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Hutchins, Levi (1761-1855)

Name: Hutchins, Levi (1761-1855)

Title: Fifer, New Hampshire Militia, 1775
Soldier, Continental Army, 1775-1776
Member, F. & A. M.

Born: 08/17/1761

Birthplace: Harvard, MA

Died: 06/13/1855

Death Location: Concord, NH

Residence: Harvard, MA 1761-1772
Concord, NH 1772-1777, 1780-1855
Grafton, MA 1777
Roxbury, MA 1778-1780
Abington, CT 1780

Nationality: American

Occupation: Teacher
Clock and watchmaker 1783-1838
Clockmaking partnership with brother Abel Hutchins, 1786-1807
Cotton cloth weaving 1813-1818

Father: Hutchins, Gordon (1733-1815)

Mother: Stone, Dorothy (1737-1777)

Relations: Peabody Atkinson, Apprentice
Jesse Smith, Apprentice

Spouse: Phebe Hannaford (1766-1829), February 23, 1789

Children: Ruth, born December 29, 1789; died 1863
Anna, born August 29, 1791
Harriet, born May 13, 1793; died 1866
Mary, born July 13, 1795; died 1832
Lucy Lund, born April 8, 1797
John, born April 12, 1799
William, born February 27, 1801
Ednah H., born April 21, 1803
Samuel, born January 6, 1806

Notes: J. Gardner Bartlett, Ancestry and Descendants of Dea. Gregory Stone of Cambridge, Mass. 1320-1917. (Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Murray Printing Company, 1918), 189.

Nathaniel Bouton, The History of Concord, From Its First Grant in 1725, to the Organization of the City Government in 1753... (Concord, New Hampshire: Benning W. Sanborn,1856), 155, 175, 325, 405, 514, 606, 670.

Edwin Colby Byam, Compiler and Jack Randolph Hutchins, Editor. Descendents of John Hutchins of Newbury and Haverhill Massachusetts. (Rockville, Maryland: Jack R. Hutchins, 1975), 82-85.

John Clayton, "NH's Alarming Inventor Does Time in Jail," New Hampshire Sunday News, May 15, 2005, A21.

James E. Conlou, "The Boston Clock Club Papers," A Talk, February 5, 1938.

Hands that Built New Hampshire: The Story of Granite State Craftsmen Past & Present. (Brattleboro, Vermont: Stephen Daye Press, 1940), 58-59.

Levi Hutchins, The Autobiography of Levi Hutchins: With a Preface, Notes, and Addenda by His Youngest Son. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press, 1865.

Donald K. Packard, "Levi and Abel Hutchins," Historical New Hampshire, 6(April 1950)1, 10-14.

Charles S. Parsons, New Hampshire Clocks & Clockmakers. (Exeter, New Hampshire: Adams Brown Company, 1985), 20-21, 319-321.

Pension Records, "Hutchins, Levi."

John W. Willard, A History of Simon Willard, Inventor and Clockmaker, Together with Some Account of His Sons, His Apprentices, and the Workmen Associated with Him, with Brief Notices of Other Clockmakers of the Family Name. (Boston, Massachusetts: Cockayne Press for John Ware Willard, 1911), 104-105.

Philip Zea and Robert C. Cheney, Clock Making in New England, 1725-1825: An Interpretation of the Old Strubridge Village Collection. (Sturbridge, Massachusetts: Old Sturbridge Village,1992), 61-63, 77, 165, 167.

Obituary, New-Hampshire Patriot, Concord, New Hampshire, June 20, 1855.

Old North Cemetery, Concord, NH

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