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William Russell Hunter

William Russell Hunter

Male 1886 - 1950  (63 years)

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  • Name William Russell Hunter 
    Born 5 Mar 1886  Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    • The Find-A-Grave record (Memorial ID 50204520) incorrectly gives his birth date as 6 March 1886. [1]
    • His name on his birth record is William Pierce Hunter. All of his life he used Russell as his middle name. The record appears to be transcribed from the original, and the transcriber probably made an error. [2]
    Birth Record of William Pierce Hunter
    Birth Record of William Pierce Hunter
    Gender Male 
    Census 1900  Wendell Cemetery, Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1910  Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Compiler's Note 1910 
    He appears twice in the 1910 census. 
    Draft Registration 12 Sep 1918  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1920  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    History 1926  [7
    He became a mason. 
    Masonic Membership Card of William Russell Hunter
    Masonic Membership Card of William Russell Hunter
    Census 1930  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Draft Registration 1942  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    SSN 018-14-9991  [6
    Died 5 Feb 1950  Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6, 13
    Buried Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Hunter Memorial
    Hunter Memorial
    WILLIAM R. HUNTER
    1886 — 1950
    HIS WIFE
    FLORENCE A. SNYDER
    1889 — 1974
    VERNON E. SON
    1913 — 1913
    WALTER A. CADRAN
    1935 — 2002
    Person ID I1668  Delvee Family | Clan of Jonathan, Tribe of Lucy
    Last Modified 17 May 2019 

    Father Harvey Mondell Hunter,   b. 29 Jul 1856, Excelsior, Hennepin County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1929, Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Lucy Jenette Pierce,   b. 14 May 1859, Warwick, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1952, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 3 Mar 1882  Erving, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 14, 15
    Marriage Record of Lucy J. Pierce and Harvey M. Hunter
    Marriage Record of Lucy J. Pierce and Harvey M. Hunter
    Family ID F987  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Florence Almeda Snyder,   b. 26 May 1889, Russell, Hampden County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1974, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1909  Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 16, 17, 18
    Marriage Record of Florence Snyder and William Hunter
    Marriage Record of Florence Snyder and William Hunter
    Children 
     1. Merle William Hunter,   b. 20 Nov 1910, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1986, Melbourne, Brevard County, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
     2. Vernon E. Hunter,   b. 1913,   d. 1913  (Age 0 years)  [Birth]
     3. Althea Hazel Hunter,   b. 19 Aug 1920, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1988, Gardner, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 17 May 2019 
    Family ID F1006  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Mar 1886 - Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1900 - Wendell Cemetery, Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1909 - Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He is recorded while living with his wife's parents. He was a fireman in an electric starting company. - 1910 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was recorded while living with his parents. - 1910 - Wendell, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Registration - He registered for the draft. He was a stationary engineer at the Lee Brothers Company. - 12 Sep 1918 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was an engineer in a shoe shop. His father was living with William's family. - 1920 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - He was a steam engineer in the laundry industry. - 1930 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDraft Registration - He registered for the draft. He was employed by the N. D. Cass Company. - 1942 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 Feb 1950 - Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Orange Cemetery, Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    From left to right:  Florence A. Hunter (wife of William), William R. Hunter, Lucy Jenette Pierce, Mary Louise Hunter  and up on the porch a young Neil W. Hunter.
    From left to right: Florence A. Hunter (wife of William), William R. Hunter, Lucy Jenette Pierce, Mary Louise Hunter and up on the porch a young Neil W. Hunter.
    his picture was taken in the 1930's outside the home of William R. & Florence A. Hunter on Brookside Road in Athol.

  • Sources 
    1. [S572] Find a Grave web site, (Provo, Utah: Find A Grave, Inc.).
      Memorial ID 50204520 William R. Hunter

    2. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Birth Record of William Pierce Hunter

    3. [S504] 1900 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004).
      Year: 1900; Census Place: Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0500; FHL microfilm: 1240649

    4. [S997] U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010).
      Draft Registration Card of William Russell Hunter

    5. [S510] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005).
      Draft Registration Card of William Russell Hunter

    6. [S911] Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc).

    7. [S814] Massachusetts, Mason Membership Cards, 1733-1990 , (Ancestry. com).
      Masonic Membership Card of William Russell Hunter

    8. [S801] Massachusetts, Birth Records, 1840-1915 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Birth Record of William Pierce Hunter

    9. [S503] 1910 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_627; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 1693; FHL microfilm: 1374640

    10. [S503] 1910 U.S. Federal Census, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006).
      Year: 1910; Census Place: Wendell, Franklin, Massachusetts; Roll: T624_589; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 0521; FHL microfilm: 1374602

    11. [S499] 1920 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010).
      Year: 1920; Census Place: Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts; Roll: T625_744; Page: 24B; Enumeration District: 4

    12. [S509] 1930 U.S. Federal Census , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002).
      Year: 1930; Census Place: Athol, Worcester, Massachusetts; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 0130; FHL microfilm: 2340696

    13. [S846] U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Athol, Massachusetts, City Directory, 1952

    14. [S388] Delvee Historian. Delvee Family Records 1887 - 1988, (Warwick, Massachusetts: manuscript, 1988).

    15. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Lucy J. Pierce and Harvey M. Hunter

    16. [S868] Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 , (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).

    17. [S827] Massachusetts, Marriage Records, 1840-1915, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013).
      Marriage Record of Florence Snyder and William Hunter

    18. [S800] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, (Provo, Utah: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011).
      Marriage Record of Florence Snyder and William Hunter