Gov. Thomas Hutchinson

Gov. Thomas Hutchinson

Male 1711 - 1780  (68 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and 36 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Thomas Hutchinson 
    Prefix Gov. 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 9 Sep 1711  Boston, MA? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Jun 1780  Brompton, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I432376  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2009 

    Father Thomas Hutchinson,   b. 30 Jan 1675, Boston, Suffolk, MA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1739  (Age 64 years) 
    Mother Sarah Foster,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 24 Dec 1703 
    Siblings 11 siblings 
    Family ID F171107  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaret Sanford,   d. 1753 
    Married 16 May 1734 
    Children 
     1. NN Hutchinson,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. NN Hutchinson,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Thomas Hutchinson,   b. 1740,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Elisha Hutchinson,   b. 24 Dec 1745,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Sarah Hutchinson,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. William Hutchinson,   b. 1753,   d. 20 Feb 1780  (Age 27 years)
     7. Margaret Hutchinson,   d. 21 Sep 1777, Died unmarried Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2003 
    Family ID F171106  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • 1727 graduated from Harvard
      After 1727 lawyer, selectman of Boston
      About 1730 representative of general court for 10 years
      After 1740 speaker for 3 years
      1758 Lt. Governor
      1760 chief justice, acting governor
      1765 his house was attacked twice in stamp act riots
      in the second attack his furniture and library were burned in the street. he was only able to salvage a few books he had written on Mass. history. "History of the Providence of Mass. Bay vol 1 & 2" 1764-67 "Collection of original papers relative to the history of the colony of Mass. Bay" 1769
      1771 Colonial Governor of Mass
      1774 he could no longer endure contempt of leaders
      leaders were: Otis, Bowdoin, John Hancock, Sam and John Adams
      1 Jun 1774 He left never to return to his native land of America.
      He was pensioned by the crown for his loyalty.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4070] Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, Johnson, Rossiter, 1840-1931, ed | Brown, John Howard, 1840-1917.


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