Jeremiah Hatch, Jr

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Jeremiah Hatch, Jr

  • Birth 28 Sep 1852 Lehi, Utah County, Utah, USA
  • Death 4 Mar 1934 Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, USA
  • Burial Ouray, Uintah County, Utah, USA
  • Plot S5
  • Memorial ID 92407497

FUNERAL RITES FOR JEREMIAH HATCH HELD

Pioneer of Ashley Valley and Willow Creek Succumbs at Vernal After Lingering Illness. Was Missionary Among Indian Tribe in Early Days


Impressive funeral services were held at the Vernal First Ward chapel Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. for Jeremiah Hatch, 81, who died Monday morning at Vernal after being brought here from his home in Willow Creek to be near medical aid. The services were under the direction of the ward bishopric with Fuller Remington conducting. Music was furnished by a double mixed quartet with Mrs. Elva Davis accompanying.

The opening selection by the quartet was "Abide With Me," opening prayer was by George Massey, :I Need Thee Every Hour" was sung by the quartet.

Van Massey was the first speaker and told of the pioneering life of the deceased, going to the Willow Creek country in the early days and living under trying circumstances. He spoke of the hospitality of the family. He referred to the mission of Mr. Hatch among the American Indians.

G. H. Southam referred to Mr. Hatch as a lover of the Indians and as a person who understood their problems. He said he had met Mr. Hatch just after he returned from his mission among the Indians. A quartet selection was rendered "Oh My Father," with solo by Miss Alice Caldwell.

George E. Wilkins was the concluding speaker, dwelt largely on record keeping and read a sketch on the deceased from a genealogical chart. The concluding selection was "Farewell All Earthly Honors." Benediction was by E. S. Gurr.

The pallbearers were Frank, Jed, Charles, LaVern, Jack and Alton Hatch. The body was taken to Willow Creek for burial.

Jeremiah Hatch was born September 28, 1852, at Cedar Valley, Utah and is the son of Jeremiah and Louisa Pool Alexander Hatch.

The following children survive, four sons, Jeremiah R., LeRoy, Lorenzo Golden and Abrahma, all of Willow Creek; four daughters, Mrs. Aldura Merkley, Mrs. Lacy Everett, both of Duchesne City; Mrs. Pearl Clark, Vernal and Mrs. Roanna Johnson Dragon, two brothers, Alva A. Hatch, Vernal and Abraham Hatch, Blackfoot, Idaho; one sister, Mrs. Theodosa Clark of Bluebell.

Vernal Express
March 8, 1934
transcribed by Rhonda Holton

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Relatives: Hatch, Louisa Poole Alexander (Mother)
Hatch, Jeremiah (Father)
Elizabeth Christina Winn (Spouse)



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  • Created by: Rhonda
  • Added: 22 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92407497
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jeremiah Hatch, Jr (28 Sep 1852–4 Mar 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92407497, citing Willow Creek Cemetery, Ouray, Uintah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Rhonda (contributor 46869790) .