Biography of John A. Hatch
Orleans County, NY Biographies





Hatch, John Almerin was born in East Bloomfield, Ontario county, and settled in Gaines in 1868. His grandfather, Jacob Hatch, was born in Barnstable county. Mass., and was killed at the battle of Sackett's Harbor in 1812, aged forty eight years. John, Sr., father of our subject was born in Falmouth, Mass., in 1805 and died in Bloomfield, Ontario county, December 25, 1883. He married Sarah P., daughter of Ambrose Grow, who served seven years in the Revolutionary War. She was born in Springfield, Mass., in 1812. and is now living in Gaines village with her son. The children of John and Sarah Hatch were: Edwin T., born in Fabius in 1838, and died in Denver, Col., in 1891; John A., born in East Bloomfield September 5, 1840; Sarah J., born in East Bloomfield, March 4, 1842; Angeline F., born in East Bloomfield January 12, 1844; Emeline N., born in East Bloomfield August 14, 1850, and died at the same place in 1882. John Almerin Hatch was educated in the common schools of East Bloomfield and was graduated from the academy of that place in 1858. He learned the blacksmith trade with Mumford Hayes, and in October, 1861, he enlisted in the 1st N. Y. Volunteer Engineers, Co. G., which was recruited at Canandaigua, and was discharged November 29, 1864. He was in nine engagements, and was three times wounded. Mr. Hatch is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows No. 58 of Albion, also a number of the G. A. R. Curtis Bates Post No. 114, of Albion. In 1865 he married Jane Macomber, born December 13, 1840, and died in 1887. They had three children as follows: Ralph H., born January 10, 1867, married Alice Palmer, resides in Gaines, and has one child Doris J.; Eunice, born June 14, 1870, married Charles W. Sisson, and they reside in Medina and have one child, Elsworth; Minnie, born in 1873. Mr. Hatch married for his second wife Mariette Beachtell, born in 1852, by whom he has one child, John G., born March 21, 1889.

From:
Landmarks of Orleans County, New York
Edited by: Hon. Isaac C. Signor
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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