Biography of Ambrose C. Hunt
Pitt Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies





AMBROSE C. HUNT is a native of this township, born October 10, 1841; his parents are Snowden and Lydia (Updegraff) Hunt, natives of Virginia and Pennsylvania respectively, the latter of German ancestry. They came to this county soon after their marriage in 1827, and settled on the present homestead, purchasing first eighty acres, and adding to this till his possessions embraced 505 acres. Their children were Ambrose C., William S., Elvira, Nancy and Elmira. The father died in 1851, aged thirty six years, the mother in 1878, aged sixty two. At her husband's death she was left with five children (the oldest less than thirteen years) which she reared, and in the mean time paid for one hundred acres of land. Ambrose Hunt remained on the homestead, farming and dealing in stock till his marriage, May 6, 1877, to Miss .J ennie, daughter. of David and Elizabeth (Stillwagoner) Swartz, born November 11, 1846. They have one child, Iva A., born April 1, 1879. In 1878, Mr. Hunt purchased the hotel property at Fowler, which he conducted four years, disposing of the same October 1, 1883, and engaging in the stock business; he inherited 102 acres from his father's estate, all in good condition, valued at $100 per acre; he was a member of Company H, One Hundred and Forty fourth Regiment Ohio National Guards, and participated in the action at Berryville, being discharged at the close of the 100 day service. Mr. Hunt is a strong Republican and good citizen. Mrs. Hunt is a member of the German Reformed Church.
(Also see William S. Hunt)

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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