The Brydons

Scotland to Canada

Letitia Hunter

Female 1755 - 1785  (30 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Letitia Hunter 
    Born 1755  , Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 1785  Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3889  Brydon family tree
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2020 

    Family Caleb Putnam,   b. 15 Jun 1750, Danvers, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1838, Maitland, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 1775 
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth Putnam,   b. 7 Sep 1776, Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1829, Maitland, Colchester Co., Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F1345  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1755 - , Rockingham, New Hampshire, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1785 - Nova Scotia, Canada Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Robert Hunter was one of the first settlers of Truro, and was a Grantee of the Township.  His house stood near the place that Mr. S. S. Nelson's store now stands.  He was one of the first elders of the Presbyterian Church of Truro, who were chosen in the summer of the year 1770.  He died February 7th, 1810, aged 77 years.  He outlived the rest of the elders who were chosen at the same time he was.  His wife died October 14th, 1807, aged 74 years.  He was born in Ireland in the year 1733.  He came out to New England when he was young, and was married there to Esther Moore, about the year 1756.  They removed to Nova Scotia in the spring of the year 1760.

      Letitia, their eldest daughter, was born  in New England in the year 1755.  She was married to Caleb Putnam, of Maitland, 1775.  William, their eldest son was born February 1st, 1779.  He was married to Jane McKenzie, September 20th, 1817.  They had six sons and three daughters.  He was drowned in the Shubenacadie River, November 10th, 1840, in the 61st year of his age.  Esther, the second daughter of Caleb and Letitia Putnam, was born March 14th, 1781.  She was married to Robert, eldest son of Gavin Johnson and Elizabeth Hunter, his wife, 1803.  They had one son and three daughters.  They removed to Ohio, U.S., in the year 1805.  Elizabeth Putnam, their eldest daughter, was born September  7th, 1776.  She was married to Robert Brydon, 1799.  They had two sons and three daughters.  She died September, 1832, aged 56 years.  Her husband died at Tatamagouche about 1856.  Mary Putnam, their third daughter, was born August 7th, 1783.  She was married to James Douglas, December, 1807.  They had four sons and one daughter.  She died January, 1870, aged 86 years.  Mr. Douglas died April, 1842.  Caleb Putnam, their youngest son, was born July 12th, 1785.  He was brought up at his grandfather Hunter's after the death of his mother.  He was married to Catherine McDougall, October 1815.  They had four sons and three daughters.  He died August, 1850, aged 65 years.  His widow died in 1850.  Caleb Putnam's first wife died in 1785.  He was married to Jane Fulton in 1787.  They had two sons and six daughters.  He died Sept., 1838.
        -- source: Historical and Genealogical Record of Colchester County, by Thomas Millar (1803-) *Chignecto Project Electronic Edition, December 1998.* Originally published Halifax, N.S. : A. & W. Mackinlay, 1873 --