Source Citation:
Reprint from the original edition:  History of WyomingCounty, N. Y. with Illustrations, Biographical Sketches and Portraits of Some Pioneers and Prominent Residents.  Heart of the Lakes Publishing, Interlaken, New York.  1994.
Original:  New York: F. W. Beers & Co. 36 Vesey Street
Library of congress Catalog Number 94-75193
ISBN: 1-55787-116-7


Pages 291 and 292
Portrait of Walter M. Hatch, page 175.

Illustrated History of Wyoming County, New York with Illustrations, Biographical Sketches and Portraits of some Pioneers and Prominent Residents.  1841-1880


Albert Hatch, son of Walter M. and Sally Hatch, was born in Warsaw, April 26th, 1846.  He attended the union school of Warsaw until he was twenty.  Since then he has lived at home with his parents, and is at present engaged in managing his father’s farm.

Lyman Hatch, son of Walter M. and Sally Hatch, was born May 12th, 1836, in Warsaw.  When a young man he lived at home and worked on his father’s farm.  At the age of twenty-five he became desirous of seeing something of the country, and took an extensive western trip, in which he spent about three years.  In 1862 he purchased a tract of land in Kansas, which he sold in 1864.  Returning to Warsaw he engaged in the produce trade, and continued in that business until 1870, when he engaged in farming where he now lives.  He was married November 17th, 1870, to Susan Pierce, widow of the late Allen Pierce, of Warsaw.  She died September 9th, 1809.  By this marriage he has one child-Munson L., born March 27th, 1875.

Walter Hatch, son of Water M. and Sally Hatch, was born in Warsaw, November 15the, 1859.  He lived at home and worked on his father’s farm until 1864.  In the fall of 1863 he bought a farm of Erastus Day just east of his father’s place. He was married March 24th, 1864, to Lois Bently, daughter of Johnson and Clarinda Bently, of Orangeville.  By this marriage they have three children - Eddy W., Ernest J. and Lulu B.

Walter M. Hatch, son of William C. and Jerusha Hatch, was born August 10th, 1802, at Glastenbury, Hartford County, Connecticut.  In February, 1814 He came to Warsaw with his parents, who bought one hundred and fifty acres of land, thirty acres of which were cleared.  A log house was built on lot 55.  Mr. Hatch’s father came the previous year and bought two hundred and fifty acres of unimproved land just west of this farm, and returned to Connecticut in the winter for his family.  After Mr. Hatch attained his majority he worked a part of his father’s farm on shares.  In 1827 his father deeded to him one hundred acres in lot 57, just east of where he now lives, and which forms a part of his present farm.  Mr. Hatch has held the offices of commissioner of highways and accessor.  He was married November 15th, 1832, to Sally Sherwin, daughter of Bissell and Experience Sherwin, of Warsaw, formerly from Vermont.  They have seven children.