William W. Hatcher

19 August 1873–13 January 1951 (Age 77)
Edmonson, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of William W.

William W. Hatcher was born on 19 August 1873, in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States as the son of Ben Hatcher and Miss Crump. He married Viola Houchin on 18 March 1896, in Edmonson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 13 January 1951, at the age of 77, and was buried in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States.

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William W. Hatcher
Viola Houchin
Marriage: 18 March 1896
Edgar L. Hatcher
Naomi Hatcher
Earl Fuston Hatcher

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 2
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented
Age 19
Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 23
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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  • William W Hatcher, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William W Hatcher, "United States Census, 1900"
  • William W Hatcher, "United States Census, 1940"

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