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From: Julianna Martin <>
Subject: Re: Pawarta
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 1999 23:13:26 -0600
My grandmother Mary Suson Hunt, b:03-20-1854 m; Lawson Taylor Holmes Randolph
Co. AL in 1869. They had 10 children. One born in Beaverton, AL, Eight in Crews,
AL . One in Hornsby, TN and one in Belzoni, MS. Mary Suson worked in the post
office at Tracy, AL. Her father Francis M Hunt delivered the mail. Her mother
was Emily Hooten. Mary Suson's sisters: Sarah(Hunt) Cockrell & Julia Ann (Hunt)
Bean & Martha . Brothers: Enoch "Bud" & Wm. "Billy". G-grandparents Lawson &
Mary Susan wre buried in Marion, Co. AL - MT Olive Cemetery
> William Hunt was born 1763 in Bedford Co., VA. to the "father of the
> fourteen" (Thomas Hunt?) Benjamin Hawkins was a famous Indian agent and was
> the contemporary of William, I would guess. His grandaughter (Hawkin's),
> Cherokee Carr, married Wm. Hunt's grandson, Calvin Jones Hunt in Yalobusha
> Co., MS on 21 Oct. 1854. Felicia
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Julianna Martin <>
> To: <>
> Date: Wednesday, March 31, 1999 4:42 PM
> Subject: Re: Pawarta
> >My gg-grandfather was William Hunt and I also have a g-grandmother, surname
> >Hawkins. Where was your William Hunt and Benjamin Hawkins birthplace?
> >Thanks, Julianna
> > wrote:
> >> From: Passports of Southeastern Pioneers, 1770-1823, pg 70
> >> "(Coweta, Creek Nation")
> >> "8th January, 1797
> >> I this day signed passports for William Hunt, or Pawarta, James McGraw
> >> John Sheppard, of Tombigbee, to go into the State of Georgia.
> >> Benjamin Hawkins"
> >> Does anyone know where Pawarta was located? Benjamin Hawkins is a
> >> collateral ancestor of mine and I believe this William Hunt is my
> >> GGGrandfather. Felicia Gourdin
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