|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1838|
|Death: ||Dec. 19, 1916|
From the Foss Enterprise Dec 29,1916
Death of Judge J. C. Hatchett
John C. Hatchett one of the oldest and best known citizens of Washita County died at his home six miles southeast of Foss Tuesday of last wee. The funeral services were held at Page Church Wednesday afternoon and were in charge of Rev. J. W. Parten, a Primitive Baptist minister of Granite. A very large crowd attended the services, Paying their last respects to this popular Citizen. The body was buried in Page Cemetery.
Mr. Hatchett suffered a stroke of paralysis about three years ago. From that time, his health was poor, he being confined to his bed a great deal of the time.
He was born in Tennessee 78 years ago last February. At the age of 21 went to Missouri where he remained until 1855, when he moved to Nebraska. In 1870 he came south locating in Erath County, Texas, residing there until 1894. In that year, he came to Oklahoma and after living near Minco for two years, moved to Washita County, He was one, if not the first county judge of this county, filling the office two terms, Nearly all of his tenure of office was while the county seat was at Cloud Chief.
He was married to Miss Julia Ann Brown in Carroll County, Missouri in 1861. To them were born 13 children, 10 of whom are living. He is also survived by the widow, 77 grand children and 35 great grand children. The surviving children are: Mrs. W. B. Hollis, James S., Mrs. A. B. Jones, Tom M. Mrs. E. E. Rogers, J. E. Hatchett, and Mrs. Ed F. Reeder, all of near Foss, Joel F., Portales, NM., Mrs. . J. Allen, Bessie, Oklahoma, and Mrs G. C. Barnell, Arapaho, Oklahoma.
Julia Ann Brown Hatchett (1842 - 1922)
James Sterling Hatchett (1861 - 1942)*
Joel Frederick Hatchett (1864 - 1955)*
Thomas Monroe Hatchett (1866 - 1941)*
Sarah Angeline Hatchett Hollis (1869 - 1932)*
William David Hatchett (1870 - 1904)*
Lovie Jane Hatchett Reeder (1872 - 1928)*
Mary Elizabeth Hatchett Jones (1874 - 1959)*
Frances Emaline Hatchett Rogers (1875 - 1960)*
Martha Ellen Hatchett Rogers-Allen (1877 - 1966)*
Kittie Adelaide Hatchett Darnall (1878 - 1961)*
John Edgar Hatchett (1880 - 1968)*
Jeremiah Calvin Hatchett (1885 - 1911)*
Created by: Reta Ivy Britton
Record added: Jan 01, 2008
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