John Hunter




John Hunter





JOHN HUNTER, farmer, post-office Henderson, is a son of James and Mary Jane Hunter, natives of Virginia. About 1827 they moved to Ohio, and lived there until their deaths. Our subject was born in Virginia December 28, 1819, and when about fifteen years old he went to Pittsburgh, and learned the carpenter's trade, which he followed until 1858, when he purchased his present farm, and has since resided in Worth Township. In 1848 he married Mary Jane, daughter of John Hutchison, of Allegheny County, Penn., and by this union they have five children: Hutchison, a farmer of Worth Township, who married Jane, a daughter of James Day, of Worth Township, and have three children, Frank, Howard and Roy; John L., living on the homestead, married to Margaret, daughter of Robert S. Henderson, of Venango County, and has one child, Robert; Sarah, married M. C. Osborn, of Hendersonvile, and has one child, Elsie; Mary V., married Milton Porter, of Sandy Lake Township, and has four children: Cora, Mary, Carl, Bruce and Harold; Clara E., living at home. Our subject has held the office of school director of the town ship for twelve years, also treasurer of the township, and for the past five years has been justice of the peace, and votes the Republican ticket. He is one of the charter members of Worth Lodge No. 554, I.0.0.F. 

History of Mercer County, 1888, page 1078.



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