NameWilliam “The Elder” Hatch
Birthabt 1598, Tenderden, Kent, England
Death6 Nov 1651, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
FatherWilliam Hatch (1563-1611)
MotherAnn Tilden (1570-1630)
Misc. Notes
William Hatch was born about 1598 in England, Kent, Ashford. He died on 6 Nov 1651 in USA, Ma ssachusetts, Plymouth Co., Scituate. A merchant of Sandwich, England, who came over in 163 4 with his wife Jane and five children. He was a man of influence at Scituate. His granddaugh ter Damaris Torrey,who was but ten days old at that date, was mentioned among others in his w ill. (Pope)
IMMIGRATED TO AMERICA IN 1631
William, perhaps in Scituate in 1633, but if so, he went home, and in 1635 brought in the Her cules from Sandwich, Kent, his wife Jane, five children and six servants. He was first rulin g elder of the Second Church, founded in 1644 for William Witherell, after long agitations fo llowing the removval of Lathrop to Barnstable.
"Elder William Hatch settled in Kent street 1634. His house lot was the first south of Greenf ield lane. He was the firest ruling elder of hte second Chruch, 1643. He was an active and us eful man in the settlement of the Town. His children probably were born in England."
Spouses
Birthabt 1596, Thanington, Kent, England
Death8 Oct 1663, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Marriage9 Jul 1624, Thanington, Kent, England
ChildrenAnne (1626-1697)
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