John Hunter

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John Hunter was born on the 18th December 1780 (baptized 28th) in Torryburn, his parents being John Hunter (a butler) and Janet Lochhead (or Lochead). We know all this from both his death register entry which also states that David Balfour as son-in-law is the informant, and from the Torryburn parish register of birth.

Our John Hunter married Helen Anderson

Our John Hunter is not the John Hunter who married Helen Cochrane in Torryburn on the 10th December 1814.

John died suddenly on the 16th December 1861 in Low Torry, at the age of 81. The informant was his son-in-law David Balfour of Low Torry. John's occupation was given as agricultural labourer, and he was still married (his possible wife Helen died ten years later at the age of 83).

 

 Registration entry of death for John Hunter

 

Records

ScotlandsPeople: John Hunter married Helen Cochrane in Torryburn 10/12/1814 (GROS 458/00 0002)

ScotlandsPeople: John Hunter b/c John Hunter & Janet Lochhead in Torryburn 28/12/1780 (GROS 458/00/0002)

 

ScotlandsPeople: John Hunter(FR4706) married Mary Buchanan 26/06/1809, Canongate, Edinburgh (GROS 685/03 0017)

ScotlandsPeople: Janet Rennie Hunter b/c 15/06/1823 (John Hunter/ Mary Buchanan FR5079) Leith South (GROS 692/02 0021)

 

Records - Children

ScotlandsPeople: 27/10/1815 Ann Hunter (John Hunter/Helen Cochrane) F Torryburn (GROS 458/00 0002)

ScotlandsPeople: 27/07/1823 Elisabeth Hunter (John Hunter/Helen Cochrane) F Torryburn (GROS 458/00 0004)

ScotlandsPeople: 15/04/1832 Henry Woodmiston Hunter (John Hunter/Helen Cochrane FR1018) F Torryburn (GROS 458/00 0004)

ScotlandsPeople: 30/11/1825 James Hunter (John Hunter/Helen Cochrane FR1010) F Torryburn (GROS 458/00 0004)

ScotlandsPeople: 06/05/1821 Janet Hunter (John Hunter/Helen Cochrane) F Torryburn (GROS 458/00 0004)

ScotlandsPeople: 15/04/1832 John Lawson Hunter (John Hunter/Helen Cochrane FR1018) F Torryburn (GROS 458/00 0004)

ScotlandsPeople: 02/09/1827 Margaret Hunter (John Hunter/Helen Cochrane FR1013) F Torryburn (GROS 458/00 0004)