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John Hatch

Birthplace: Of Tenterden, , Kent, England
Death: March 21, 1628 (68-77)
Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Of, Tenterden, Kent, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Hatch, V and Joane Brissenden
Husband of Private and Dorothy Hatche
Brother of Winnifred Hatch; Ellynor Chittenden; Walter Hatch; William Isaac Hatch, I; Thomas Hatch and 2 others

Occupation: Yeoman
Managed by: Private User
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Immediate Family

About John Hatch

John Hatch [Parents] 1 was born about 1555. He died 2 about 1628/1629. He married Dorothy Philpott.

English Origins of New England Families from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volumes I-III, Genealogical Publishing Co, Inc: Baltimore, 1984. Volume I p 245 The Will of John Hatche of Tenterden in the County of Kent, yeoman, 23 March 1628/9. To my wife Dorothy Hatch 100 pounds, wearing apparel, plate, furniture, cattle, poultry, grain, cloth, and all my books. To my brother William Hatch's children as follows: to his second son Thomas Hatch 10 pounds and all sums he owes me, and at his death to all his children 50 pounds equally divided, at twenty-one. To his now youngest son William Hatch 50 pounds, and if he die before recieving his legacy reversion to his children at twenty-one, equally divided. To his daughter Elizabeth, wife of Robert Soan of Brasted, 10 pounds, and at her death to her children 40 pounds, equally divided. To his second daughter Judith, wife of Joseph Osborne of Ashford, 60 pounds, and to her son Jeremy Osborne at twenty-one 5 pounds. To his third daughter Margarett, widow of William Wood of Tenterden 20 pounds. To his fourth daughter Mary, wife of William Shusall of New Romney, 22s. To his youngest daughter Anne Hatch 30 pounds at twenty-one, she not to marry without the consent of her brothers John and William Hatch. If she do as her sister Shusall did, without their and my consent, then she shall have only 22s. To my sister Winnifrithe's children as follows: To her eldest son Thomas Huckstepp 15 pounds, and to her other son John Huckstepp 30 pounds. If John die, reversion to his sons Stephen and Nathanaell, equally divided, at the age of twenty-one. To her eldest daughter Joane, widow of Robert Numan late of Crayford deceased, 20s. and a silver spoon which I had of Mr. Chapman, and to her children at twenty-one 10s. each. To her second daughter Anne, wife of WIlliam Snatte of Hunto [Hunton], 20s., and to Anna Snatte her daughter 20s. at twenty-one. To her third daughter Susan, wife of Benjamin Robus of Kennarton, 5 pounds, and to her sons and daughters Thomas Ramkyn, William Rambyn [sic], and Mary Rankin [sic], Katherine Robus, Lidia Robus, and Susan Robus 20s. each at twenty-one. 'Alsoe I do giue vnto Lidia Tilden wiffe of Nathaniell Tilden my sister's Youngest daughter' 10 pounds and to her children Thomas, Joseph, Mary, Sarah, Judeth, and Lidia 20 pounds equally divided, to be paid at tweny-one. To my sister Katherine's children as follows: to her eldest son John Dunke 10 pounds and to each of his children 40s. at twenty-one. To her second son, William Dunke, 20 pounds. To her youngest son, Daniel Dunk, 30 pounds. To her daughter Ann, wife of Robert Glover, a silver spoon and to each of her children 40s. each. To Katherine May, daughter of Martin Maye of Ould Romney, that he had by Margaret Donck, my sister Katherine's daughter, 10 pounds. To her daugher, Elizabeth Hubbard, wife of ____ Hubbard, 20 pounds. To my sister, Ellynor Chittenden, 22s, and to her children as follows: To her eldest son, Thomas Chittenden 30 pounds, to her second son John Chittenden 50 pounds, to her youngest son, William Chittenden 30 pounds. To her son Nathaniel Chittenden's son, Nathaniel, 20 pounds at twenty-one. To my wife's sister's daughter Elizabeth Pargiter a silver spoon and a 'spurr Ryall.' To Peeter Philpott, my wife's brother, a 'spurr Royal' and to Thomas Philpott, her half-brother, 10s. To Stephen Huckstep 'my books of Mr. Caluins [Calvin's] sermons upon Galathians.' To Robert Chittenden, 10s. To Nathaniell Tilden, William Snatte, Benjamyn Robus, Robert Glover, Robert son of Joseph Osbane, and Thomas Smith that have married my kinswomen, 10s. each as a token of my love. To Mr. Warren of Sandwich late lecturer of Benenden 3 pounds. 'Alsoe I doe giue vnto Mr. Lotropp late mynister of Eggerton fforty shillings.' To Thomas Brattell my wife's half-brother. To James Willes 10s. and to his wife Mary my wife's brother's daughter 20s. and to their daughter Dorothie Wills 10s. at the age of twenty-one. To brother Peeter Philpott's sons Thomas Philpott of Arundell and John Philpott of Tenterden 5s. each. To Thomas, son of my brother Thomas Philpott of Rochester, 20s. To my uncle Peeter Ware 5 pounds. To John Hatch of Mayfile [Mayfield, Sussex], my brother William Hatch's eldest son, certain household goods [named] and a feather bed which was my own father's. The residue of all my goods to the said John Hatch, sole executor. [Signed] John Hatche Witnesses: Francis Smith, Daniell Benison, and Job Cushman. My Will regarding all my lands. My messuage, buildings, and lands in Tenterden on the dens of Elarinden, Ealvinden, Shrobcot, Donny, and Preston, and my gardens and lands in Tenterden to John Hatch, son of my brother William, he paying my debts, legacies, and the following annuities: To wife Dorothy 4 pounds a year jointure and a further twenty pounds a year for life. To my brother William Hatch's son Thomas and his daughter Elizabeth Soane 4 pounds a year each for life. To Joane Numan, sister Wynifrith's daughter, 40s. a year for life. 'To Liddia Tilden wiffe of Nathaniell Tilden forty shillings a yeare during the tearme of her naturall liffe.' To Anna wife of Robert Glover, my sister Katherine's daughter, 40s. a year fo life. If John Hatch die before the legacies be paid, my loving cousins John Huckstepp, William Hatch, William Donck, and John Chittenden to sell my lands on the dens of Donny and Shrobscot, and to each of them for their pains 10 pounds : After the legacies and annuities are paid, the remainder of the money to John Hatch, son of my said cousin [nephew], John Hatch. [Signed] John Hatch Witnesses: Fraunces Smith, Daniell Benison, and Job Cushman. Record of probate unfinished. (Consistory of Canterbury, vol 49, fo 279)


  • The New England historical and genealogical register, Volume 70 By Henry Fitz-Gilbert Waters, New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • The Will of JOHN AT HECCHE of Sellyng next Monks Horton [co. Kent], 15 November 1464. .... etc.
  • The Will of ELIONER HACCHE of the parish of Sellinge, co. Kent, 1 November 1519. .... etc.
  • The Will of THOMAS HACHE, the elder of Sellyng besids Horton Monkyn, co. Kent, 12 December 1530. .... etc.
  • The Will of JOHN HATCHE of Sellynge besids Horton Monks, co. Kent, 13 April 1535. .... etc.
  • The Will of THOMAS HACHE of Mersham, co. Kent, 16 January 1556 [1556/7]. .... etc.
  • The Will of WILLYAM HATCHE of Mersham, co. Kent, Myllwright, 28 January 1571 [1571/2]. .... etc.
  • The Will of STEVEN HATCHE of the parish of Sellinge next Horton, co. Kent, yeoman, 10 December 1606. .... etc.
  • The Will of THOMAS HATCH of the parish of St. Peters in Canterbury, co. Kent, yeoman, 27 December, 9 James I [1611]. .... etc.
  • The nuncupative Will of MARGARET ALLEN ALS HATCH [in the Calendar called "Margaret Allen als Hatch als King of Canterbury"], 20 October 1626. .... etc.
  • The Will of JOHN HATCHE of Tenterden, co. Kent, yeoman, 23 March 1628 [1628/9]. .... etc.
  • The Will of DOROTHIE HATCH of Hollingbourne, co. Kent, widow, 13 August 1638. .... etc.
  • 1. JOHN AT HECCHE, of Sellinge, in the hundred of Street, co. Kent, the testator of 1464, was born probably about 1415 and died not earlier than 15 Nov. 1464. He married Agnes —— , who was living when his will was made. He was probably a miller. He was undoubtedly descended from
  • .... etc.
  • some of the Atte Hacches found in the hundred of Calehill, in the subsidies of 1327-8 and 1372-3. These subsidies do not name the parishes in which the persons assessed lived; but the hundred of Calehill comprised the parishes of Charing, Westwell, Egerton, Little Chart, and Pluckley, as well as parts of several other parishes. Contemporary with the above John at Hecche of Sellinge were several of the name in Charing, probably his brothers and cousins, who left wills not given in this article. The mention of his lands in Westwell and Charing places his origin in that ancient Atte Hacche family, and he is the first of the name in Sellinge or vicinity of whom record has been found. His will names his wife Agnes and three sons.
  • Children :
    • 2. i. THOMAS, b. probably abt. 1442.
    • ii. JOHN, b. probably abt. 1444.
    • iii. WILLIAM, b. probably abt. 1446.
  • 2. THOMAS AT HECCHE (John), of Sellinge, co. Kent, was born about 1442, as he was at least twenty-one in 1464, when his father appointed him one of the executors of his will, but was then under twenty-four. No will or administration of his estate has been found. He succeeded to a portion of his father's lands in Sellinge, and doubtless married soon after his father's death, becoming the father of a family of whom only one child is known.
  • Child:
    • 3. i. THOMAS, b. probably abt. 1465.
  • 3. THOMAS HACHE (Thomas, John), of Sellinge, co. Kent, the testator of 1530, was born probably about 1465. He held the manor of Hodyford, was assessed as "Thomas Hatche the elder" in the hundred of Street, in the subsidy of 1524, and died between 12 Dec. 1530 and 31 Dec. 1534. The name of his wife has not been found, but six children are named in his will in 1530.
  • Children:
    • i. WILLIAM, b. abt. 1488; succeeded to the manor of Hodyford and other lands under the will of his father. Child: 1. Agnes, mentioned in her grandfather's will in 1530.
    • 4. ii. JOHN THE ELDER, b. abt. 1490.
    • iii. AGNES.
    • iv. THOMAS, not mentioned in his father's will in 1530, and therefore probably deceased before that year. His existence is inferred from the fact that his supposed father, Thomas Hache, is called "Thomas Hatche the elder" in the subsidy of 1524.
    • 5. v. JOHN THE YOUNGER, b. probably abt. 1495.
    • vi. MARGARET.
    • vii. ALICE.
  • 4. JOHN HACHE THE ELDER (Thomas, Thomas, John), born probably about 1490, died before 1 Nov. 1519. He married ELEANOR —— , the testatrix of 1519, who died between 1 Nov. and 12 Dec. 1519, having named two children in her will.
  • Children :
    • 6. i. THOMAS, b. probably abt. 1513.
    • ii. AGNES, b. probably abt. 1515; living in 1530.
  • 5. JOHN HATCHE THE YOUNGER (Thomas, Thomas, John), of Sellinge, co. Kent, the testator of 1535, born probably about 1495, died between 13 Apr. 1535 and 26 Apr. 1536. His wife, whose name is unknown, is mentioned in his will. By the will of his father, proved in 1534, he succeeded to lands and tenements in Sellinge, including a "new house," which in the following year he devised to his three sons. His five eldest children are named in the will of his father.
  • Children:
    • i. JOHANE, b. probably abt. 1521.
    • ii. AGNES, b. probably abt. 1523.
    • 7. iii. THOMAS, b. probably abt. 1525.
    • iv. ALICE, b. probably abt. 1527.
    • v. JOHN, b. probably abt. 1529; perhaps the John Hatche of Tenterden, co. Kent, whose wife Agnes was bur. there 26 Jan. 1588/9.
    • vi. STEPHEN, the testator of 1606, b. probably abt. 1532; d. s.p. between 10 Dec. 1606 and 9 Mar. 1607/8; m. by licence of 5 Dec. 1603, perhaps as his second wife, ELIZABETH GOLDSMITH of Maidstone, co. Kent. dau. of John and Ann. She m. (2) by licence of 11 Aug. 1608 Samuel Pady of Maidstone, gentleman. Stephen Hatche is mentioned in his father's will of 1535, but not in his grandfather's will of 1530. He passed his life in his ancestral parish of Sellinge, co. Kent. In 1592 he was the defendant in a suit in the Court of Requests. Since he had no issue, he devised his lands to the sons of his brother Thomas (7) .
  • 6. THOMAS HACHE (John the Elder, Thomas, Thomas, John), of Sellinge and Mersham, co. Kent, millwright, the testator of 1556/7, born probably about 1513, died between 16 Jan. 1556/7 and 16 Feb. 1557/8. He is named in the will of his uncle, John Hatche the Younger, in 1535. He married MARGARET —— , who survived him, together with two sons, who are named in his will.
  • Children:
    • 8. i. WILLIAM, b. probably abt. 1537.
    • ii. JOHN.
  • 7. THOMAS HATCHE (John the Younger, Thomas, Thomas, John), of Sellinge and Tenterden, co. Kent, born probably about 1525, died intestate before 13 Oct. 1568, when administration on his estate was granted to his widow. He married, about 1552, JOANE —— , who married secondly, before 25 Oct. 1574, Richard Brissenden. Thomas Hatche was churchwarden at Tenterden in 1565. The account of Joane Hatch alias Brissenden, administratrix, exhibited 25 Oct. 1574, names four daughters of Thomas Hatche, and the names of his three sons appear in the will of his brother, Stephen Hatche of Sellinge, in 1606. The will of his eldest son, John Hatche, of 1628/9, names the children, grandchildren, and even some great-grandchildren of Thomas Hatche.
  • Children :
    • i. WINIFRED, b. abt. 1553; bur. at Tenterden, co. Kent, 6 Oct. 1592; m. (1) at Tenterden, 18 June 1576, RICHARD WILLS; m. (2) at Tenterden, 14 Feb. 1583/4,* STEPHEN HUCKSTEP. Children by first husband: 1. Joane, bapt. at Tenterden 23 June 1577; m. Robert Numan of Crayford; had issue. 2. Anne, b. in 1578; m. 25 May 1602 William Snatte of Hunton; had issue. 3. Susan, bapt. at Tenterden 15 Feb. 1579/80; m. (1) —— Rankin; m. (2) Benjamin Robus of "Kennarton" [? Kennardington] ; had issue by both husbands. 4. John, bapt. at Tenterden 23 July 1582; bur. there 14 Nov. 1582. Children by second husband: 5. Thomas, bapt. at Tenterden 22 Nov. 1584. 6. John, bapt. at Tenterden 22 May 1586; m., and had issue. 7. Lydia, bapt. at Tenterden 11 Feb. 1587/8; m. abt. 1607 Nathaniel Tilden; emigrated with her husband and children to New England in Mar. 1634/5.†
    • ii. JOHN, of Tenterden, co. Kent, yeoman, the testator of 1628/9, b. abt. 1555; bur. at Tenterden 31 Mar. 1629; m. DOROTHY PHILPOTT, the testatrix of 1638, who d. between 13 Aug. and 1 Nov.
    • .... etc.
    • 1638. No issue. The will of John Hatche names his brothers and sisters, their children, and many of their grandchildren.
    • iii. KATHARINE, b. abt. 1557; d. before 1628/9; m. —— DUNKE. Children: 1. John, m. and had issue. 2. William. 3. Daniel. 4. Ann, m. Robert Glover; had issue. 5. Margaret, m. Martin May of Old Romney; had issue. 6. Elizabeth, m. —— Hubbard.
    • iv. ELEANOR, b. abt. 1559; living 1628/9; m. —— CHITTENDEN. Children: 1. Thomas. 2. John. 3. Nathaniel, m., and had issue. 4. William.
    • v. ELIZABETH, b. abt. 1561; living in 1574; evidently d. s.p., as neither she nor any descendants are named in the will of her brother, John Hatche, in 1628/9.
    • 9. vi. WILLIAM, bapt. at Tenterden 9 Dec. 1563.
    • vii. THOMAS, of Tenterden and Canterbury, co. Kent, the testator of 1611, bapt. at Tenterden 30 June 1565; d. between 27 Dec. 1611 and 5 June 1613; m. by licence of 22 Sept. 1587 MARGARET KING of Cranbrook, co. Kent, widow, who m. (3) by licence of 2 Apr. 1614 John Allen of Canterbury, gentleman, and was the testatrix of 1626. Thomas Hatche was churchwarden at Tenterden in 1599, and was later of the parish of St. Peter, Canterbury. Children: 1. A daughter, bur. unbapt. at Tenterden 20 Nov. 1589. 2. Joane, b. abt. 1591; d. s.p. before 1626; m. at Ashford, 30 Mar. 1609, William Watmer, gentleman.
  • 8. WILLIAM HATCHE (Thomas, John the Elder, Thomas, Thomas, John), .... etc. ____________________
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John Hatch's Timeline

Of Tenterden, , Kent, England
Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom
March 21, 1628
Age 73
Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom
March 31, 1629
Age 73
Of, Tenterden, Kent, England
September 1, 1914
Age 73
September 1, 1914
Age 73
September 1, 1914
Age 73
September 1, 1914
Age 73
November 19, 1914
Age 73