James David Hatcher

28 August 1870–27 January 1945 (Age 74)
Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James David

When James David Hatcher was born on 28 August 1870, in Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Rockholt Hatcher, was 39 and his mother, Martesia Elizabeth Patterson, was 38. He married Abashaba Holloway in 1892, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Howard, Liberty Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Shawnee Township, Allen, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 January 1945, in Allen, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74.

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James David Hatcher
Abashaba Holloway
Marriage: 1892
Leonard Bennett Tracy Hatcher
Rosa Hatcher
William O Hatcher
Fountain Hatcher
Dow Hatcher
Louise Hatcher
Eunice Kellum Hatcher

Spouse and Children

Pulaski, Kentucky, United States



    Rosa Hatcher


    William O Hatcher


    Fountain Hatcher


    Dow Hatcher


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Janes D Hacher in household of W R Hacher, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James D Hatcher, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James D Hatcher, "United States Census, 1930"

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