Col. John Hatch

January 1761–
North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of John

When Col. John Hatch was born in January 1761, in North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Lt. Col. Lemuel Hatch, was 35 and his mother, Mary Fonvielle, was 31. He married Penelope Bryan from 1761 to 1802. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died in Jones, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Col. John Hatch
Penelope Bryan
Marriage: from 1761 to 1802
Mary Hatch
Anthony Hatch
Haskell Hatch

Spouse and Children

from 1761 to 1802


Parents and Siblings



    Mary Hatch


    Asa Hatch


    Ivey Hatch


    Lemuel Hatch


    Elizabeth Hatch


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 6

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.

Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 31

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Hampshire and Berkshire): topographic name from Middle English hacche ‘gate’, Old English hæcc ( see Hatcher ). In some cases the surname is habitational, from one of the many places named with this word. 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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Sources (1)

  • 1900 "The North Carolina Historical and Genealogical Register" Vol 1, No 4 (13 pages) NOTE: Has lots of errors.

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