Saturday, February 4, 2012

Joseph Hutchinson 1740-1804

Joseph Hutchinson
son of
born 1740
died 1804
 Married in 1762
 Margaret Shearer
daughter of
Born 1741
 Died 1813

Children:

Mary Hutchison 1763 – 1825 M. Matthew Hart 1761-1825
Joseph Hutchison 1765 – 1846
Jane Hutchison 1767 – 
Elder Hutchison 1773 – 1837
Margaret Hutchison 1775 – 1775
Sarah Hutchison 1777 – 
Andrew Hutchison 1780 – 
Margaret Hutchison 1782 – 1856 Married Shearer
Florence Hutchison 1785 – 1868 

1762- Married Margaret Shearer

1776-1777  - Served in Revolutionary War
He was a private in Capt. James Rodgers COmpany, Hanover Rifle Battalion, Lancaster County Associators, under Col. Timothy Green, destined for the camp in the Jerseys, 6.6.1776 He took the oath of allegience and fidelty at Lancaster Pa


1790 Census
Name: Joseph Hutchison Senior
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 3
Free White Persons - Females: 8
Number of Household Members: 13

1789 - Deeded Land for what is now the Warrior Run Church
Joseph and Margaret Hutchison conveyed to the congregation of the Warrior Run Church a tract of land in 1789, and in 1804, in consideration of three pounds, twenty-five shillings, an additional tract was granted, the deed including also that granted in 1789.

Joseph Hutchinson, Sr. once occupied pew No. 5 in the Old Warrior Run Church, for which he paid two pounds 0 shillings 0 pence rent.
Family links:



1800 Census
Name: Joseph Huchison
[Joseph Hucheson]
Home in 1800 (City, County, State): Turbet, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 3
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
Number of Household Members Under 16: 2
Number of Household Members Over 25: 2
Number of Household Members: 8


Tombstone for Joseph Hutchinson 
located at the Warrior Run Church Cemetery
and his wife Margaret is buried beside him - 
From the Warrior Run Church Cemetery Notes on Find A Grave-

Inscription:
In memory of
Joseph Hutchison, Senr
who departed this life
September 27th, 1804
Aged 64 years.
Blessed are the dead
who die in the Lord.
----------
Florence Hutchison
Born April 5, 1785;
Died Feb. 19, 1868;


Research:

Joseph Hutchinson, Mrs. Margaret (Hutchinson) Shearer's father, was born in 1740, and in 1762 married Margaret Hutchinson, who was born in  1741. 

 Their children were born as follows:  
Mary, Jan. 16, 1763; 
Joseph, July 10, 1765;
 Jean, June 15, 1767;
 John, July 23, 1770;
 Elder, Feb. 7, 1773; 
Margaret, Jan. 23, 1775 (died young); 
Sarah, Nov. 23, 1777;
 Andrew, April 16, 1780;
 Margaret (2). Oct. 30, 1782;
 Florence, April 5, 1785. 

The father of this family died Sept. 21, 1864, the mother  Jan. 17, 1813. 
He gave the land for the burying ground at Warrior Run 
church, entering in the deed a provision that any of his descendants 
forever who so desired should be buried there free.

Reference: Genealogical and biographical annals of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania (1911)
Source:  http://files.usgwarchives.org/pa/northumberland/bios2/f023047.txt

*When the land office was opened for "the new purchase," on the 3d of April, 
1769, there were many applications made for this location. In all of them it is called either old Muncy town, Shikellimy's town or Shikellimy's old town. It is referred to as a locality in hundreds of applications for land in the valley. Shikellimy's town was on the "Joseph Hutchinson" and "Michael Weyland " warrantee tracts, from  which the title can be readily traced to the present owner. Thousands of Indian darts were plowed up there, and once when blasting at the stone quarry a grave was uncovered in the solid rock, in which was found the skeleton of an Indian. — Linn's Annals of Buffalo Valley, page 3.

About Joseph's parents - When JOSEPH HUTCHISON was born in 1685, his father, DAVID, was 35 and his mother, AGNES, was 33. He had one son with Mary in 1740. He died in 1747 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, at the age of 62.


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