Duncan Thomas Hunter was born 3 July 1863 in 26 Carlton Villas, Maida Vale, Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom to Archbald Hunter (1805-1868) and Mary Grahame (1833-1905) and died 20 September 1902 York Harbor, York, York County, Maine of unspecified causes. He married Abby Frances Lippitt (1861-1945) 24 January 1892 .


Gravestone for Duncan T Hunter - York ME

Born at 26 Carlton Villas, Maida Vale, Paddington, London, England, son of Archibald Hunter & Mary Jane Grahame (both of Scottish heritage). Duncan immigrated to the United States 1882 and settled in Helena, Montana. He met his wife, Abby Frances Lippitt, daughter of Gov. Henry Lippitt of Rhode Island, on board a train in 1892. Four daughters were born in Montana, and in 1900 Duncan and his family moved to his wife's family home, The Governor Henry Lippitt House, 199 Hope St., in Providence, Rhode Island.


OBITUARY: New York Times, September 26, 1902 Duncan Hunter YORK HARBOR, Me., Sept. 25. - Duncan Hunter, a New York banker and broker, although a resident of Providence, R. I., died to-day of heart failure, following illness from diphtheria. Mr. Hunter was born in Scotland forty years ago, and received his education there, later travelling through Europe and studying at different universities. He came to this country and first engaged in business in Helena, Mon., later moving to New York and becoming a banker. Ten years ago he married the youngest daughter of ex-Gov. Lippitt of Rhode Island.


Offspring of Duncan Thomas Hunter and Abby Frances Lippitt (1861-1945)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Lippitt Hunter (1893-1989)
Frances Grahame Hunter (1895-1981)
Janet Melissa Hunter (1897-1977) 14 April 1897 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States 3 August 1977 Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States John Sharpe Chafee (1896-1984)
Marian Amcotts Hunter (1900-)



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‡ General
  • Younger brother of General Sir Archibald Hunter, GCB, GCVO, DSO, TD.