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He came to Georgia in 1825 and married Eliza Ann Mears on December 25, 1828. They had children-names are unknown. They lived in Currietown on the corner of Harris Street and Montgomery Street. Eliza bought the property in 1838 and in 1843 a judgement of $10,000 was levied against George and the property was taken. He was the captain of the 4th Beat Company, Georgia Militia and was the first Treasurer of the Georgia Historical Society in 1839-resigned in 1840. He was the Secretary of the Savannah Bible Society, as well as other organizations, and he was a cashier at the Marine and Fire Insurance Bank. He had a brother John Hunter who died in 1842. Eliza died in 1840 and is buried in Colonial Park Cemetery. George disappears from record at the end of 1842 and no other information is available after that time.
Armstrong State University, "George Wallace Hunter (1806-?)" (1986). Savannah Biographies. 93.