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Pleasant Hunt (b. March 15, 1820, d. January 15, 1892)Pleasant Hunt (son of Barnabas Hunt and Hannah Lewis) was born March 15, 1820 in New Garden, Wayne County, Indiana668, and died January 15, 1892 in Windsor, Randolph County, Indiana668.He married Ann Williams on February 20, 1841 in Wayne County, Indiana669, daughter of William Williams and Phebe Mendenhall.
Notes for Pleasant Hunt:
In Pleasant's first marriage he had 5 children;
In his second marriage he had 10 children;
New Garden Wayne Co. IN MM minutes:
2-20-1841 Pleasant Hunt granted certificate Clear Creek MM OH to marry Ann Williams
3-16-1866 Pleasant and Ann Hunt dismissed for joining separatists.
8-20-1864 Pleasant Hunt and w Sarah and children Hannah, Wm.W. , Lewis, Joseph C., John F, Nathan O., Rachel E., and Eunice Ann recf Poplar Run MM.
1850 Randolph Co. IN census
Pleasant Hunt 30, farmer, b. IN
Sarah 25 b. NC
Abigail 8 b. IN
Hannah 6, b. IN
William 5, b. IN
Lewis 3 b. IN
Barnabas 51 b. NC
Hannah 49 b. VA
1880 Randolph Co. IN census
Pleasant Hunt, physician, 60, b. IN, father b. NC, mother b. NC
Sarah A., 12, b. IN
mother Hannah 79, b. VA, father b. PA, mother b. VA
Will:Randolph Co. IN Will Book 1819-1900
Dated Nov. 28, 1884
Rec Jan 26, 1892
wife Sarah F. to have certain real estate and all personal property.$5 to each of following children:
Abigail Leadbetter, Hannah A. Bond, William W. Hunt, and Levin (Lewis) Hunt, children of former wife; also for grandchild Levina G. Hunt, daughter of John F. Hunt, dec'd.
Executor-Sarah F. Hunt wife
Wit.John A. Moorman and John H. Thornburg
Another pioneer gone-Dr. Pleasant Hunt, son of Barnabas and Hannah Hunt was born near Newport (now Fountain City) on the 15th day of March, 1820 and died in Farmland Jan. 15, 1892, aged 71 years and 10 months.
He was first married to Ann Williams Feb, 1841, who died Jan. 1, 1849.As the fruit of that marriage they had 5 children , 4 of whom are still living, 2 sons and 2 daughters.
On the 10th of April, 1850 he was married to Sarah Fellows. The union was blessed with 10 children, six of whom preceeded him to spirit land, 2 sons and 2 daughters survive him.
He was raised on a farm, but in youth commenced to read medicine under Dr. H.C. Way of Newport, completed his studies and entered into the practice of medicine more than 40 years ago.Soon after his 2nd marriage he moved to this county settling 2 1/2 miles southwest of Farmland and moved to Farmland about 25 years ago, since which time he has practiced his profession.
He had a birthright in the Friends church and remained a member of the same and some 20 years ago or more, he professed a personal experience of God's saving power, in which faith he gave his testimony to the day of his death; his demise was sudden but the testimony of his life is the comfort of his bereaved relatives and friends.He leaves a disconsolate widow, 8 children, and other relatives and friends to mourn their loss....he was taken to Cedar for internment where his children deceased were buried
More About Pleasant Hunt:
Burial: Unknown, Cedar Cemetery, Windsor, Randolph Co. IN.670
Occupation: farmer/physician .671
More About Pleasant Hunt and Ann Williams:
Marriage: February 20, 1841, Wayne County, Indiana.672
Children of Pleasant Hunt and Ann Williams are:
- +Hannah Hunt, b. July 12, 1843, Newport, Wayne County, Indiana673, d. December 30, 1925, Randolph County, Indiana674.