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Hunter Coat of Arms

Charles Hunter, Esq., F.R.S.(Edin.), F.S.A.(Scot.), D.L., J.P., High Sheriff Anglesey (1890, County Alderman, late Major Militia, Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. (retired) 2nd Vol. Batt, R.W. Fusiliers, Knight of Justice of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England.

The Great Wagon Road (1731 to 1800)

In our Hunter study with many other surnames, we follow our earliest immigrant ancestors who used trails and routes extensively to travel and trade throughout the area starting with our Pennsylvania ancestors and settling in North Carolina. My own personal ancestors surnames are as follows: HUNTER LEWIS BOONE CLAPP

Evidence Analysis for a DNA Research Project

The Hunter DNA Project Study I am conducting will be of seven Hunter males who have agreed to participate in this study and if you are willing to do so, please contact me. I will need your kit number, family tree, and whether you have the testing results of either Y-DNA37, Y-DNA67 or Y-DNA111, and…

Blogging Anniversary

Today seven years ago I posted my first post and even though I have changed names and interests I am still here. Happy Anniversary with! You registered on 7 years ago. Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging.

Dr. John Hunter


  • John Hunter
  • Scottish surgeon
  • Cause of death:  Heart attack
  • Date of death:  October 16, 1793
  • Place of death:  London, United Kingdom

I am a descendant of John Huntar, 14th Laird of Hunterston, Ayrshire, Scotland. In 2015 I registered with the Guild of One Name Studies the name of HUNTER. Also, I registered the varients of HUNTAR, HUNTBACH, HUNTE, HUNT, and HUNTEMULLER.

As a Clan Hunter member our motto is “CURSUM PERFICIO” which means I will stay the course so in writing for this blog I hope I do live up to that as our Clan Hunter members have done in the past.

West Highland Museum

Happy Valentine’s Day! As we all know as Hunters our Hunterston Brooch on display at the Scottish Museum is a very special part of our heritage. On display at the West Highland Museum is a traditional Scottish brooch celebrating love and today I would like to share that beautiful heartbrooch. It was usually gifted by…