Gordon Hutchins

Born: 1733 - Exeter, New Hampshire or Harvard, Worcester County, Massachusetts
Died: December 8, 1815 - Concord, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Buried: Old North Cemetery, Concord, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
 
Service: Gordon Hutchins served in the American Revolution in New Hampshire. He raised a company and was commissioned captain of the same May 23, 1775, by the Committee of Public Safety of Exeter, New Hampshire. His company was attached to the 1st New Hampshire, under the command of Colonel Stark. They fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill in a position behind the rail fence where the British Regulars were repulsed. Captain Hutchins was slightly wounded in this battle. He signed the Association Test 1776 in Concord, New Hampshire. On 4 March 1777, he was commissioned lieutenant colonel of Nahum Baldwin’s Regiment, 2nd New Hampshire.
 
Family: Gordon married his first wife, Dorothy Stone on October 12, 1757 in Harvard, Massachusetts. Gordon, Dorothy, and their daughter lived in Harvard, Massachusetts. Gordon’s second wife was Lucy Lund. He had six children total. Gordon was a Silversmith. While he was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, he took an active part in measures relative to the Battle of Bennington. Gordon died at age 82.




Inscription: SACRED
To the Memory of Col Gordon Hutchins Who died Dec. 8th 1815, Aged 82 years Photo by Ken Parnell
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