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Birthplace: Alford, Lincolnshire, England, UK
Death: Died in Newport, Newport, RI, USA
Occupation: Textile Merchant & Military Captain, Became Judge (Governor) of Rhode Island, Textile Merchant, 1634 "Griffin", Settler, Judge, Deputy to Gov Coddinton of Colonial Rhode Island, sheep farmer/ textile merchant
Managed by: C. Elacia Brown
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About William Hutchinson

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A BIOGRAPHY OF WILLIAM HUTCHINSON, by Larry Overmire: William Hutchinson immigrated with his family in 1634 on the "Griffin," settling initially in Boston. Because of the uproar over his wife's religious views, William moved the family to Rhode Island, where, with the help of Roger Williams, he received permission from the Narragansett Indians to homestead on Aquidneck Island. The family flourished. Anne continued to preach. After William died, fearing that Aquidneck would be taken over by Massachusetts, Anne moved the family to the Dutch colony on Long Island in New York. The Dutch had very poor relations with the local Indians. Anne and five of her children were killed in an Indian raid in 1643.

"WILLIAM, Boston, came in the ship with Rev. John Lathrop and Zechary Symmes, 1634, bring. w. and all his ch. exc. Edward, his eldest s. wh. came with Cotton the former yr. and d. Mary, w. of Rev. John Wheelwright, wh. came two yrs. later. He arr. in Sept. and next mo. unit. with our ch. He had liv. at Alford, in Co. Lincoln, a. 25 ms. from Boston, and prob. both hims. and w. Ann, d. of Rev. Edward Marbury of Lincolnsh. were drawn hither by their admira. of John Cotton. He was freem. 4 Mar. 1635, and two s. Richard and Francis were adm. the same day; rep. May 1635, and four courts foll. had one ch. Zuriel, bapt. 13 Mar. 1636; but by the viol. heats of the relig. controv. in wh. his friends, Sir Henry Vane and John Cotton were defeat. and his fam. beside others of the party very severely treat. he was forced, with Coddington and other promin. men, to rem. to R. I. there in 1638, form. a new civil compact, not much unlike that of Mass. was an Assist. 1639, and d. a. 1642. His wid. Ann, wh. had been the gifted prophetess of the doleful heresies that shook and almost subvert. the col. of Mass. rem. next yr. from R. I. beyond Conn. to the Dutch Prov. and bef. being, fairly estab. in her new planta. was, with sev. ch. and serv. to the number of sixteen, cut off by the Ind. His d. Faith m. at Boston a. 1637, Thomas Savage; Susanna m. 30 Dec. 1651, John Cole; Bridget m. a Willis of Bridgewater, whose bapt. name is unkn.; and one m. Collins, a scholar, of wh. Winthrop II. 38, tells. This last, and the s. Francis perish. with their mo. The wid. Susanna, mo. of Edward, Richard, Samuel, William, of the w. of Rishworth, and of Mary, the w. of Wheelwright, went from Boston to Exeter with her ds. h. in his banishm. and thence to Wells, where she was bur. By the Edit. in our days of the Memoirs of Col. John Hutchinson, the regicide, writ. by the charming pen of his Lady Lucy, a tradit. is giv. that one of the gr.s. of the warlike puritan emigr. "to the West Indies or America." But the common looseness of tradit. and the unusual carelessness of the Rev. publisher, in his story of seeing somebody from the W. world, wh. told him of the venerat. in wh. that gent.'s descend. were held on our side of the Atlantic, are equally unworthy of regard. Thirteen of this name had been gr. at Harv. in 1770, and none since." --James Savage

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William Hutchinson (August 14, 1586 – 1642) was a prominent merchant and judge in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and one of the founders of Rhode Island.

Hutchinson was born in Alford, Lincolnshire, England. His parents were Edward Hutchinson (1564-1631) and Susanna Wheelright (1564-1645). On August 9, 1612 he married Anne Marbury (1591-1643), the daughter of Rev. Francis Marbury (1555-1611) and Bridget Dryden (1563-1645). They were married in London, where William had become a merchant.

On September 18, 1634 the Hutchinsons, along with eight other family members, arrived in Boston aboard the ship Griffin. They were devout Puritans and wanted to join Rev. John Cotton who had migrated there earlier.

In 1635 Hutchinson was elected a judge and in 1636 he was elected a deputy.

Hutchinson supported his wife Anne during her conflicts with some of the Puritan authorities, including Governor John Winthrop. Anne was imprisoned and she and her followers were banished. Hutchinson went on a fact-finding tour led by John Clarke to Providence Plantations. After consulting with Roger Williams, they decided to settle on Aquidneck Island, which later became Rhode Island and was a part, first, of the Colony of Rhode Island, and eventually, of the state of Rhode Island.

Back in Boston, Hutchinson and the other supporters of his wife signed the Portsmouth Compact on March 7, 1638. Then they moved to Aquidneck and founded the town of Portsmouth on land that they purchased from the local Native Americans.

After the first leader of Portsmouth, William Coddington moved away to found Newport, Hutchinson became the leader of the Portsmouth settlement. In 1640 He was elected assistant to Coddington, who was now the governor of the Colony of Rhode Island. Two years later he died, and his widow moved with some of her surviving children to New York, where she and all but one of the children with her were killed by Native Americans in 1643.

Hutchinson's son Edward was a military captain who died in battle during King Philip's War.

Other children included: Susanna, Richard, Faith, Bridget, Francis, Elizabeth, William, Samuel, Anne, Mary, Katherine, Susanna, and Zuriel.

Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Hutchinson_(Rhode_Island)'''"

-------------------- William Hutchinson (August 14, 1586 – 1642) was a prominent merchant and judge in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and one of the founders of Rhode Island.

Hutchinson was born in Alford, Lincolnshire, England. His parents were Edward Hutchinson (1564-1631) and Susanna Wheelright (1564-1645). On August 9, 1612 he married Anne Marbury (1591-1643), the daughter of Rev. Francis Marbury (1555-1611) and Bridget Dryden (1563-1645). They were married in London, where William had become a merchant.

On September 18, 1634 the Hutchinsons, along with eight other family members, arrived in Boston aboard the ship Griffin. They were devout Puritans and wanted to join Rev. John Cotton who had migrated there earlier.

In 1635 Hutchinson was elected a judge and in 1636 he was elected a deputy.

Hutchinson supported his wife Anne during her conflicts with some of the Puritan authorities, including Governor John Winthrop. Anne was imprisoned and she and her followers were banished. Hutchinson went on a fact-finding tour led by John Clarke to Providence Plantations. After consulting with Roger Williams, they decided to settle on Aquidneck Island, which later became Rhode Island and was a part, first, of the Colony of Rhode Island, and eventually, of the state of Rhode Island.

Back in Boston, Hutchinson and the other supporters of his wife signed the Portsmouth Compact on March 7, 1638. Then they moved to Aquidneck and founded the town of Portsmouth on land that they purchased from the local Native Americans.

After the first leader of Portsmouth, William Coddington moved away to found Newport, Hutchinson became the leader of the Portsmouth settlement. In 1640 He was elected assistant to Coddington, who was now the governor of the Colony of Rhode Island. Two years later he died, and his widow moved with some of her surviving children to New York, where she and all but one of the children with her were killed by Native Americans in 1643.

Hutchinson's son Edward was a military captain who died in battle during King Philip's War.

Other children included: Susanna, Richard, Faith, Bridget, Francis, Elizabeth, William, Samuel, Anne, Mary, Katherine, Susanna, and Zuriel.

-------------------- Was a sheep farmer, textile merchant. Puritan

-------------------- William Hutchinson Gentleman1 M, b. 14 August 1586, d. 1642, #466

Father Edward Hutchinson2,3,4,1 b. circa 1564, d. 1632 Mother Susanna (?)2,4,1 b. 1564, d. 1646 Pop-up Pedigree

Charts Pedigree for Parley Parker Pratt Pedigree for Winifred Dean Reference 2QVT-1V

Birth William Hutchinson Gentleman was born in 1586 at Alford, Lincoln, England.4 Christening* He was christened on 14 August 1586 at Alford, Lincolnshire, England.5,3,1 Marriage* He married Anne Marbury, daughter of Rev. Francis Marbury and Bridget Dryden, on 9 August 1612 at St. Mary Woolnoth, London, Middlesex, England.6,5,7,3,8,1 Emigration* He and Anne Marbury emigrated on 18 September 1634 from Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; on the ship "Griffin".7,8,1 Event-Misc He was admitted to full communion on 10 October 1634 at First Church, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.4 Occupation* He was deputy to the General Court between 1635 and 1636 at Boston, Suffok, Massachusetts.1 Event-Misc* He was made freeman. On 4 March 1635 at Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts.4 Death He died after June 1641.1 Death* He died in 1642 at Boston, MA.6,3,4,1 Burial* He was buried in 1642 at Prob, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts. Baptism He witnessed the baptism of William Hutchinson Gentleman on 29 December 1934. Note* Info. source: Alford, Lincoln, Eng., Vol. 5, pp. 30-37, 39,41; Report of Record Comm. 1888; Vital Rec. 1630-1699 Boston.


Wife: Anne Marbury b. 20 July 1591, d. 20 September 1643

Children Capt. Edward Hutchinson b. 28 May 1613, d. 19 Aug 1675 Susanna Hutchinson b. 4 Sep 1614, d. Sep 1630 Richard Hutchinson b. 8 Dec 1615, d. 1645 Faith Hutchinson b. 14 Aug 1617, d. 20 Feb 1650/51 Bridget Hutchinson b. 15 Jan 1618/19, d. 29 Sep 1696 Francis Hutchinson b. 24 Dec 1620, d. 20 Sep 1643 Elizabeth Hutchinson b. 15 Feb 1622, d. Oct 1630 William Hutchinson b. 22 Jun 1623 Samuel Hutchinson b. 17 Dec 1624, d. 20 Sep 1643 Anne Hutchinson b. 5 May 1626, d. 20 Sep 1643 Mary Hutchinson b. 22 Feb 1627/28, d. 20 Sep 1643 Katherine Hutchinson b. 7 Feb 1629/30, d. 20 Sep 1643 William Hutchinson b. 28 Sep 1631, d. 20 Sep 1643 Susanna Hutchinson b. 15 Nov 1633, d. 1713 Zuryell Hutchinson b. 13 Mar 1636/37, d. 20 Sep 1643

Last Edited 28 May 2004

Citations [S284] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p 493. [S182] Joseph Lemuel Chester, "Hutchinson Family", p. 360. [S233] Frederick Lewis Weis, Magna Charta Sureties, 34-17. [S281] Marston Watson, Reverend Francis Marbury, p. 4. [S182] Joseph Lemuel Chester, "Hutchinson Family", p. 363. [S168] Frederick Lewis Weis, Ancestral Roots, 14-41. [S183] Jr. Meredith B. Colket, Marbury Ancestry, p. 33. [S281] Marston Watson, Reverend Francis Marbury, p. 2.

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William Hutchinson (Aug 14 1586-1642) was a prominent merchant and judge in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and one of the founders of Rhode Island. Hutchinson was born in Alford, Lincolnshire, England. His parents were Edward Hutchinson (1564-1631) and Susanna Wheelright (1564-1645). On August 9, 1612 he married Anne Marbury (1591-1643), the daughter of Rev. Francis Marbury (1555-1611) and Bridget Dryden (1563-1645). They were married in London, where William had become a merchant. On September 18, 1634 the Hutchinsons, along with eight other family members, arrived in Boston aboard the ship Griffin. They were devout Puritans and wanted to join Rev. John Cotton who had migrated there earlier. In 1635 Hutchinson was elected a judge and in 1636 he was elected a deputy. Hutchinson supported his wife Anne during her conflicts with some of the Puritan authorities, including Governor John Winthrop. Anne was imprisoned and she and her followers were banished. Hutchinson went on a fact-finding tour led by John Clarke to Providence Plantations. After consulting with Roger Williams, they decided to settle on Aquidneck Island, which later became Rhode Island and was a part, first, of the Colony of Rhode Island, and eventually, of the state of Rhode Island. Back in Boston, Hutchinson and the other supporters of his wife signed the Portsmouth Compact on March 7, 1638. Then they moved to Aquidneck and founded the town of Portsmouth on land that they purchased from the local Native Americans. After the first leader of Portsmouth, William Coddington moved away to found Newport, Hutchinson became the leader of the Portsmouth settlement. In 1640 He was elected assistant to Coddington, who was now the governor of the Colony of Rhode Island. Two years later he died, and his widow moved with some of her surviving children to New York, where she and all but one of the children with her were killed by Native Americans in 1643. Hutchinson's son Edward was a military captain who died in battle during King Philip's War. Other children included: Susanna, Richard, Faith, Bridget, Francis, Elizabeth, William, Samuel, Anne, Mary, Katherine, Susanna, and Zuriel. --------------------

Sheep Farmer and Textile Merchant marriage to Anne Marbury immigration to USA Abt. 1634 left U.K. aboard the ship Griffin bound for New England religion was Puritan

His daughter Katherine could NOT be the Katherine who married John Walker based on the following information [P Scoggin]:

From: http://www.longislandsurnames.com/genealogy/getperson.php?personID=I0835&tree=Dodge''' Email from D. M. Kenyon Feb 27, 2012

John Walker did not marry Catherine Hutchinson as commonly broadcast on Ancestry.com. His will indicates that his wife's name was "Katherine", but no maiden name is given. The Catherine Hutchinson that died in 1643 was the young, unmarried, childless teenage daughter of Anne Hutchinson of Puritan fame. Catherine was killed with her mother in an indian attack in 1643.

John Walker's wife is currently a historical mystery. '''He registers at the church in Roxbury in 1633 or 1634 as being married to a Katherine. Catherine Hutchinson [born in 1629] would have been five years old at that time.'''
  • Note: William Hutchinson was a prominent merchant and judge in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and one of the founders of Rhode Island. William was born August 14, 1586 at Alford, Lincolnshire, England and died in 1642 at Newport, Rhode Island. William, a wealthy sheep farmer and textile merchant, married Anne Marbury on August 9, 1612 at Saint Mary Woolnoth, Lincoln, England. William and Anne made their home in Alford where fourteen of their children were born. (The fifteenth would be born in America.) The Hutchinson family came to New England in the ship Griffin, landing at Boston, September 18, 1634. The family consisted of William's widowed mother, Mrs. Susanna Hutchinson; a younger sister of Anne's, Katherine Marbury, about 24 years old; and William and Anne's eleven children (three died young in Alford). William was made freeman with his sons Richard and Francis on March 4, 1635. William became very active politically. Already elected a deputy to the General Court in May 1635 (representing the approximately one hundred freemen of Boston whose attendance at all meetings of the legislature would have been too cumbersome), he was additionally honored by his Boston neighbors who chose him as Boston selectman, responsible for local problems such as maintenance of roads, prevention of fire, allotment of land (a post to which he would be elected three more times, serving four consecutive six-month terms.) At the same time, the court appointed him appraiser to settle small cases in the so-called particular courts. In consequence of the Antinomian controversy, which resulted in the banishment of his wife, William removed with most of his family in 1638 to Rhode Island. As first treasurer of the new colony, he succeeded William Coddington as Judge (Governor) on the formation in 1639 of the Newport Colony. In 1640, on the union of the two towns, when Coddington was elected Governor, William was chosen one of the Assistants. William died in Newport in 1642. His widow, Anne and her younger children moved to Pelham Bay, New York where a year later, they were massacred by Indians.

-------------------- (f/g) William Hutchinson Birth: Aug. 14, 1586 Lincolnshire, England Death: 1642 Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA

William Hutchinson was a prominent merchant and judge in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and one of the founders of Rhode Island. . .

  • see f/g # 22328205 for extended bio

Family links:

Spouse:
 Anne Marbury Hutchinson (1595 - 1643) 
Children:
 Edward Hutchinson (1613 - 1675)*
 Susanna Hutchinson (1614 - 1630)*
 Richard Hutchinson (1615 - 1670)*
 Faith Hutchinson Savage (1617 - 1651)*
 Bridget Hutchison Sanford Phillips (1618 - 1698)*
 Francis Hutchinson (1620 - 1643)*
 William Hutchinson (1623 - 1643)*
 Samuel Hutchinson (1624 - 1643)*
 Anne Hutchinson Collins (1626 - 1643)*
 Mary Hutchinson (1627 - 1643)*
 Katherine Hutchinson (1630 - 1643)*
 Susannah Hutchinson Cole (1633 - 1713)*
 Zuriel Hutchinson (1636 - 1643)

Burial: Kings Chapel Burying Ground Boston Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Plot: Per "Patriots, Preachers, & Plain Folks" by Wells & Wells, available for sale at King's Chapel, the grave location for this person is unknown. Therefore and regrettably, there is nothing to photograph. Created by: Ryan Curtis Record added: Oct 21, 2007 Find A Grave Memorial# 22328205 -tcd

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William Hutchinson's Timeline

1586
August 14, 1586
Alford, Lincolnshire, England, UK
August 14, 1586
Alford, Lincolnshire, England, (Present UK)
August 14, 1586
Alford, Somerset, England
August 14, 1586
Alford, Somerset, England
August 14, 1586
Alford, Lincoln, England
August 14, 1586
Alford, Somerset, England
August 14, 1586
Alford, Somerset, England
1590
November 1, 1590
Age 4
Alford, Lincolnshire, England
1591
1591
Age 4
Alford, Lincolnshire, England
1612
August 9, 1612
Age 25
London, Middlesex, England, (Present UK)