John Hunt, a founder of Huntsville, Alabama, was Samuel Acklin's father-in-law. Samuel Acklin gave a deposition at John Hunt's house in Claiborne County, Tennessee, that was included in the Chancery Court Case of Christopher Acklin vs. Exr. of Thomas Walker (see below).
Chancery records online at Virginia Memory at the Library of Virginia
Augusta County, Virginia
Index No.: 1811-190
Original Case #6
Christopher Acklin Vs. Exr. Of Thomas Walker
Sworn to and subscribed before us* at the house of John Hunt in the county of Claiborn(e) & State of Tennessee the sixth day of September A.D. 1803 [Page 25] *Isaac Lane, William Rogers and Joseph Nation
In Deeds post with Samuel Acklin as a witness to John Hunt's deed