Mary Emma Boycan was born 22 February 1866 in Illinois to George M. Boycan (c1844-?) and Nancy Jane Hansbrow (c1845-?) and died 13 June 1954 of unspecified causes. She married Charles E. Hunt (1860-1947) 6 January 1884 in Jefferson County, Illinois.


Offspring of Mary Emma Boycan and Charles E. Hunt (1860-1947)
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 (?-?)

In 1870 when Mary was four years old, she was living in the household of Nancy J. Wigenton, which suggests that her mother, Nancy J. Hansboro, had changed her surname between 1866 and 1870. Charles & Mary Emma Hunt

  • Charles and Mary Emma Hunt.

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Harlow, Ruth. In Memorium Obituaries Extracted from the Minutes of the Salem South Missionary Baptist Association from 1867-1989.
  • US Census, 1870, T1S R4E, Jefferson, IL
  • US Census, 1900, Farrington, Jefferson, IL