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Joseph Hunsaker, Ky to OR
Posted by: richard grafton (ID *****9103) Date: November 15, 2007 at 21:49:08
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Thought the following might be interesting to some of you Hunsakers. Joseph Hunsaker, born April 4, 1799, Christian County Kentucky to Hartman Hunsaker (Mother not listed.) Joseph married Elizabeth J. King in Alexander County Illinois on April 13, 1820. Elizabeth J. King was a native of North Carolina; Joseph & Elizabeth traveled overland to Oregon Territory in 1847 settling In Marion County OR and filed for an Oregon Donation Land Claim [DLC #1032]In Marion County. T9s, R2w, sections 16,17, 20, 21. 640.46 acres. Joseph, an unlettered man, signed his Oregon DLC application with his mark [X]. He settled his claim on August 30 1848.
Joseph and Elizabeth had the following 12 children; (1)Andrew Jackson Hunsaker, (2)Howard Hunsaker, (3)Eva G. (Charlott?) Hunsaker, (4)Joseph Jr. Hunsaker, (5)Thomas S. Hunsaker, (6)Daniel S. Hunsaker (7) ???, (8) Elizabeth J. Hunsaker, (9)Margaret Hunsaker, (10)Martha E. Hunsaker, (11) ???, (12)??? Joseph Hunsaker died intestate [probate file #376,Marion Co. OR,] September 15, 1869 in Marion County Oregon and is buried in the Hunsaker cemetery near Turner, Marion Co Or, out Parish Gap Road which is located on his DLC #1032. Of Joseph's and Elizabeth,s children we Know that (#3)Eva G. married Marr. John A. Conser of Linn Co OR. she died 1868;(#8)Elizabeth J. marr. Wm. T. Miller of Marion Co. OR;(#9) Margaret marr. Thomas Barbre of Lane Co OR and (#10) Martha E. marr. H. Clay Morgan of Lane CO. OR.

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