Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State - James Hutchings

James M. Hutchings

Representing: Union

Unit History

  • 11th Missouri Infantry H
James Hutchings
Family History



James Hutchings
Residence was not listed;

Enlisted on 8/1/1861 at St Louis, MO as a Private.

On 8/1/1861 he mustered into "H" Co. MO 11th Infantry

(date and method of discharge not given)

 (Estimated date of enlistment)





James M. Hutchings



Marriage Date:

17 Apr 1864

Marriage Place:

Crawford, Illinois, USA


Ellen Anderson


1870 Palestine Crawford Co. IL

James M Hutchens 28/1842/IL farmer

Ellen 32/1838/IL


1880 Grant Multnomah Co. Oregon

James M Hutchings 38/1842/IL farmer

Ellen 42/1838/IL

Ira A 9/1871/IL (6/28/1871/IL d. 7/26/1930 Benton Co. OR Mother Ellen Anderson

Sarah E 7/1873/OR

Annie 5/1875/OR (4/11/1874/Portland OR d. 1/22/1956 Santa Cruz CA mother Ellen Anderson


Ellen Anderson Hutchings



Crawford County, Illinois, USA


1890 (aged 52–53)

Russellville, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA


Burial Details Unknown, Specifically: unknown



1900 Connie Chehalis Co. WA

James Hutchings 61/Feb 1839/IL parents NC/IRE famer married 1900

Martha 55/Nov 1844/OH married 1900 parents OH/OH 9ch 9liv (none from James M)


1910 Olympia Ward 3 Thurston Co. WA

James M Hutchings 71/1839/IL gardener at state Capital years married 10 yrs says UA

Martha 65/1845/OH 9ch 8liv

Harrison Borley 24 Step son



James M Hutchings


18 Feb 1839

Palestine, Crawford County, Illinois, USA


14 Aug 1917 (aged 78)

Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington, USA


Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery

Orting, Pierce County, Washington,

from FAG members Margie & Bob:
James M. Hutchings was born February 1839 in Crawford County, Illinois. He
listed his first marriage as having occurred in 1864 in Palestine, Illinois.
His second marriage was on January 1, 1900 in Montesano, Washington to Mrs.
Martha Bosley. His name was entered as James M. Hutchinson on the marriage
Enlisted March 1864 in Palestine, Illinois; assigned to Company H, 11th Missouri
Infantry; and discharged January 21, 1866 with the rank of private.
He died August 14, 1917 per his Orting home file and was survived by his widow,
Martha, and three children from his first marriage: Ira A. Hutchings of
Brownsville, Ore., Sarah Frances/Franks of Portland, Ore., and Anna
Frances/Franks, East Portland, Ore.


Sarah Elizabeth Hutchings Frank


9 Jun 1873

Multnomah County, Oregon, USA


16 Sep 1953 (aged 80)

Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA


Lincoln Memorial Park

Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon




Martha Bosley Rickart Hutchings


Mar 1844

Ohio, USA


23 Dec 1924 (aged 80)

Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington, USA


Washington Veterans Home Cemetery

Retsil, Kitsap County, Washington

Martha Hutchings was born March 1844 in Ohio. Her first marriage was to Thaddeus Bosley. The couple was living in Osage, Kansas in 1870. Thaddeus was 24, she was 25, and Thomas was 4, Wilbert Lincoln was 3 and Atta was 4 months old. In 1880. Her children, ranging in age from 1 to 14, were Annie, Alvin, George, Walter, Attie, Wilbert and Thomas.

In 1898, Martha was widowed and living in Garfield, Washington with son George Bosley, 20, daughter Myrtle Helm, and grandchildren Elmer and Goldy.

Martha was the widow of James M. Hutchings, who died 14 August 1917. They were married in Montesano, Washington on January 1, 1900. Mr. Hutchings was a civil war veteran. He enlisted March 28, 1864 in St. Louis, Missouri; served as a Private in Company "H", 11th Missouri Infantry; and was discharged January 16, 1866 in Memphis, Tennessee. In 1910, Mr. and Mrs. Bosley were living with her son Harrison Bosley in Olympia, Washington.

She was the mother of nine children; however, one had died by 1910 and another had passed away by 1924. She listed her seven children living from a former marriage as Attie Goodwill, Los Angeles, California; Walter Bosley, St. Paul, Kans., George Bosley, Salem, Ore.; Alvin Bosley, Gillette, Wyoming; Anna Snyder, Seattle, Wash., Mrs. Nora Ford, Tacoma, Wash.; Harrison Bosley, Elma, Wash.

Martha was admitted to the Washington Veterans' Home on December 1, 1924. Martha Hutchings died December 23, 1924 at Washington Veterans' Home. She was 80 years old. She was buried in the Home Cemetery. Thaddeus Bosley 1844 1899

Researcher Kenneth Coop found Martha's maiden name of Rickert listed on a child's marriage certificate and death certificate.



Your Name: David Foote

address: box 39

city: robinson

state: illinois

zip: 62454

Phone: 618-554-0007

From: David Foote


I find a James M. Hutchings Company H 11th Missouri buried at Orting 8-14-1917. Hutchings was from S. Illinois where many enlisted into Missouri regiments as Illinois quotas were filled. Most enlisted at Sumner Illinois in Co G & H. You can find cem photo on findagrave. Thanks. I may have more to follow. Thanks David.


Buried at Washington Old Soldiers Home Cemetery Orting

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