Mary "Polly" HUNTER ID#974, b. 25 July 1777, d. about 1866
Father*Alexander HUNTER1 b. a 1743, d. a Feb 1804
Mother*Martha "Patsy" HAIRSTON2 b. 10 Oct 1753, d. 3 Jun 1834
Birth*Mary "Polly" HUNTER was born on 25 July 1777 in Virginia. 
She was the daughter of Alexander HUNTER and Martha "Patsy" HAIRSTON.1,2 
Marriage*Mary "Polly" HUNTER married Burwell BASSETT on 25 January 1794 in Henry County, Virginia.1,3,4 
WillMary "Polly" HUNTER was mentioned in the will of Alexander HUNTER on 3 November 1803 in Henry County, Virginia; Henry County Will Book 2, p. 83-87. FSL #7645134 image 233.4,5
Death*Mary "Polly" HUNTER died about 1866 in Missouri. 


Burwell BASSETT b. 5 Jul 1767, d. 1 Jun 1815
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  1. [S22] Hairston, Elizabeth Seawell, The Hairstons and the Penns and Their Relations, Roanoke, Virginia 1940,
  2. [S113] Sons of the American Revolution Membership Applications.
  3. [S145] Pedigo, Virginia G. and Pedigo, Lewis Gravely. History of Patrick and Henry Counties, Virginia - Genealogical Publishing Co., 1933 available on - CAUTION - this book was written in 1933 and has many errors regarding the Hairston family., Personal Collection - printed book.
  4. [S3684] Adams, Lela C., Henry County, Virginia, Will Abstracts Vol. I & II 1777-1820. Southern Historical Press, Inc., Easley, South Carolina, 1985., Personal Collection - printed book.
  5. [S3781] Henry County Virginia Will Book 1-3 1777-1831 - Family Search Library Film 7645134., Family Search Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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