Ira Stearns Hatch

Brief Life History of Ira Stearns

When Ira Stearns Hatch was born on 9 February 1802, in Winchester, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ira Hatch, was 28 and his mother, Lucinda Rice, was 25. He married Wealtha Bradford on 26 January 1824, in Farmersville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1856. In 1850, his occupation is listed as ira worked with his sons in farming, stock raising, dairying, and sheep raising. he helped organize the deseret livestock company. in Davis, Utah, United States. He died on 27 September 1869, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Ira Stearns Hatch
Jane Tinto Bee
Marriage: 24 November 1852
Stearns Bee Hatch
Philander Hatch
Abram Hatch
Reuben Hatch
Lucinda Jennette Hatch
Lenard Hatch
Alvin Willard Hatch
Iraetta Elzina Hatch

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  • 1850 US Census for Ira Stearns Hatch
  • Ira Hatch and Lucinda Rice in the "Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969" (Link to Image - Lists Ira's Birth as 1802)
  • Ira S. Hatch and Abigail Jarvis, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940" (Image)

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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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Life Sketch of Ira Stearns Hatch - Pioneer of 1849

When the News of the successful venture of the Pilgrim Fathers' reached the homeland, other honest, sincere people were seized with a desire to also seek a haven of religious freedom in the new land. …

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