Thomas Hatcher

January 1688–1750 (Age 62)
Lockerley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Hatcher was born in January 1688, in Lockerley, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hatcher, was 33 and his mother, Mary Brook, was 28. He married Mary Pressey on 3 April 1722, in Landford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1750, in his hometown, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Hatcher
1688–1750
Mary Pressey
1692–1750
Marriage: 3 April 1722
Stephen Hatcher
1724–1747
Francis Hatcher
1727–
Sarah Hatcher
1728–
William Hatcher
1732–
Mary Hatcher
1734–
John Hatcher
1737–1737
Thomas Hatcher
1737–1737

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1722Landford, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (1)

    World Events (2)

    1688 · Glorious Revolution
    Age 0
    The Glorious Revolution brought the downfall of Catholic King James II and the reign of his Protestant daughter Mary and her Dutch husband, William III of Orange.
    1720 · South Sea Bubble
    Age 32
    The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.

    Name Meaning

    Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a gate, from Middle English hacche (Old English hæcc) + the agent suffix -er. This normally denoted a gate marking the entrance to a forest or other enclosed piece of land, sometimes a floodgate or sluice-gate.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Atcher
    Hatch

    Sources (24)

    • Thoms Hatcher in entry for Mary Hatcher, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
    • Thomas Hatcher in entry for Stephen Hatcher, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
    • Thos Hatcher in entry for James Hatcher, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"

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