Hezekiah Thatcher

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Hezekiah Thatcher

Birthplace: Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States
Death: April 27, 1879 (70)
Logan, Cache County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Logan, Cache County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Isaac James Thatcher and Mary Naomi Thatcher
Husband of Alena Thatcher and Jane Amy Thatcher (Baugh)
Father of Joseph Wycoff Thatcher; Abraham Thatcher; Catherine Mary Thatcher; Mary Ellen Thatcher; John Bethewel Thatcher and 14 others
Brother of John Thatcher and James Thatcher

Managed by: Kathleen M Hogan
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About Hezekiah Thatcher

(son of James Thatcher and Mary Gano of Martinsburg, Berkeley county, West Virginia). Born August 25, 1809, Martinsburg. Came to Utah September 23, 1847, Daniel Spencer company.

   Married:	Alley Kitchen in 1829, near Martinsburg (daughter of Joseph Kitchen and Catherine Ghulic of Martinsburg). She was born April 12, 1808.
   Their children:
           Joseph Wycoff born August 10, 1829, married Hannah Morrison;
           Abraham born 1830;
           Catherine Mary born July 28, 1831;
           Mary Ellen born March 14, 1833;
           John Bethewel born October 22, 1834, married Rachel Hanna Davis, married Sarah Maria Davis;
           Aaron Dunham born April 25, 1836, married Marie Baliff;
           Harriett Ann born February 1839, married William Bowker Preston;
           George Washington born February 1, 1840, married Luna Young, married Fannie Young;
           Moses born February 2, 1842, married Letitia Ann Farr;
           Hyrum born November 25, 1844;
           Hezekiah born 1846;
           Virginia born March 7, 1861.
   Family resided Sacramento, California, and Logan, Utah.
   Married:	Jane Amy Baugh October 5, 1869. Salt Lake City (daughter of George G. Baugh and Elizabeth Furneaux), who was born November 25, 1851, Birmingham, England.
   Their children:
           Evangeline twin, born October 22, 1870;
           Ada, twin, born October 22, 1870, died;
           Samuel B. born January 11, 1872, married Verna Lufkin, married Maud Bowen;
           Wilford Woodruff born February 17, 1874;
           Orson Pratt born August 19, 1876, married Nettie E. Reeder.

Seventy; missionary to Sweetwater 1848, to bring immigrants. Indian war veteran. Built first mill in Cache county. Merchant; banker; stockman; miller. Philanthropist. Died April 23, 1879. Logan. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 83
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1205
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Hezekiah Thatcher's Timeline

August 25, 1808
Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, United States
August 10, 1829
Age 20
Berkeley County, WV
July 1830
Age 21
Ganotown, Berkeley, VA
July 28, 1831
Age 22
Clark County, OH
November 14, 1833
Age 25
Springfield, Clark, OH
October 22, 1834
Age 26
Springfield, Clark, Ohio
April 30, 1837
Age 28
Springfield, Sangamon, IL
February 11, 1839
Age 30
Springville, Sangamon, IL
February 1, 1840
Age 31
Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, United States