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1767 Aaron Hutchinson was born at Milford, Mercer County, New Jersey 17 May 1767. [1]

1787 Aaron Hutcheson [Hutchinson] was an associate Methodist preacher in Del. with Jacob Brush. [2]

1790 Aaron Hutchinson was appointed as clergyman at the Trenton-Greene Street Methodist Episcopal Church. [3]

1791 On 30 July, Aaron Hutchinson died in Milford, East Windsor, Middlesex County, New Jersey. [4]

1791 The death of Aaron Hutchinson was reported: "Aaron Hutchinson, a man of clear understanding, gospel simplicity, and godly sincerity, blameless in his life, acceptable as a preacher, fruitful in his labours, which ended in the short space of four years. He was patient, resigned, and confident in his last moments." [5][6] Aaron Hutchinson died July 30, 1791 at Milford. [7]

A biosketch of brother Sylvester Hutchinson reported the following: "There were three brothers in the itinerant ministry, Sylvester, Robert, and Aaron. An old preacher whom time has shaken by the hand, who was well acquainted with the Hutchinson family, says they were born in Burlington County, New Jersey...In regard to preaching, Aaron was considered the best preacher, the most able of the three. I have a letter of his before me, to Rev. Thomas Morrell, which exhibits a very pure spirit, and shows the character of the man. . He was in the work only four years. He was received in 1787, and died in 1791. Mr. Hutchinson had a clear head and a warm heart. He exhibited gospel simplicity and godly sincerity, was blameless in life, and triumphant in death." [8]

"In 1790, Simon Pile and Aaron Hutchinson were appointed by [Methodist] Conference. In 1791, Robert Carin and Robert Hutchinson." [9]


Footnotes:

[1] John Atkinson, Memorials of Methodism in New Jersey, Second Edition, (Philadelphia: Perkinpine & Higgins, 1860), 412, [HathiTrust], [Google_Book].

[2] Edwin Warriner, Old Sands Street Methodist Episcopal Church of Brooklyn NY (NY: Phillips & Hunt, 1885), 96, [Google_Book].

[3] Major E. M. Woodward and John Hageman, History of Burlington and Mercer Counties, New Jersey (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1883), 727, [HathiTrust].

[4] John Atkinson, Memorials of Methodism in New Jersey, Second Edition, (Philadelphia: Perkinpine & Higgins, 1860), 415, [HathiTrust], [Google_Book].

[5] Minutes of the annual conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church for the years 1773-1828 (1840), 41, [HathiTrust].

[6] Jesse Lee, A short history of the Methodists, in the United States of America (1810), 169, [Google_Book].

[7] John Atkinson, Memorials of Methodism in New Jersey, Second Edition, (Philadelphia: Perkinpine & Higgins, 1860), 415, [HathiTrust], [Google_Book].

[8] Joseph Beaumont Wakeley. Lost chapters recovered from the early history of American Methodism (1858), 527, [Google_Book], [Internet_Archive].

[9] John O. Raum, History of the City of Trenton, New Jersey, embracing a period of nearly two hundred years (1871), 119, [HathiTrust].


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