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Thomas Hutchings (abt. 1839 - 1911)

Thomas Hutchings
Born about in Hinton St George, Somerset, England, United Kingdommap
Husband of — married about 1860 in Chard, Somerset, England, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 24 Dec 2018
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Biography

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Thomas Hutchings was born in Somerset, England.

Thomas Hutchings was born in 1839 in Hinton St George, Somerset. [1]

In the 1841 Census,Thomas (aged 2) was living in the School House at Hinton St George, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. [2]

In the September quarter 1860, Thomas married Jane Brake in Seavington St Michael, Somerset, England. [3]

In the 1861 Census, Thomas and Jane were at home in Seavington St Michael, Somerset, England with their baby son David Hutchings. [4] Thomas was employed as a Glazier.

The following year another son was born, and they named him George William Hutchings.

In 1870, Thomas and his family migrated to America and in the 1870 Census, the family was living in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. [5] Thomas was described as a Car Painter.

Note that the surname sometimes appeared as Hutchins rather than Hutchings.

In the 1875 Census, the family was still living in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. [6]

Within the next 6 years, the Hutchings family moved to Canada and in the 1881 Census were living in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada. [7] Thomas had adopted the name Thomas Wilberforce Hutchings and was described as a Painter, as was his son David, and his other son George was working as an Upholsterer.

In the 1900 census, Thomas and Jane were residing in the ED 211 Election District 7 Buffalo city Ward 24, Erie, New York, United States with their oldest son David (aged 39) and his daughter Viola (aged 14) who was born in New York. [8]

Thomas passed away on 7 August 1911 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada aged 73 [9] and registered on 22 August 1911. Thomas was buried in Mountain View Cemetery [10]


Sources

  1. England & Wales General Register Office, GRO Online Index - Birth (https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content : accessed 29 September 2020), database entry for HUTCHINGS, THOMAS (with Mother's maiden name BROWNING) with GRO Reference: 1839 S Quarter in CHARD Volume 10 Page 333.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ18-4KG : 24 May 2019), Thomas Hutchings, Hinton St George, Somerset, England, United Kingdom; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:26WV-WV6 : 13 December 2014), Thomas Hutchings, 1860; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1860, quarter 3, vol. 5C, p. 718, Chard, Somerset, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M76L-JR8 : 6 August 2020), Thomas Hutchings, Seavington St Michael, Somerset, England, United Kingdom; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.
  5. "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8FT-PTS : 19 March 2020), Thomas Hutchins, 1870.
  6. "New York State Census, 1875," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VNK4-4NL : 3 April 2020), Thomas Hutchings, Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States; citing p. 47, line 36, State Library, Albany; FHL microfilm 847,869.
  7. "Canada Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MVD2-Z83 : 20 May 2019), Thomas W Hutchins, London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada; from "1881 Canadian Census." Database with images. Ancestry. (www.ancestry.com : 2008); citing Thomas W Hutchins, citing Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
  8. "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSXV-VN7 : accessed 29 September 2020), Thomas W Hutchings, Election District 7 Buffalo city Ward 24, Erie, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 211, sheet 13B, family 262, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,241,032.
  9. "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLK1-63K : 8 November 2017), Thomas W Hutchings, 1911.
  10. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QL7T-53NT : 1 August 2020), Thomas W Hutchings, ; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 179025944, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.


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