Rutherford Co NC Hunt Loose Ends

Questions trying to tie up a few loose ends about Rutherford County North Carolina Hunts in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

  1. Who is this Polly Hunt?

(18 April 1811, William L. Queen Sr. of RCNC to Edward Towrey of the same, $32 paid to Samuel Queen and $6 paid to himself, 127 acres on Wards Creek joining Michael Hufsetlers and Polly Hunt, being part of a grant to Robert Collingwood.  Witnesses: A. Whiteside, Mareday Queen.  #274, 21 August 1812.[485])  ([485] Rutherford Co., NC Deed Book 26,  p. 659, cited in BGSOTC 33(3):137, 2005.)

2. Is she related to this Catherine Hunt?

(1809 – 6 April 1809, William L. Queen of RCNC to Catharine Hunt of the same, 130 dollars, 105 acres on the west side of Ward’s Creek joining Moses Queen, the waggon road that leads from Francis to John Smith’s, and the pounding mill branch, being part of a grant to William Sheppard.  Wit. Robert H. Taylor, Robert Wells.  #30, 12 March 1811.[527])

([527] Rutherford Co. Deed Book 26, p. 406, cited in BGSOTC 33(1):31, 2005.)

3. Who is this James Hunt?

(“JAMES HUNT: signed a deed with Wat Hunt in 1804.”) ( source:  correspondence from Harold Rollins to Deason Hunt, 1979.)

4. Who is this Samuel Hunt?

(Dills, Henry / Hunt, Samuel / Deed/20-21/41/1803.) (Source: Rutherford Co., NC — Deeds — Deed Index “D”, 1779-1917, sorted by Grantor. http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/rutherford/deeds/dgrntor.txt.)


Little River Plats (and some Eno River area)

OrangeCo LittlePlat


Flat River Plats

OrangeCo FlatPlat


Orange County, NC Little River Cluster

Here’s the promised Little River cluster of related families which have some relationship for the ancestral search of Thomas Hunt (and other Rutherford County North Carolina Hunts). The Flat River cluster is a few posts back on this site.

LittleRiver Cluster2

This Little River area mind map, created from research findings, is so large that it cannot be read here, but you can download a PDF file by clicking on this link: LittleRiverCluster.