Robert & Agnes Hunter

Robert Hunter and Agnes Cranston were married at Mayville, North Dakota in 1899. They both worked for a year at Clifford, North Dakota, before moving on to Granville in 1900.

In Granville, North Dakota, they filed a homestead claim on land south of Granville, later acquiring additional holdings besides.

Prior to 1912, Robert was a grain manager and grain buyer at Norwich, Deering and Granville. Other than that, the family home has been in Granville.

Robert was a member of Ashlar Lodge No. 69 A.F. & A.M., and Agnes was a member of Granville Chapter No. 47 of the Order of the Eastern Star, and past matron of the Blanche M. Nelson Study Club.

In Granville, Robert served as county assessor, county commissioner and, in 1912, he was elected county treasurer. Unfortunately, Robert died in 1912.

Agnes kept the children by working hard all of her younger years. Robert and Agnes had four children: Gladys, Cranston, Faye, and Robert.

Her son, Cranston, married Florence Anderson. Faye was married to Esther Johnson, and Robert was married to Doris Hanley.

Agnes was active in all community and church activities. She was Sunday School superintendent, and a member of the Somen's Society. All of her life, she was a member of the Congregational Church.

In 1955, Agnes went to live with her daughter, Gladys, due to impaired health. She passed away on July 10, 1959.

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