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Susan Hunt McDaniel Gray Driskill
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Susan HUNT was born 15 March 1830 Ind. to John HUNT and Susan HYFIELD(according to d/c). She died 16 Jan, 1920 in Grapevine, Tarrant Co, TX. Informant for Susan's death certificate was Susan's son, George Douglas DRISKILL. I believe Susan's parents should be John HUNT and Anna MAXEDON. George probably got the HYFIELD surname for the d/c from his Aunt Mary J. HUNT,(sister to John HUNT) who md Thomas HYFIELD. A marriage license for John HUNT and Susan HYFIELD has not been found. Several of John and Anna (MAXEDON) HUNT's children have ties to Tarrant Co, TX.

Susan lived in Tarrant Co, TX about 65 years. She was called Grandma Biddie/Bittie by her daughter Susan Ann (McDaniel) ROBERTSON'S side of the family. With her children, living and dead , her stepchildren and the several EASTER children, Susan was said to have raised 19 children. Susan was married three times. Her first husband, James MCDANIEL/MCDONALD (my line) ,died during the Civil War.Hiram GRAY was her second husband. After Hiram GRAY died, Susan married William Frank/Franklin DRISKILL.

Children of Susan HUNT and James MCDANIEL were:

  1. Susan Ann MCDANIEL b. 2 Sept 1853 ARK. d. 26 Dec1929 Blake, Brown Co, TX. md Edmond Gravely ROBERTSON.
  2. Louisa MCDANIEL b 6 Jan 1857 TX d 5 June 1916 Grosvenor, Brown Co, TX. md Granderson "Grand" Phillip Hamlett

Children of Susan HUNT and Hiram GRAY were:

  1. Thomas "Tom" GRAY (twin) b 9 Jan 1865 TX/MS d 14 June1917 Grapevine, Tarrant Co, TX. He never maried.
  2. Emma Irene GRAY (twin) b 9 Jan 1865 TX/MS d 30 July 1941 Grapevine, Tarrant Co, TX md Benjamin Frank DAY
  3. Harrison Hunt GRAY b 11 Feb 1867 TX/MS d 17 Dec 1943 Ft Worth, Tarrant Co, TX md #1 Dora Bell SHARP and #2 Ella TOWNSEND

Children of Susan Hunt and William Frank DRISKILL were:

  1. George Douglas DRISKILL (informant of Susan's d/c) b 1871 TX
  2. Isaac Green Parker DRISKILL b 1873 TX md Victoria Evangeline GRAY
  3. Bettie "Biddie" DRISKILL b 1875 TX d 1919 md William P. DYER

Susan's known stepchildrem were William Smith GRAY b 29 Dec 1839 Yalobusha Co, MS,-- William Franklin DRISKILL Jr b 30 Jan 1850 Pulaski Co, MO,md Nancy Emaline MAUPIN, -- D.J. DRISKILL,-- John Elias DRISKILL b 1859 md Martha "Mary" BATTES,-- Mary "Polly" E. DRISKILL b 1862,-- and C.L. DRISKILL B CA 1868. 

Information provided by
Mary Trampe
P.O. Box 576
Troy, TX 76579-3644


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