, medomsley, gateshead, durham, england, a protestant who fled from the north of ireland during the latter part of the 17c
john hunter came to america and settled near dowington, later he lived in newtown, delaware co. he was the founder and active member of st. david's episcopal church, radnor, pa. from john hunter, the line is traced through jameshunter, his youngest son; george hunter, 4th son of james who resided at newtown, as did his father and grandather; and perry mac donald hunter, youngest son george, who was the grandfather of p. frank hunter, jr.
perry mac donald hunter was born 1814. on march 23, 1848, perry married rebecca pechin, d/o george and mary pechin, of lower merion twp. who was descended froma french family established in america by christoper pechin in 1750. christoper pechin was a rich shipping merchant in phila., owner of many vessels, an insurer of other vessels and their cargoes and the occupant of a large mansion on front street, phila., which was invavded by british soldiers during the rev. from christoper pechin the line is traced through peter pechin, his son, who moved to bridgeport, montogmery co in 1851. and george pechin, the grandson, who was the father of rebecca ann pechin. perry mac donald and rebecca (pechin) hunter where the parents of sylvanus pechin, ashley pechin, and perry franklin sr.