Harold M Hatch

Male18 August 1923–17 May 1985

Brief Life History of Harold M

When Harold M Hatch was born on 18 August 1923, in Howland, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Francis Pearl Hatch, was 24 and his mother, Florence Elsie Briggs, was 24. He lived in Howland, Penobscot, Massachusetts, United States for about 16 years. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 17 May 1985, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Howland Cemetery, Howland, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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  • Harold M Hatch in household of Francis Hatch, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harold M Hatch, "Maine, Marriage Index, 1892-1966, 1977-1996"
  • Harold M Hatch, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 5

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.


Age 18

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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