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James McCullen Gordon Hutchinson
Birth: Nov. 3, 1790
County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death: Sep. 24, 1852
Biggsville
Henderson County
Illinois, USA

Among the early pioneers of this county, and deserving honor mention, no name stands higher than James C. Hutchinson. Mr. Hutchinson was born in County Antrim, Ireland in the year 1790. Came to America in 1811 and passed his twenty-first birthday on the Atlantic ocean. first settled in the state of New Jersey, where he was soon after united in marriage with the noble and true Miss Sarah Delamarter, who became the mother of his six sons and two daughters, two of whom John and Samuel were born in the city of Patterson, NJ. Five in Harrison County, Ohio and one in Warren County, II. From New Jersey Hutchinson removed to Harrison County, Ohio in 1818, where he followed farming and dealing in cattle largely till 1833, when he with his family emigrated to Illinois, landing at the lower Yellow banks (Oquawka) on June 2. During the same summer he located a claim on Sec.1, T.10, R4 where he and his sons actively engaged in making hay preparatory making a start in the stock business, which they finally succeed building up to immense proportions. During their first summer on prairie the bread supply became exhausted, and finding hay-making with hand scythes and rakes without bread too exhaustive on physical system, Mr Hutchinson went with a team to Quincy and purchased a load of flour which answered a good purpose for his family and the neighbors (within several miles). In the fall of the first year of his settlement here he was induced by his neighbors to move his cabin from the into the timber to avoid freezing to death the first winter, and move was Just across the line into Sec. 36, T. 11, R.4, into a friendly qrove, where he lived and prospered as a farmer and stock raiser until time of his death in 1852. The same year his wife and one was laid near his grave.


Submitted from Bettye Short 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Delamarter Hutchinson (1792 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  William John Hutchinson (1813 - 1863)*
  Samuel Hutchinson (1816 - 1886)*
  Benjamin Hutchinson (1821 - 1896)*
  Thomas Hanna Hutchinson (1824 - 1860)*
  Elizabeth Jane Hutchinson Ramsdell (1827 - 1890)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In memory of James C. Hutchinson who departed this life Sept 21, 1852 in the 62nd year of his age
 
Note: * James McCullen Gordon Hutchinson *~ Husband of Sarah Delamarter ~ Father of several children including Samuel, Robert Milligan and Sarah G. Hutchinson
 
Burial:
Center Grove Cemetery
Kirkwood
Warren County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section F
 
Maintained by: B Short
Originally Created by: Mary Mc
Record added: Jul 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14925581
James McCullen Gordon Hutchinson
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 Added: Jul. 3, 2010
 
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