Mrs. James Hunter, c.1860


Description
Creator:
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A black and white portrait photograph of Mrs. James Hunter (Elizabeth Story) (1793-1863). This photograph is from "The Descendants of Dr. James Hunter" by Edwin G. Hunter, B.D., Frederick H. Hitchcock Genealogical Publisher, 1925.
Notes:
Elizabeth Story was born at Pocklington, Yorkshire, England in 1793. She and Dr. James Hunter were married at York Cathedral in 1814, and she and her husband and three children emigrated to Canada in 1822. During the Rebellion of 1837, she was confronted by soldiers looking for her husband at her home in Whitby Township between Whitby and Oshawa. It is alleged that she threw papers which implicated her husband in the Rebellion into the fireplace to prevent soldiers from obtaining evidence against him. The family fled to Buffalo, New York in 1838, and Mrs. Hunter and her husband moved back to Brooklin in the 1840s. About 1856, the Hunters moved to Lewiston, New York, and Mrs. Hunter died at the home of her son-in-law, Dr. W.F. Bartlett, at Buffalo on February 20, 1863.
Date of Original:
c.1860
Dimensions:
Width: 3.5 cm
Height: 4 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 3.5cm
Image Height: 4cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
31-009-368
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a copy negative.
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Mrs. James Hunter, c.1860


A black and white portrait photograph of Mrs. James Hunter (Elizabeth Story) (1793-1863). This photograph is from "The Descendants of Dr. James Hunter" by Edwin G. Hunter, B.D., Frederick H. Hitchcock Genealogical Publisher, 1925.