Doddridge County Roots

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John HUTSON

Male 1837 - 1864  (27 years)


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  • Name John HUTSON 
    Born 1837  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From 23 Aug 1862 to 10 Sep 1864  [1, 2, 3
    Pvt, Co A, 14th W.Va. Infantry, Civil War (captured twice, died in POW prison) 
    • Military records show that John Hutson enlisted in Co A, 14th W.Va. Infantry, on 13 Aug 1862 in West Union, Doddridge County. He mustered in as a Private on 23 Aug 1862 in Wheeling. On 30 Apr 1863, he was captured at Greenland Gap and was imprisoned in Richmond by 6 May 1863. On 14 May 1863, he was paroled at City Point, Virginia. He reported to Camp Parole, Maryland on 16 May 1863 and was sent to Washington, DC on 20 May 1863. At the Battle of Cloyds Mountain, he straggled and was captured by Rebels on 9 May 1864. He was admitted to Andersonville Prison on 10 Sep 1864 and died there in his quarters the same day, cause of death scorbutus.
    Died 10 Sep 1864  Andersonville Prison, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Andersonville National Cemetery, Macon Co, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Person ID I37232  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 24 Sep 2019 

    Father Evan HUTSON,   b. CA 1811,   d. Oct 1870, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Charlotte DAVIS,   b. CA 1815,   d. Apr 1891, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Family ID F19497  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Melinda WELCH,   b. CA 1840, Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1878, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years)  [6
    Married 10 Mar 1858  Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    +1. Monticue HUTSON,   b. 30 Jan 1859,   d. CA 1882  (Age 22 years)
    +2. Fadora "Dora" HUTSON,   b. 3 Nov 1860,   d. 2 Jun 1908  (Age 47 years)
    +3. Lloyd M. HUTSON,   b. 30 Sep 1862,   d. 23 Jan 1927  (Age 64 years)
    Family ID F14769  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Sep 1864 - Andersonville Prison, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Andersonville National Cemetery, Macon Co, GA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 89.

    2. [S37] Historical Military Records, (www.fold3.com).

    3. [S136] Andersonville Prisoners of War [database on-line], (Ancestry.com and National Park Service, Andersonville National Historic Site).

    4. [S2704] U.S. National Cemetery Interment Control Forms, 1928-1962 [database online], (Ancestry.com and Office of Quartermaster General (National Archives)).

    5. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    6. [S1567] Marriage record of son.