Biography of Garrett B. Hunt

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Hunt, Garrett B., Clarence, p. o. East Clarence.-Ebenezer Hunt, the first of that name to settle in the northeastern part of the town of Clarence, was born in Bennington, Vt., December 31, 1777. He with his wife, Margaret, came with their family of eight children to Hunt's Corners and bought a farm of 150 acres, where they were the foremost citizens in that community. Mr. Hunt died April 2, 1844, and his wife May 24, 1836. Garrett B. Hunt, son of Ebenezer, was born in 1818, He also followed the pursuit of farming and has been a long and industrious worker, his work being crowned with marked success. He has been prominent in political life and otherwise active in the best interests of his town. He married Cynthia E. Parker, and they had these children: Warren E., Margaret, Caroline and Ella. Mrs. Hunt died June 26, 1892. Rev. H. P. Hunt, brother of Garrett B., has been for nearly forty-two years pastor of the Baptist church at Hunt's Corners, and through his efforts they have one of the finest brick churches in the town, and the society is one of the largest and most prosperous.



Source:
Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898

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