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John Hutchins

Birth
Hampshire, England
Death 6 Feb 1685
Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 103755137 · View Source
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John Hutchins was born probably 1604 or 1608 in England.

He came to the New World as a servant of the Dummers as did his eventual wife Frances Alcock.

The Passenger List of the ship "Bevis" in 1638 includes John Hutchins(on) and Frances Alcock.

John first settled in Newbury and later moved to Haverhill.

His was as a carpenter, although there are records that he also fished the Merrimack River, had a partnership in a sawmill, and did some farming.

John may have been the first one in Haverhill to have servants. They included Elizabeth Shaw and an Indian named Hopewell.

John was Selectman in 1669-70, Constable in 1663-4, and built the first church in Haverhill.

He married Frances Alcock.

His heirs received a grant of land in Narragansett Township, No. 3, (now Amherst, NH) for services performed in King Philip's War.

He removed to Haverhill, Massachusetts and died there Feb 6, 1685, aged 77.

His will was probated Mar 30, 1686.


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  • Maintained by: CarolAnn Jessup
  • Originally Created by: Mike D.
  • Added: 18 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103755137
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Hutchins (unknown–6 Feb 1685), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103755137, ; Maintained by CarolAnn Jessup (contributor 47499944) Unknown.