WILLIAM T. HUTCHINSON was born in Clinton County, N. Y., March 3, 1829, the eldest child of William and Mary (Taylor) Hutchinson. The father was born in England; came to America in 1812. He was an iron-worker, and was engaged at his trade in various States. The parents had nine children, five of whom survive: W. T., Henry R., Alice, Edward J. and James A. Our subject remained with his father in early life, and learned the latter's trade. In 1859 he came to this county, but shortly afterward went to Cincinnati, Ohio, where he remained until 1866, when he returned to this county, and has since been connected with the Tennessee Rolling Mills, acting at present in the capacity of general machinist. He married Miss Ellen E. Gilbert, a daughter of Alexander Gilbert, deceased, formerly of Pittsburgh, Penn. This union has given ten children, seven of whom are living: Eva A., Elmore D., Lotta A., Nellie G., Mary E., Maggie B. and W. Edna, Mr. Hutchinson is a member of the Methodist Church South, and is one of the most respected citizens of the county.
Source: J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin, & G. C. Kniffin. Kentucky. A History of the State. Louisville, KY, Chicago, IL: Battey, 1885. Pages 854-855.