Eli Hatley

1820–1894 (Age 74)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Eli

When Eli Hatley was born in 1820, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Hardy Hatley, was 27 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Rebecca Mitchell, was 30. He married Susan Merrick on 24 November 1839, in Benton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Benton, Tennessee, United States in 1870. He died in 1894, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Eli Hatley
1820–1894
Susan Merrick
1822–1880
Marriage: 24 November 1839
Louisa Hatley
1840–1913
Uriah Jasper Hatley
1842–1892
James Hatley
1844–
Sarah L Hatley
1846–1884
Mary Ann Hatley
1847–1884
Martha Hatley
1849–
John A Hatley
1852–1894
Celia Rebecca Hatley
1855–1915
William Dewitt Hatley
1857–
Ely Thomas Hatley
1858–1910
George Jeff Hatley
1862–1900
Robert Lee Hatley Sr.
1866–1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1839
Benton, Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 0

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 10

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1846

Age 26

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of a group of places in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire, named with Old English hætt ‘hat’, probably the name of a hill ( see Hatt ) + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Eli Hotley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eli Hatley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eli Hatly, "United States Census, 1860"

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