Nelson G. Hunn (1859-1908)

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Nelson G. Hunn
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Born: Jul 1859 Williamstown, Michigan
Died: 21 Jul 1908 Traverse City, Michigan
Father: John G. Hunn
Mother: Roxana Wait
Siblings: William Hunn
Mary Jane Hunn
Amanda Hunn
Amasa James M. Hunn
Nelson G. Hunn
Andrew Hunn
Spouse: Nancy Ann Vaughn
Married: 14 Jan 1882 Sebewaing, Michigan
Children: Carrie M. Hunn
Roxsina Hunn
Frederick Wesley Hunn
Pearl May Hunn
Harry Hunn
Hazel Maude Hunn

Nelson G. Hunn was born in July 1859 in Williamstown, Michigan to John G. Hunn and Roxana Wait.

He married Nancy Ann Vaughn on 14 Jan 1882 in Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan.

Nancy and he had six children together: Carrie M., Roxsina, Frederick Wesley, Pearl May, Harry and Hazel Maude Hunn. Harry died when just a few days old.

Nelson died 21 July 1908, Traverse City, Michigan. Stone Funeral Home in Petoskey, buried in Vanderbilt, Michigan.


Petoskey Evening News, Thursday, July 23, 1908:

-O. C. Pelter arrived in the city this afternoon on the 4:15 Pere Marquette train, accompanying the remains of Nelson Hunn, who recently died at Traverse City, to his home at Vanderbilt, Mich., for interment. Mr. Pelter was formerly with N. J. Stone, in this city, but is now employed in the Anderson undertaking parlors, at Traverse City.


  • 1880 Federal Census, Sebewaing, Huron, Michigan
Hunn, John G., white, male, 66, works in stave mill, NY, Conn, Conn
, Roxsana, white, female, 56, wife, keeping, OH, OH, OH
, Nelson, white, male, 20, son, works in stave mill, MI, NY, OH
, Andrew, white, male, 18, son, at school, MI, NY, OH
  • Huron County, Michigan Record of Marriages, vol 1, p. 99, #1444:
Hunn, Nelson G.
residence: Sebewaing
age: 23
birthplace: --unrsmin Michigan
occupation: Stave Joiner
Philips, Nancy N.
race: white
residence: Sebewaing
age: 22
birthplace: Bunker Hill, Ohio
married: 14 January 1882, at Sebewaing
married by: Jacob Spries, JP
witnesses: Morris B. Gates, Sebewaing, Emeline Gates, Sebewaing
date of record: 19 January 1882
  • 1900 Federal Census, Star Tp., Antrim, Michigan, 15 Jun 1900, 140/147:
Hunn, Nelson G., head, white, male, b. Jul 1859, age 40, married 17 yrs, MI, NY, NY, Day Labourer
, Nancy, wife, white, female, b. Nov 1858, age 41, married 17 yrs, 13 children, 6 living, OH, OH, NY
, Roxie, daughter, white, female, b. Dec 1885, age 14, single, MI, MI, OH, at School
, Fredric, son, white, male, b. Feb 1890, age 10, single, MI, MI, OH, at School
, Pearl, daughter, white, female, b. Nov 1891, age 8, single, MI, MI, OH
, Hazel, daughter, white, female, b. Aug 1897, age 2, single, MI, MI, OH
Philips, Lucy, step-daughter, white, female, b. Aug 1880, age 19, single, MI, PA, OH, Servant
  • Death: Death Certificate:,638711
Genealogical Research Report‎
Age‎: 49
Name: Hunn, Nelson‎
Death‎: 07/22/1908
Cemetery‎: Unknown
Funeral Home: Stone, Petoskey‎