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Charles E. Hunt was born 1 May 1860 in Illinois, USA to Elijah Hunt (c1833-) and Nancy Ellsworth (c1833-) and died 29 January 1947 of unspecified causes. He married Mary Emma Boycan (1866-1954) 6 January 1884 in Jefferson County, Illinois.

In 1880 when Charles was 20, he was living with Carrel and Matilda Cooper and their 21-year-old daughter Elizabeth. In 1900 he owned a farm mortgage free. He was an elder and 50-year minister in the Missionary Baptist Church. He was pastor of Ham's Grove Missionary Baptist Church 1907-1908. He was a member of Harmony Church and his family attended Haildon School.

Charles & Mary Emma Hunt

  • Charles and Mary Emma Hunt.


Offspring of Charles E. Hunt and Mary Emma Boycan (1866-1954)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Laura E. Hunt (1885-1992) September 1885 1992 Charles Webb (?-?)

James W. Hunt (1888-?) January 1888 Alice (?-?)

Jesse David Hunt (1895-1973) 14 March 1895 Jefferson County, Illinois, United States 28 June 1973 Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois, United States Mabel Gertrude Lisenby (1900-1991)

Roy W. Hunt (1897-1976) November 1897 Illinois 1976 Lillian Shields (?-?)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Facts and Folks: A History of Jefferson County, Illinois. Mount Vernon, IL: Jefferson County Historical Society, 1978
  • Harlow, Ruth. In Memorium Obituaries Extracted from the Minutes of the Salem South Missionary Baptist Association from 1867-1989.
  • History of Jefferson County, Illinois, 1810-1962. Mount Vernon, IL: Continental Historical Bureau, 1962.
  • US Census, 1860, Farrington, Jefferson, IL
  • US Census, 1880, Farrington, Jefferson, IL
  • US Census, 1900, Farrington, Jefferson, IL