Biography of Lewis Hunt
Rensselaer County, NY Biographies





Hunt, Lewis, born in Cambridge, Washington county N. Y., September 25, 1846. His education was obtained in the public schools and his early life was devoted to farming. February 25, 1864, he enlisted in Co. A, 2d N. Y. Cay.; while in the army of the Potomac he took part in all the general engagements, also while with Sheridan in the Shenandoah valley; he was honorably discharged from the general hospital at Washington, D. C., on surgeon's certificate of disability, August 9, 1865. He married three times; first, to Emily Terrill of Pittstown, September 22, 1868; she died in April, 1869. For his second wife, in January, 1870, he married Amy Terrell of the same place; they had two daughters: Emma, who married John Williamson of Schaghticoke and. has one child, Lewis; and Mayetta, married Frederick M. Askins; they have two children; Frederick, and Amy J. Mrs. Hunt died September 4, 1884. For his third wife, September 16, 1888, he married Mary Stevenson of Albany. Mr. Hunt's father died when he was three years old. He is a member of Hartshorn Post No. 487 of Schaghticoke, G. A. R; he has been its commander for one year. and is serving his third year as their chaplain. He is a member of Victor Lodge No. 680, F. & A. M., and is tiler of the lodge. He is also a member of Schaghticoke Lodge No. 526, I. O. O. F., and has been through all the chairs. Mr. Hunt is superintendent of the Elmwood cemetery.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

NAVIGATION

Rensselaer County, NY
Biographies


Names A to F
Names G to P
Names Q to Z

Online
Biographies

New York
Histories

New York
Biographies

Maine
Histories

Pennsylvania
Histories

Pennsylvania
Biographies

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012