Elmer Ray Hatch

6 June 1898–17 September 1955 (Age 57)
Blakeman, Rawlins, Kansas, United States

The Life of Elmer Ray

When Elmer Ray Hatch was born on 6 June 1898, in Blakeman, Rawlins, Kansas, United States, his father, Merritt Lewis Hatch, was 37 and his mother, Mary Louisa Cook, was 35. He married Rachel Amanda Underhill about 1919. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hayes, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Wauneta Election Precinct, Chase, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 17 September 1955, in Wauneta, Chase, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Wauneta, Chase, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Ray Hatch
Rachel Amanda Underhill
Marriage: about 1919
Elmer Fay Hatch
Donald Merritt Hatch
Valora Edith Hatch
Frank Eugene Hatch

Spouse and Children


    Rachel Amanda Underhill


about 1919



    Donald Merritt Hatch


    Valora Edith Hatch


    Frank Eugene Hatch


Parents and Siblings

    Merritt Lewis Hatch





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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 2

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (3)

  • Ray Hatch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elmer Hatch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ray E Hatch, "United States Census, 1930"

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