Hutchinson, Anne Marbury

Born: Jul, 1591 AD
Died: 1643 AD, at 52 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Pastors, Religious Leaders

1591 - Anne Hutchinson, the daughter of a clergyman, was born in Lincolnshire, England. A Puritan, she emigrated with her husband to America. She was the unauthorized Puritan preacher of a dissident church discussion group and a pioneer settler in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Netherlands.

1612 - At the age of 21, she married William Hutchinson, a prosperous cloth merchant.

1637 - In August, she was condemned by a conference of ministers.

1638 - In March, the First Church in Boston voted to excommunicate her for dissenting from Puritan orthodoxy.

1642 - The death of her husband, she moved to a new settlement in Pelham Bay.

1643 - She and fourteen members of her family were murdered by Native Americans in the area.

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