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