Thomas Hatch and his wife Sarah, came to Canada, from Sherkin Island, Ireland in 1829, and located near Ottawa, Ontario, whence they removed to the county of Carleton, Ont. After residing there many years they retired from active life, going to Bay City, Michigan to live with their daughter, Mary Ann and there Sarah died in 1884, aged 77 years. Thomas made his home afterwards with John G. Hatch, and died in London Township, County of Middlesex in 1886, aged 88 years. Both parents were members of the Church Of England.Thomas & Sarah emigrated to Canada three years before her parents went to Bathurst, New Brunswick (1832).
Immigration- 1829 Came to Canada
Religion- Irish/ Anglican
JohnHatch, a brother of Thomas Hatch was born in 1786 and married Nancy Gosnell, who was the youngest daughter of Lawerance Gosnell & Catherine Salter. She was born in the town of Baltimore, County Cork, Ireland and she and her husband John Hatch immigrated to Canada in 1822 at the same time as her parents. John & Nancy settled on a farm at Duart in Orford Township, County of Kent, Ontario. Their children did not grow to maturity.
Notes for Nancy (wife of John Hatch);
Abandoned Cemetaries, Orford: N. Middle Rd.
Inscription from the abandoned Gosnell Farm Cemetary;
"Sacred to the memory of Nancy Hatch, wife of John Hatch, born in the town of Baltimore, Co. Cork, Ireland. Emmigrated to America 1822, died Sept.27/1860, aged 64. In sure and certain hope of a glorious awakening." One son known: John Hatch b.1833
Sherkin Island is in the County of Cork, and lies off the coast of the city of Baltimore. The parish is Tullagh.