Kent, you were saying something about your bunch coming from Sumner Co. TN.While searching for a link to H.L Hunley of submarine fame, I found the following info on (I think) the only Hunley's which lived in Sumner Co.See if this info fits in with your bunch.If it does, I have more info to send you about H.L. Hunley.Some of your Hunley's spelled their name Hunly
Sumner Co, TN. Census 1830 John M. Hunley - headed one Hunley family. Family count listed below. one male aged 20-30 years old. one female aged 20-30 years old. one female under 5 years old. This census also recorded 4 slaves and their ages.
John T., J., or F. Hunley (According to Sumner Co. TN. 1830 US Census) headed another Hunley family) Family count listed below. one male aged 30-40 years old one male aged 20-30 years old one male aged 10-15 years old one male aged 10-15 years old one male aged under 5 years old one male aged under 5 years old one female aged 30-40 years old one female aged 20-30 years old one female aged 5-10 years old one female aged 5-10 years old one female under 5 years old This census also recorded 8 slaves and their ages.
The census schedules of Sumner County, TN for 1840 does not list a family by the surname of Hunley.Some of these Hunley's were bound to have come to W TN, KY, and LA. In fact these Hunley's may have come from VA. to KY. then these listed above came to TN.
Sumner Co...Wedding records(they are hard to figure out) 1844 Womack, Robert R. Hume, Susan M. Durnal, Anderson 24 December 1843 Humphreys, Sally T. Young, Henry 11 September 1817 Lauderdale, John W. Hunley, Patsey Winn, Peter 7 July 1810 Goyne, Amos Hunt, Betsey Center, Richard 9 July 1808 Gains, Moses Hunt, Caty Davis, Jonathan 6 January 1812 Hunt, Thomas ... Henry L. 16 July 1828 Meador, Jesse Hawkins, Franny H. Hunt, James 17 September 1826 Duffer, Seaton Hawkins, Patsey H. Malone, Wesley 9 June 1817 Hunley, John Hawkins, Sarah H. Harris, Giles C. 14 August 1844 Peter Hunley, Patsey 7 July 1810 Goyne(it's hard to figure out these marr. list)
1817 land tax for Sumner Co. Peter Hanes 70 Bledsoe Creek Lewis Hunter 20 B Fork Bledsoe Creek John Hunley - - John Hunley for Drury Stone, heirs 110 - Nathan Holloway - - Richard Higgenson - - David Higgason 100 B Fork Bledsoe Creek Samuel D. Higgason 100 ...
1818 land taxfor Sumner Co. William Harris 50 Cumberland River Martha Hanna 140 Lick Creek William Hall 710 Lick Creek Thomas L. Harris 222 1/2 Lick Creek Willis Hunley, heirs - - John Hunley - - Elizabeth Hall - - John Harris - - William Hughes - - Robert Harris 57 Lick Creek Cage Hale 100 Rock Creek
1819 land tax for Sumner Co. 168 Deshas Creek Peter Hanes 70 Bledsoes Creek Joshua Huff - - John Hawkins - - Will Hubbard 75 Belote Bend Whit Holloway - - Henry Head - - Willis Hunley, heirs - - John Hunley - - Will Harvey 155 1/4 Cairo William Hanes - - William Harris 50 Cumberland River John Harris - - Martha Hanna 140 Lick Branch ...
Here's a little info that may fit? Decater Co. - Not far away is the Long Cemetery, a family cemetery. Carrollville On October 17, 1821, John Blackburn, John Johnson, Worley Warrington, J. W. Hunley, and William B. Ross were appointed by the legislature to "lay off" a town to be called Carrollville in honor ofWilliam Carroll.