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JEFFERSON HUNT: Captain in the Mormon Battalion
Travels and Accomplishments

Pre-Battalion

1822 Illinois Census includes Jefferson at Village of Wanbro (Wanborough)

 

1835 -- Jefferson and John Woodland (brother-in-law) set out for Missouri -- exerpt from Life of John Woodland pp 1-2

1836-37 -- Kirtland, Ohio -- record of ordination

1836-37 -- Clay and Caldwell Counties, Missouri. Major in Caldwell County militia

1840-1846 -- Nauvoo, Illinois -- Little Bear Creek, mission to SE Illinois, plural marriage, exodus

 Related Families and Documents

Hunt and Mounts relatives appear in 1823 (Hunt, Ellis, Woodland), 1835 (Mounts, Stennett, Butler, Allison) at Wanborough -- 61 total pages from 1822-29 and 1833 available; some include descriptions of the village and living conditions (sample from 1822).

Life of John Woodland by Mary Woodland Fox and Daniel P Woodland, typescript -- four pages (1, 2, 3, 4)

 

 

A Biographical Sketch of Jefferson Hunt by Norma L. Elliott, 35 pages ( 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35)

Mormon Battalion

California

San Bernardino

Utah

Idaho

Other Travels

1859 -- Meeting with President Buchanan in Washington, DC -- from Norma Elliott

Dakota Territory

Jefferson Hunt Home Page

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