Indiana McCaslins

Allen Carrington HutchesonAge: 92 years18821974

Allen Carrington Hutcheson
Name prefix
Birth January 23, 1882 39 35
Birth of a brotherJohn William Hutcheson
March 18, 1883 (Age 13 months)

Death of a motherMildred Lightfoot Carrington
May 18, 1883 (Age 15 months)

Death of a maternal grandfatherWillliam Fontaine Carrington
September 14, 1883 (Age 19 months)
Death of a brotherJohn William Hutcheson
June 1884 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a half-brotherWilliam Palmer Hutcheson
August 1, 1887 (Age 5 years)
Marriage of a parentJoseph Chappell HutchesonHarriet Elizabeth (Bettie) PalmerView this family
about 1887 (Age 4 years)

Death of a brotherCharles Sterling Hutcheson
January 23, 1887 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a half-sisterRosalie Winifred Hutcheson
November 20, 1890 (Age 8 years)
Death of a sisterMary Manly Hutcheson
September 4, 1891 (Age 9 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Census 1900 (Age 17 years)
MarriageStrausie McCaslinView this family
August 24, 1908 (Age 26 years)
Note: Regent Square Presbyterian Church
Birth of a daughter
Mildred Carrington Hutcheson
May 24, 1909 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
Henrietta McCaslin Hutcheson
November 30, 1910 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
Allen Carrington Hutcheson
November 4, 1912 (Age 30 years)
Immigration February 15, 1915 (Age 33 years)
Birth of a son
James Sterling Hutcheson
October 17, 1919 (Age 37 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Chappell Hutcheson
May 25, 1924 (Age 42 years)
Immigration July 4, 1927 (Age 45 years)
Note: arrived on the Tuscania from Southampton, England
Census 1930 (Age 47 years)
Census 1940 (Age 57 years)
Death of a sisterStella Hutcheson
October 18, 1946 (Age 64 years)
Burial of a sisterStella Hutcheson
October 21, 1946 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterMildred Carrington Hutcheson
November 1954 (Age 72 years)

Death of a sisterElizabeth Nash (Elize) Hutcheson
December 18, 1957 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sonAllen Carrington Hutcheson
December 24, 1962 (Age 80 years)
Burial of a sonAllen Carrington Hutcheson
after December 24, 1962 (Age 80 years)
Note: Glenwood Cemetery (Find A Grave Memorial# 71958938)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Palmer Hutcheson
June 19, 1966 (Age 84 years)
Death of a wifeStrausie McCaslin
March 1, 1971 (Age 89 years)
Burial of a wifeStrausie McCaslin
March 3, 1971 (Age 89 years)
Note: Glenwood Cemetery
Death of a brotherJoseph Chapell Hutcheson
January 18, 1973 (Age 90 years)
1909-1930 Physician

Death November 24, 1974 (Age 92 years)
Note: Zip code of last residence 77006
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: before 1868
4 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Mary Manly Hutcheson
Birth: July 17, 1870 28 23Anderson, Grimes, Texas
Death: September 4, 1891, Hamilton, Tennessee
2 years
elder sister
23 months
elder sister
21 months
elder sister
18 months
elder brother
23 months
elder brother
2 years
14 months
younger brother
Father’s family with Harriet Elizabeth (Bettie) Palmer - View this family
Marriage: about 1887
7 months
3 years
Family with Strausie McCaslin - View this family
Marriage: August 24, 1908Camden, London, England
9 months
18 months
23 months
7 years


Regent Square Presbyterian Church


arrived on the Tuscania from Southampton, England


Zip code of last residence 77006

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In the 1900 US Federal Census for Houston, Harris, Texas, 53-year-old Virginia-born lawyer Joseph C Hutchisson [Hutcheson] and his 40-year-old Texas-born wife Bessie M [sic Harriet Elizabeth Palmer Milby] have been married for 13 years and have had two children, 12-year-old Texas-born Palmer and 9-year-old Rosalie W. This is a second marriage for Joseph and two children from his first marriage, 20-year-old Texas-born Joseph C Jr and 18-year-old Allen C are living with them. Also in this household are three black servants, 53-year-old widow May Haskins, 20-year-old Annie Branch, and 21-year-old William Stelton. Joseph Jr, Allen and Palmer are attending school. Everyone but Rosalie is literate. The household is living at 1417 McKinney Ave in a house Joseph owns, free of mortgage.

On 21 Aug 1908 in Regent Square Presbyterian Church, Camden, London, 26-year-old bachelor Allen Carrington Hutcheson marries 26-year-old spinster Strausie McCaslin, both are living in Bloomsbury. Allen is a doctor. Strausie has no profession. Allen's father is lawyer Joseph Chappell Hutcheson and Strausie's father is Dr Collin Hill McCaslin. The witnesses are Henrietta B McCaslin [Strausie's mother] and Mary Frances Street [?]. John [?] J Robertson was the "authorized" witness.

On 24 Nov 1908, Allen Carrington Hutcheson applies for a passport for himself and his wife Strausie [McCaslin] Hutcheson at the US Consulate in Tunghsiang, China. He states that he was born at Houston, Texas on 23 Jan 1882, that his father was a native citizen of the United States, that his permanent residence is in Houston, Texas where he is a physician, that he left the US on 6 Oct 1901 and is now temporarily soujourning at Tunghsiang, China and he intends to return to the US in a few years and that he wants the passport for protection. The passport was issued 7 Jan 1909

On 15 February 1915, 33-year-old Allen Hutcheson, 33-year-old Strausie [McCaslin] Hutcheson and their children, 5-year-old Mildred C, 4-year-old Henrietta McC., and 2-year-old Allen C arrived in San Franciso, California (with 9 pieces of baggage) on the Manchuria from Shanghai on their way to Stanbury, Missouri.

On 7 Dec 1916, Allen Carrington Hutcheson applies for a passport for himself from the US Consulate at Peking, China to attend Medical Missionary Meetings in Hongkong, G. Gritain, and China (Canton) [sic]. It is issued 16 Dec 1916.

On 14 Mar 1919, Allen Carrington Hutcheson applies for a passport for himself, his wife Strausie [McCaslin] Hutcheson and their three children, Mildred Carrington (born Tunghsiang, China 24 May 1909, Henrietta McCaslin (born Kashing, China 30 Nov 1910) and Allen Carrington, Jr (born Kashing, China 4 Nov 1912) at the American Consulate in Nanking, China. He states that he was born at Houston, Texas on 23 Jan 1882, that his father is a lawyer, Joseph Chappell Hutcheson, born in Virginia and now residing at Houston, Texas. He is the holder of passport no 4361C.S. issued by the Department of State on 25 Jan 1917, that his legal domicile is in Houston, Texas which is also his permanent residence. He last left the United States on 5 May 1916, arrving at Nanking, Kiangau, China on 1 May 1917 where he now resides as a medical missionary for the American Presbyterian Church. He has resided in Tunghsiang, Chekiang, China from 1908 to 1909, Kashing, Chekiang, China from 1909 to 1915 and Nanking from 1917 to current date [14 Mar 1919]. He desires to remain a citizen of the United States and to return to the US within four years. He has not applied elsewhere for a US Passport or a consular registration and been refused. He desires this passport for China for medical missionary work, for Japan, Tsingtau and Chosen for travel [health and recreation is crossed out]. He signs the oath of allegiance A.C. Hutcheson and his signature is witnessed by the American Vice Consul in Charge [illegeable name]. The bottom of the first page has the typed comment "The applicant is entitle [sic] to a two-year passport by virtue of continued residence in China as a medical missionary. The second page of this application gives Allen's description: Age-57 years; Stature - 5 Feet 8-1/2 inches; Forehead-medium ; Mouth-mediium; Chin-firm; Hair- dark-gray; Complexion-dark; Face-round. He is identified by Jay C Huston (Vice Consul in Charge) Amercan Consulate at Nanking who has known Allen for 1-1/2 years. Identifying documents submitted were Passport No. 510 issued by the Dept of [sic] on 15 Apr 1918 cancelled and returned. Registration approved by the Dept of State on 16 Apr 1918 No 16758 and Nanking Consular No. 167.

On 5 Jun 1922, the ship Empress of Asia arrived at the port of Vancouver, British Columbia from Shanghai, China, carrying 40-year-old Allen Carrington Hutcheson, his wife 40-year-old Strausie [McCaslin] Hutcheson, and their four children, 13-year-old Mildren Carrington, 11-year-old Henrietta McCaslon [sic], 9-year-old Allen Carrington, and 2-year-old James Sterling. The family was on route to Stanberry, Missouri.

On 4 Jul 1927, 45-year-old Allen C Hutcheson, his wife 45-year-old Strausil [Strausie McCaslin] Hutcheson and three of their children, 16-year-old Henrietta, 14-year-old Allen C Jr, and 7-year-old James S arrived from Southampton, England on the Tuscania. They had left Southampton on 25 Jun 1927. Allen was born in Houston, Harris Texas, Strausie in Bethlehem, Indiana, Henrietta and Allen Jr in Kashing, China and James in Nanking, China. The passport number for the children, 256, was issued in Shanghai, China. The family's address in the United States was c/o J. Hutcheson, US Court, Houston, Texas. 17-year-old Mildred had arrived earlier on 7 Sep 1926, traveling alone on the Tuscania, which had left Southampton for New York on 28 August 1926. Her address in the US was c/o Miss M.F. Street, 100 Brooklyn Avenue, Brooklyn, New York.

In the 1930 US Federal Census for Houston, Harris, Texas, 48-year-old physician Allen Hutcheson and his 48-year-old wife Strausie [McCaslin] Hutcheson have been married 22 years as they were both 26-years old when they married. They have in their household their four children, 20-year-old Mildred, 19-year-old Henrietta, 17-year-old Allen Jr and 10-year-old Sterling. All of Allen and Strausies children were born in China although they are American citizens. I cannot read the Chinese place names on the census due to bad handwriting. This indicates that the Hutchesons lived in China for at least 10 years, from about 1910 to sometime in the 1920s. The family is living in a rented house at 1720 Milford for which they pay $100 a month, and they have a radio. Both of Allens parents were born in Virginia.

In the 1940 US Federal Census for Houston, Harris, Texas, 58-year-old, Texas-born Allen Hutcheson and his 58-year-old, Indiana-born wife Strausie [McCaslin] Hutcheson have in their household their children, 30-year-old Mildred and 20-year-old James Stanley, both were born in China. The family is living in a rented house at 1720 Milford. They were living in Houston in 1935. Allen, Strausie and Mildred have completed four years of college. James has completed two years of college. Allen is employed as medical doctor in private practice, has worked 52 weeks of 1939 and has no wage nor salary, but an outside source of income (his practice). Stausie and Mildred are unemployed and not looking for work. They are housewives. James is unemployed and not looking for work. He is a student.

On 27 Apr 1942, when 60-year-old Allen Carrington Hutcheson (MD) registers for the WWII Draft, he states that his place of residence is 1720 Milford St, Houseton, Harris, Texas and that his mailing address is the same. He has two phone numbers, one for his office, 6151 and one for his home, 2930. He was born 23 Jan 1882 in Houston, Harris, Texas. The name and address of the person who wll always know his address is first given as his wife Mrs. A.C. Hutcheson of the Milford St adddress and then as Mr. Palmer Hutcheson, 1405 North Blvd, Houston Texas. His employer is the Houson Independent School District, 1500 Louisiaa, Houston , Harris, Texas, where he is a physician. His description is white, height 5 feet 8-1/4 inches, weight 130 pounds, with hazel eyes, gray hair and a light brown complexion. He has no obvious physical characteristics which would aid in identification.

When 72-year-old Allen Carrington Hutcheson applies for his Social Security Number on 22 Jan 1954 he states that he was born 23 Jan 1882 in Houston, Harris, Texas, that his father's name is Joseph Chappell Hutcheson and his mother's Mildred Carrington. He is living at 1720 Milford Street, Houston, Harris, Texas. He is employed by Weyburn Place, Inc. of the same address.

Recorded as Allen C Hutchison in the Texas Death Records Index.

Dr Allen Carrington Hutcheson died at 4:55 p.m. on 24 Nov 1974 at the age of 92 years at his residence at 1720 Milford, Houston, Harris, Texas. He was born 23 Jan 1882 in Houston, Texas, and was a white male citizen of the United States. His usual profession was physician. His parents were Joseph Chappell Hutcheson and Mildred L Carrington. Allen had never served in the US Armed Forces. The informant was his daughter Mildred H Rouse. He died of ventrilcular fibrillation of 10 minutes duration, caused by arteriosclerotic heart disease, congestive failure and pulmonary edema of 20 years duration and acute respiratory infection of 3 days. The doctor who gave this information was Edward Wilkerson who had attended Dr Hutcheson from 21 May 1961 to 24 Nov 1974. Burial was 26 Nov 1974 in the Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Harris, Texas, funeral director D B Staggs of the Settegast-Kopf Funeral Home.

Biographical note from "Guide to the Hutcheson and allied families papers 1836-1997; bulk 1920-1949" "Allen Carrington Hutcheson-Allen C. Hutcheson was born to Mildred Carrington and Capt. J.C. Hutcheson, Sr. on Jan. 23, 1882 in Houston. He graduated from the University of Virginia and also from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons with a Doctor of Medicine degree. As a medical missionary in Nanking, China for 20 years under the auspices of the Southern Presbyterian Church, he was editor of a Chinese medical journal and an administrator and surgeon of Nanking University Hospital. After his return from China, he became Houstons Health Officer and was instrumental in drawing plans for Jefferson Davis Hospital. In the 1930s he served as school physician for the Houston Independent School District. A.C. Hutcheson married Strausie McCaslin in 1908 and had four children, Mildred Hutcheson (Mrs. Rouse), Henrietta Hutcheson (Mrs. A.K. Schwartz), Allen C. Hutcheson Jr., and J. Sterling Hutcheson. He died in Houston on Nov. 24, 1974."