William Birch Hutchens

25 May 1828–18 October 1885 (Age 57)
Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of William Birch

When William Birch Hutchens was born on 25 May 1828, in Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Hutchens, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Crocker, was 35. He married Mary Eliza Stone on 2 November 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 18 October 1885, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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William Birch Hutchens
Mary Eliza Stone
Marriage: 2 November 1854
William Charles Hutchens
Mary Elizabeth Hutchens
Harriet Amelda Hutchens
John Allen Hutchens
David Marcellus Hutchens
Joseph Arthur Hutchens
Esther Priscilla Hutchens
Julia Eliza Hutchens
Charlotte Narcissus Hutchens
Rosina Almira Hutchens
Henrietta Zina Hutchens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 November 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed
    Age 1
    In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Hutchins .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    William Birch Hutchens, Brief Bio by Lucile Parry Peterson

    "William's father, John Hutchens, was a plantation owner in South Carolina. His mother Elizabeth Crocker, died when he was very small. William's father remarried and little William was practically r …

    Sources (33)

    • Wm B Hutchins, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William B Hutchens in entry for Albert Coop and Henrietta Z Purdy, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • W. B. Hutchins in entry for David M. Hutchins, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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