Samuel HUTCHINSON Jr. was born on 11 Jan 1761 in Lexington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. He died on 24 Nov 1826 in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States. Samuel married Martha FARR on 25 Nov 1811 in Cavendish, Windsor, Vermont, United States.
Revolutionary Pension # S38,854 Samuel Hutchinson, Jr.
On this 25th day of Sept., 1820, personally appeared Samuel Hutchinson, aged sixty-one years, a resident of Cavendish.... Declarant states he enlisted at Lunenburg (Mass.) in the month of January, in the year, 1777, for three years. [In the Continental Army pay accounts for service from 27 Feb 1777 - 31 Dec. 1779] He served in Capt. Sylvanus Smith's Company in the 15th Massachusetts Regiment under command of Colonel Timothy Bigelow [he was on the muster roll for Jan-Aug., 1777, dated Van Schaick's Island and sworn to in Camp at Stillwater; also, muster roll for Nov.,1777, sworn to at Camp near Gulf; reported sick at Morristown; also, muster roll for Dec., 1777, dated Camp Valley Forge; reported sick at Morristown; also, return dated 2 Feb. 1778, residence given as Lunenburg, mustered by Middlesex Co. Muster Master; also, muster rolls for Jan-May, 1778 dated Valley Forge; also, muster roll for June 1778, dated Camp Greenwich; also muster roll for July and Aug., 1778, dated Camp Providence, reported on bullock guard; also muster roll for Sept., 1778, dated Camp at Providence; report on State Store guard; also muster rolls for Oct 1778- June, 1779, dated Providence, reported on command at Warwick in June, 1779; also, muster roll for July, 1779, reported on command at "pound Ridge"; also, muster roll for Aug., 1779, dated Camp at Salem; reported transferred to Light Infantry Company, 1 Sept., 1779] , and a few days before he had completed his three year's service, he was taken prisoner at the Battle of White Plains in the State of New York, and was detained a prisoner by the enemy in the City of New York for eleven months and eleven days, when he was exchanged and received an honorable discharge and left the Army the last of November, 1780. During said service he was in the Battle of Monmouth and in one of the battles with the enemy under Burgoyne near Saratoga. He was discharged from service at West Point in the State of N.Y. and that he made his original Declaration on 11 April, 1818 (he was then 58 years old) and has received a pension Certificate No. 10791. He owes the following debts:
Solomon Proctor $14.00 U[riel].C[hittenden]. Hatch $21.52
J. Parker $15.00 Ingalls Fletcher $15.00
A. Fletcher $15.00 Mr. Proctor $2.00
G. Blood $31.00 S[ilas]. Bowen $7.00
N. Parker $44.35 A[sa]. Briggs $12.00
and numerous other small debts amounting to $227.72. And, the said Samuel Hutchinson has the following family dependent upon him for support, viz: His wife, aged 50 years, his daughter Martha, aged 15 years.
He is by profession, a farmer, and when his health permits, works out as a day laborer, but for several hears past, he has been unable to labor for a considerable portion of the time on account of a rupture and of a surgical operation performed upon him.
Dated this 25th day of Sept., 1820, Benjamin Swan, Clerk, Signed, Samuel Hutchinson (X) - His Mark.
GRANTED a pension at the rate of $8.00 per month to commence 11 April, 1818: [With arrears to 4 March, 1818: $85.38]