Pearl May Hunn (1891-1957)

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Pearl May Hunn West
Pearl Hunn.jpg
Born: Nov 1891 Vanderbilt, Michigan
Died: 15 Aug 1957 Grand Rapids, Michigan
Father: Nelson G. Hunn
Mother: Nancy Ann Vaughn
Siblings: William Augustus Philips
Charles Edward Philips
Sarah Ellen Philips
Lucy B. Philips
Roxsina Hunn
Frederick Wesley Hunn
Pearl May Hunn
Harry Hunn
Hazel Maude Hunn
Spouse: George Albert West
Married: 24 Dec 1909 Petoskey, Michigan
Children: Leon Harold West
Ronald D. West
Ernest George West
Bernice Pearl West
Charles Edwin West
Floyd West

Pearl May Hunn was born in November 1891 in Vanderbilt, Otsego, Michigan.

Her parents are Nelson G. Hunn and Nancy Ann Vaughn.

Pearl married George Albert West on the 24th of December, 1909 in Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan.

They had Leon Harold West, Ronald D. West, Ernest George West, Bernice Pearl West, Charles Edwin West and Floyd West.

In 1910 she is listed as a Hunn, married, living with mother in McKinley Tp, Emmet, Michigan.

In 1920 she is listed as wife of George West, living in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan.

In 1930 they are living in Toledo, Lucas, Ohio with son and his family.

In 1940 they are in Grand Rapids, Michigan where she dies the 14 August 1957.


Herrick Public Library Obituary Collection, Saturday, August 17, 1957:

WEST--Mrs. Pearl M. West, aged 65, of 220 Albany , SW., passed away Thursday night.

She is survived by her husband, George A.; one daughter, Mrs. Harold (Bernice) Huff, of Belmont; four sons, Leon H. West, of Edinburg, Ohio, Ernest, Floyd and Charles West of Grand Rapids; sixteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Mrs. Jasper Kimes of Battle Creek, Mich., Mrs. Lucy Woolever, of Batavia, N.Y., and Mrs. Clarence Baker of Alexandria, N.Y; and one brother, Fredrick Hunn of St. Charles, Mich.

Mrs. West reposes at the VanStrein-Alman Funeral Home, where services will be held at 1:30 Monday afternoon. Frank Cooper of the Church of God, officiating. Interment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.


  • Middle Name: Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952, database,
Name: Mr Leon Harold West
Mother: Pearl May Hunn
  • 1900 Federal Census, Star Twp., Antrim, Michigan
Hunn, Nelson G.
Pearl, daughter, white, female, b. Nov 1891, 8, single, MI, MI, OH
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Marriages:
WEST, George & HUNN, Pearl
Date: 12/24/1909
Liber: 4
Folio: 258
  • Marriage: Emmet County, Michigan, Record of Marriages:
Page: 258
Number: 177
License Dated: 24 Dec 1909
Groom: West George
Bride: Pearl Hunn
Age: 18
Race: W
Residence: Pellston
Birth place: Michigan
Occupation: Housework
Father: Nelson
Mother: Nancy Vaughn
Times Previously married: No
Married: 24 Dec 1909
Place: Petoskey
By: Aaron B. Krueger, Justice
Daniel Vaugn, Pellston
Nancy Hunn, Pellston
  • 1910 Federal Census, McKinley Tp., Emmet, Michigan, 3 May 1910, 224/224
Hunn, Nancy
Pearl M., daughter, female, white, 18, md 1 yr, 0 children, MI, MI, OH
  • 1920 Federal Census, Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, 18 Jan 1920, ED 130, Sheet 17A, 28 Spring Street, 328/409:
West, George
Pearl, wife, female, white, 28, married, MI, US, OH
  • 1930 Federal Census, Toledo, Lucas, Ohio
West, George A.
Pearl M., wife, female, white, 37, married, MI, MI, OH
  • Obituary: Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006, database with images, FamilySearch