Meltiar Hatch (1825 - 1895)

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Place of Burial: Hatch, Utah
Birthplace: Farmersville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States
Death: Died in Panguitch, UT, USA
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About Meltiar Hatch

Meltiar Hatch was a member of the Mormon Battalion and marched to California in 1847. After being discharged from the military service he returned to his home in the east by way of Utah, but the following year came to Utah with his family and settled in Bountiful, Davis county. He was among those who first colonized Carson Valley, Nevada. After a few years in Nevada, he returned to Utah and was called to the Dixie Mission in 1862. Three years were spent at Santa Clara, Washington County. Utah, after which he assisted in colonizing Eagle valley and Spring Valley, now in Nevada. In 1872 he moved to Panguitch, Garfield County, Utah, and later went to Hatchtown, Garfield County, where he spent the remainder of his life.


  • Utah since Statehood: Historical and Biographical, by Noble Warrum; edited by Charles W. Morse, W. Brown Ewin. S.J. Clarke, 1920 p. 499-500.
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Meltiar Hatch's Timeline

July 15, 1825
Farmersville, Cattaraugus, New York, United States
June 12, 1842
Age 16
January 1, 1846
Age 20
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
December 16, 1846
Age 21
December 26, 1849
Age 24
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, USA
June 1, 1852
Age 26
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
June 11, 1854
Age 28
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
September 15, 1855
Age 30
Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States
November 18, 1855
Age 30
May 6, 1856
Age 30
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah