Ida May Hatch

Brief Life History of Ida May

When Ida May Hatch was born on 7 August 1859, in Morrill, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Barak Hatch, was 39 and her mother, Lois Louisa Jane Cross, was 34. She married John Francis Cross on 16 December 1876, in Belfast, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 9 March 1937, in Morrill, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Morrill Village Cemetery, Morrill, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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John Francis Cross
Ida May Hatch
Marriage: 16 December 1876
Harry F Cross
Martha Mae Cross
Arthur Cross
Hazel L Cross

Sources (18)

  • Ida M Cross in household of John F Cross, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Ida May Hatch, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Ida May Hatch, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Hatch (Bedfordshire, Devon, Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire), Hacche in South Molton (Devon), or else a topographic name from residence near a hatch, a gate leading to a forest or sometimes a sluice-gate, from Middle English hacche ‘gate’ (Old English hæcce, Kentish Old English hec(c)). This name has been in Ireland since the 17th century, associated with County Meath and the nearby part of Louth.

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

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