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John Fletcher (Fletch) Hunt (b. December 23, 1820, d. August 06, 1884)John Fletcher (Fletch) Hunt (son of Basil Hunt and Mary Ricketts) was born December 23, 1820 in Fleming County, Kentucky659, and died August 06, 1884 in Randolph County, Indiana660.He married Nancy (Nan) Hill on March 13, 1851 in Randolph County, Indiana661, daughter of Benjamin Hill and Rebecca Morris.
Notes for John Fletcher (Fletch) Hunt:
1880 Washington Twp., Randolph Co. IN census
John F. Hunt, farmer, 59, b. KY, father b. TN, mother b. KY
Nan, keeping house, 47 b. VA, father b. VA, mother b. VA
Sennet D., works on farm, 21 b. IN
Basil, 19, works on farm; b. IN
John C. 6, b. IN
In the Hunt family Bible he is called John W. Del Fletcher Hunt and has a birth date of Dec. 23, 1820
He signed his name John F. and his obit. called him John F.His grandson, Clyde Hunt, says he was called "Fletch". He was named in his father's will.
As a young man Fletch came to Randolph Co. IN from Fleming Co. KY to manage land his father owned in West River and Nettle Creek Townships (about 1,000 acres).
He took much of the Randolph Co. 1880 census so he must have been known as a learned man;his handwriting was very good and easy to read.
Obit-Winchester Journal August 8, 1884,John F. Hunt, an old and well-known citizen of Washington Township, died at his residence last Wednesday night of cholera morbus and his remains were interred at Huntsville on Thursday.His sickness was very short, having been taken sick the Sunday previous, but his suffering was very great.
More About John Fletcher (Fletch) Hunt:
Burial: Unknown, Huntsville Cemetery, Randolph County, IN.662
Cause of death: Cholera.662
Occupation: Farmer (1880 Randolph Co. IN census).
More About John Fletcher (Fletch) Hunt and Nancy (Nan) Hill:
Marriage: March 13, 1851, Randolph County, Indiana.663
Children of John Fletcher (Fletch) Hunt and Nancy (Nan) Hill are:
- +Bazel (Baz) Hunt, b. September 24, 1860, Randolph County, Indiana664, d. March 12, 1939, Randolph County, Indiana664.