46. Henry HUNTER
was born in 1795 in 96 District, Pendleton, South Carolina. He was born about
1795 in Weaver Creek, Pickens, South Carolina. He served in the military between
1812 and 1815.(7) JHD: Affidavit filed
by Henry Hunter re service in War of 1812:
"State of Kentucky
County of Knox
On this 25th day of June 1855 before me a Justice of the Peace within and for the County & State aforesd duly commissioned and sworn personally appeared Henry Hunter a resident of Knox County Kentucky who being duly sworn according to law from his oath says he is sixty years of age, that he is the identical Henry Hunter, who was a teamster in the company of Capt William Hamilton in the Reg't of Tennessee volunteers commanded by Col William Lillard in the war with Great Britain declard by the United
States on the 18th day of June 1812- that he volunteered at Tazwell in Claiborne County Tennessee on or about the 15th day of October 1813 for the term of three months and continued in actual service in sd war for the term of three months and was honorably discharged at Camp Ross on the 8th day of January 1814 in evidence of which discharge he here files a written certificate from under the hand of Jno. Montgomery D. B. Q'master, that he was afterwards honorably discharged at Knoxville Tennessee from service in sd war on or about the 1st February 1814 but his last named certificate being lost he is unable to produce it.- he relies upon the muster roll of his sd company for evidence of his service- affiant further says that the muster roll will probably show affiants name as Henry Hunter Jr in order to distinguish him from his father Henry Hunter Sr. who was also a Private in sd company.
He makes this declaration in order to obtain the Bounty land to which he may be entitled under the act all additional Bounty land to certain officers & soldiers who have been engaged in the military service of the United States approved March 3, 1855.
He further declares that he has never received a warrant for Bounty land under any act of Congress- that he made application for Bounty land under the act Passed 28th Sept 1856 but on account of some defect in the declaration he failed to get the warrant and the declaration was never amended. and that he has no application now pending for Bounty land.
Signed: Henry Hunter"
HENRY HUNTER, 3 REG'T (JOHNSON'S) E. TENNESSEE MILITIA. He has Ancestral File number MMMV-CD. From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.
married to Sarah DAVIS (daughter of John DAVIS and
Mary CURTIS) on 2 Jul 1858 in Flat Lick, Knox, Kentucky.
Sarah DAVIS was born in 1826 in Flat Lick, Knox, Kentucky. She
died on 7 Jul 1860 in Flat Lick, Knox, Kentucky. Henry HUNTER and Sarah DAVIS
had the following children:
202 i. John Abraham HUNTER was born on 7 Jul 1860 in Flat Lick, Knox, Kentucky.
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