Charles Lewis Hutchins

HUTCHINS, Charles Lewis.  b. Concord, New Hampshire, 5 August 1838; d. Concord, Massachusetts, 17 August 1920.  Hutchins, an Episcopal priest, was editor of several music editions of 19th-century Episcopal hymnals and related materials.  He was a son of George Hutchins (1797-1868) and Sarah Rolfe Tucker (1801-1868).  Both parents were born to well-established New England families.  Of particular note is Sarah’s grandfather, the Rev Dr John Tucker (1719-1792), described in Shipton’s New England Life in the Eighteenth Century (1995,pp. 456-468).  On 4 October 1866, Charles married Mary Groom (1843-1897). Following his brother Benjamin Tucker Hutchins (1836-1889), also an Episcopal priest,...

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