Robert Dabney "Blind Bob" Hunter

ID Number: T01598
Biographical Data
Basic Identification
Gender: male Ethnicity: Immigration: Attributed Race: black Free or Enslaved: unknown
Birth & Family
Birth Date: 1855/00/00 Birthplace: Mother: Father: 1st Spouse: 2nd Spouse:
Age Details
Age: 42 Age Group: adult (20-59)
Life Details
Occupation(s): Last Church: Jackson Street Methodist Church Military Service: Last Residence: Lynchburg, Virginia Last Address:
Death Date: 1897/08/02 Death Note: none Place of Death: sister's home, 407 Jackson Street Cause of Death: not given
Burial & Undertaking
Burial Date: 1897/08/04 Funeral Home: Diuguid Indigent?: private interment
Gravesite and Grave Marker Data
Grave Marker or Marker Fragment: none Section: unknown Confirmation Source for Location: none Grave Marker Erector(s): unknown Confirmation Source for Interment: Diuguid records
"at one time a conspicuous figure in local Republican politics"
Obituary and Biographical Detials

“at one time a conspicuous figure in local Republican [progressive] politics” after the Civil War

“it was in a torch light procession celebrating a Republican victory that, by the discharge of a pistol, either in his own hands or the hands of some one else, he received the injury that resulted in his blindess”

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