Augustine Hunnicutt was born in England probably around 1625. ("The Hunnicutts of Prince George," James Brand Cabell, GENEALOGIES OF VIRGINIA FAMILIES, Vol. III, Elizabeth Bentley, editor). Augustine emigrated to America and settled in Surry County, Virginia. He married Mary Carter, born about 1626, who was the daughter of William Carter and ?Alice Croxton; they had four children: Augustine, Robert, Katherine, and John. The senior Augustine died around 1682 in Surry County, Virginia, and his will mentions sons Augustine and Robert, daughter Katharine and wife Mary. His widow Mary married Richard Morris in 1682.