Alva Alexander Hatch

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Alva Alexander Hatch

  • Birth 6 Mar 1851 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
  • Death 31 Jan 1940 Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA
  • Plot BH20.00_L3_S1 lot 1
  • Memorial ID 17616648

ALVAH ALEXANDER HATCH (son of Jeremiah Hatch and Louisa Pool Alexander). Born March 6, 1851, Salt Lake City.
Married Mary Elizabeth Nelson Nov. 7, 1868, Salt Lake City (daughter of Robert Nelson of Scotland, and Elizabeth Joseph of Ireland, pioneers 1853), who was born May 4, 1852.
Their children:
Elizabeth b. Sept. 18, 1869, m. Charles C. Rich;
Robert b. Nov. 18, 1871, d. child;
Louisa P. b. Sept. 11, 1873, m. Joseph Rich;
Jane b. March 9, 1874, m. Thomas Sabey;
Alvah A. b. Nov. 25, 1876, m. Anna Peck;
Minnie May b. March 6, 1878, m. Robert Varnon;
Jeremiah b. March 30, 1880, m. Florence Alexander;
David b. Jan. 25, 1882, m. Margaret Milburn;
Samuel b. Nov. 25, 1883, m. Ivie Teeples;
John b. Dec. 4, 1885, m. Catherine McCarrell;
Charles b. Dec. 9, 1887, m. Mary Lewis;
Loran b. July 22, 1888, m. Roda Price;
Abram b. Sept. 13, 1891;
Clyde b. April 14, 1893.
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Alva was a Missionary to New Mexico 1866;
High Priest;
Assisted in building canals, irrigation systems and wagon roads in and around Ashley Fork;
County Commissioner two terms; School trustee. Director in Central Canal Company.
Farmer, Miller, Stockraiser.
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Part of a history of Vernal:
Alva Alexander Hatch, age 27, son of Jeremiah and Louisa, came to the valley looking for a place to locate in May 1878. He returned later with his family and his father, Jeremiah, along with Jeremiah's two wives. The fall of 1879 brought many settlers to the valley.
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  • Created by: Gary Mowrey
  • Added: 21 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17616648
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Alva Alexander Hatch (6 Mar 1851–31 Jan 1940), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17616648, citing Vernal Memorial Park, Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Gary Mowrey (contributor 46842210) .