Captain Jefferson Hunt, Soldier, Pioneer, Churchman

Captain Jefferson Hunt, Soldier, Pioneer, Churchman (HMX1J)

Location: Downey, ID 83234 Bannock County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 21.267', W 112° 2.933'

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Born January 20, 1804 in Kentucky - Died May 11, 1879 in Idaho

Charles Jefferson Hunt served in the Mormon Battalion as Captain of Company "A" and as assistant executive officer. In it's historic march from Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Diego, California, 1846 - 47. His service won the commendation of all who served with him.Under appointment by President Brigham Young in 1851, Captain Hunt was guide for the pioneers to San Bernadino, California. His pioneering service included also Provo, Parowan, and Huntsville. (Which bears his name) in Utah and Oxford, Idaho.A convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints He was loyal, obedient and faithful to the end.
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HM NumberHMX1J
Series This marker is part of the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association series
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Marker Number119
Year Placed1950
Placed ByDescendants of Captain Hunt and the Utah Pioneer Trails and Landmarks Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 3:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 413617 N 4689664
Decimal Degrees42.35445000, -112.04888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 21.267', W 112° 2.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 21' 16.02" N, 112° 2' 55.98" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 S Old Oxford Hwy, Downey ID 83234, US
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