Is Lay Preacher at Canyonville

Mr. and Mrs. W.V. Hutchinson and daughter, Myra Adell, came down this morning from Cottage Grover where they have been attending the Methodist camp meeting. They will go on in a few days to their house at Canyonville where Mr. Hutchinson is a lay preacher in the Methodist church. They formerly lived in Eugene and will visit with friends here.

Source: Eugene Guard, August 23, 1921.

Cornelia Hutchinson Miller

Cornelia Miller, 25, wife of Norman W. Miller, 1562 Miller street, died Sept. 26. Survived by her husband, a son, Richard, four years old; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Weller Hutchinson of Hebo; and a sister at Hebo.  Funeral services will be in the Terwilliger funeral home Sunday afternoon at 2 o’clock.

Source:  Oregon Statesman Journal, September 28, 1929.

Harrisburg and Junction City’s Pulpits Vacant

Harrisburg, Jan. 17 (Special)—Rev. Myra Hutchinson has notified the local membership of the M.E. church here that she cannot continue as pastor because of the illness of her husband, Rev. W.V. Hutchinson of Junction City.  They may soon leave the state entirely as Mr. Hutchinson has suffered a general breakdown.

No successor to either pulpit has yet been named but a Mr. Christianson, principal of a Eugene high school is to occupy the one here the coming Sunday.

Source:  Albany Democrat, January 22, 1925.

Weller Hutchinson Back

Weller Hutchinson has returned to Eugene and has purchased a half interest in the Miller grocery at the Thirteenth avenue east and High street, and the firm will hereafter be operated under the name of Miller and Hutchinson. Ransom Miller is the other partner.

Source:  Eugene Guard, February 25, 1925.

Entertainment Is Very Pleasurable

Lawrenceville, Pa., Feb. 20.—(Special.)—The entertainment given by young people under the management of W.W. Hutchinson, Friday evening was pleasurable. The townspeople and also many for miles around were present. Arthur Hutchinson of Elmira favored the audience with a beautiful solo and responded to an encore. The net proceeds were about $60 which will be used for the benefit of the Presbyterian church.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, February 20, 1912.

Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects

Remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson, Who Died in Elmira, Laid at Rest Yesterday Afternoon

Lawrenceville, Pa., Jan. 18.—The remains of Gosper C. Hutchinson were brought here from Elmira Monday morning and the funeral was held at the home of his son, W.W. Hutchinson at 2 o’clock and was largely attended, the I.O.O.F. Lodge, of which he was a charter member, attended in a body. His pastor, the Rev. Guy B. Galligher of Hedding M.E. Church in Elmira, delivered an excellent discourse. The Rev. Montague A. Shipman, pastor of Lawrenceville Methodist Episcopal Church, offered prayers and assisted at the grave. Mrs. Peter Sutphen, soloist, of Hedding Church, Elmira, sang two beautiful selections.

The pall bearers were: Messrs. A.T. Porter, J.N. Hill, Henry Stowell, Willard Middaugh, Charles Seelye, Jerome Shellman. The I.O.O.F. ritual service was used at the grave. The floral offerings were numerous and beautiful. Continue reading “Mourning Friends Pay Last Respects”

Gosper Carr Hutchinson

Gosper C. Hutchinson, aged 73 years, died suddenly of heart disease in Elmira Friday. Mr. Hutchinson lived in this place many years, and conducted a blacksmith-shop., but moved to Elmira about eight years ago living with his wife and son, Arthur Hutchinson and family. He was a member of the M.E. church and the oldest member of the Lawrence Lodge, No. 913, I.O.O.F. of this place. He is survived by his wife, to whom he was very devoted, three sons, Arthur, of Elmira; Wilbur W., of this place, and Weller of Cascade Rocks, Ore.; also one daughter, Mrs. I.C. Losey, of Elmira. The remains were brought here today and the funeral held at the home of his son, Wilbur Hutchinson.

Source:  Wellsboro Gazette, January 18, 1911.

Small Town News

Mr. and Mrs. Zelora Armstrong, Mr. and Mrs. Pepper of Des Moines, Mrs. Neal Nelson [sic] of Spencer spent Sunday at the James Armstrong home.  Mrs. Armstrong is ill with lumbago.  (The Algona Upper Des Moines, May 3, 1933)

Mr. and Mrs. Zelora Armstrong, Des Moines, and Mrs. Neil Nielsen, Spencer, spent Sunday night with Mrs. Dora Armstrong.  On Monday they all attended the funeral of Mrs. Charles Armstrong, who was killed in an automobile crash Saturday.  She was a daughter-in-law of Mrs. Dora Armstrong.  (The Algona Upper Des Moines, November 11, 1937)

Mrs. Wickham Bross, of Honesdale, is visiting her sister, Mrs. John Knaub, and her brother. A.P. Altemeier in Port Jervis.  (The Citizen (Honesdale, PA), April 28, 1909)

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Elizabeth Smith & George Losey Hutchinson

Miss Elizabeth Smith, of Burke, and George Losey Hutchinson, head chemist at the Dairyman’s League plant at Burke, were married Oct. 10 at the home of the bride. Mr. Hutchinson is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Hutchinson, of Lawrenceville, where he resided until about two years ago.

Source: Wellsboro Agitator, October 11, 1922.

More Small Town News from Various Points

Portola, Calif., March 3 — Miss Barbara Loosley and Miss Lola Loosley, who have been residing with their grandmother, Mrs. H.C. Weir, have returned to their home in Beckwourth. (Nevada State Journal, March 4, 1933)

F.M. Loosley, a former merchant of Beckwith but now in the mercantile business in Valley Ford, is here visiting his son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Loosley. He is exhibiting a bruised lip when he received when his car was forced off the road. His car did not turn over but was wrecked badly enough to be put in the workshop. (Reno Evening Gazette, July 18, 1931)

Robert Mackrell, of Huntington, Indiana, stopped off here Wednesday afternoon to visit friends, being en route to Cleveland. He was accompanied as far as Ashland by J.K. Meachem. (Marion Daily Star, May 28, 1914)

Theo. Mackrell, Erie train despatcher at Newburgh, and daughter, Eva, spent Sunday at H.K. Wood’s. (Middletown Daily Times, February 1, 1894)

FIRE ENDANGERS BARNS: Fire from embers from burning brush carried to straw stacks, but for the assistance of neighbors, would have completely destroyed the large barns on the Porritt Farm, Seymour Lake, Friday the 6th. The water tanks for cattle and a large cistern provided sufficient water. (Clarkston Community News, May 21, 1921)

Mrs. Allen Price, of Penn Yan, was a week-end guest of her father, W.W. Hutchinson, and sister, Miss Dorothy Hutchinson. (Wellsboro Agitator, May 30, 1928)

The many friends of Clifford Rochelle, of Fifth and Heaton streets, will be sorry to learn that he is confined to Ft. Hamilton hospital for treatment. Mr. Rochelle has recently returned from the Good Samaritan hospital, Cincinnati, where he also underwent treatment. (Hamilton Evening Journal, August 21, 1931)

Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rochelle, Mrs. Ida Rochelle, Mrs. Chas. Stegel [sic], and son, George, left yesterday by motor to visit friends and relatives in Sandusky and Columbus. (Hamilton Daily News, August 29, 1924)

Mrs. Theodore C. Search of Maryville, Mo., is here for a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Werre. (Edwardsville Intelligencer, July 27, 1927)

Miss Minnie Spearin of the Grindstone City school is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Jas. Baldwin. (Bad Axe Democrat, December 30, 1887)

ONE YEAR AGO: The historic Bailey House, near Pilot Hill, has been sold by John B. Wagner to Clarence Steves, formerly of Orange County. (Placerville Mountain Democrat, July 31, 1947)

Mr. and Mrs. Estell Sullivan, of Fayette, former students at Ohio University, were weekend guests of Mrs. Sullivan’s aunt and her husband, Mr. and Mrs. I.D. Quick, Columbia Ave., and Mrs. Sullivan’s brother and family, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Acomb and son John III, Highland Ave. Mr. Acomb was a member of the graduating class at Ohio University Sunday. (Athens Messenger, June 9, 1953)

J.P. Sutton accompanied to Orion the remains of his brother whose death occurred last Sunday night at the residence of his sister Mrs. J.W. Linderman. (Northern Tribune, January 6, 1883)

Mr. and Mrs. Kirk Walling, parents of Mrs. Richard Jones, who have made their home in Silverton for several years, are now occupying a trailer house near their daughter, and family. (Dayton Tribune, September 23, 1971)

Miss Mildred Werre, who attends McKendree at Lebanon, is spending the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. Werre. (Edwardsville Intelligencer, February 9, 1924)

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Wilkin, of Jeffersonville, Dr. and Mrs. Osmer J. Wilkin and daughter, of Newburgh, Mr. and Mrs. Karle Heinle, of Warwick, Mrs. Louise Van Kan and Miss Harriet Wilkin, of New York, were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Heinle. (Kingston Daily Freeman, November 3, 1939)

Lawrence Willson, of Bowdoin College, Maine, is visiting his parents Mr. and Mrs. Merritt Willson over Christmas (Wantage Recorder, December 28, 1917)