The Descendents Of John
Contributed by Robert E Hatcher
The information contained within came from Miss Ira Lee Hatcher. She copied it from the Bible of John Hatcher III several years ago. At this time the Bible cannot be located.
Additional information in parenthesis (not found in the Bible) has been added by Robert E Hatcher.
John Hatcher, born December 3, 1821, died November 19, 1907 at old home place (near Oak Grove Community and Wesley Chapel Church, Geneva Co. Alabama ) Married Martha (Ann) Elizabeth Culverhouse who was born September 3, 1828, died February 6, 1912, also at the old home place.(John and Martha were married July 10,1847, Crawford County, Ga)
John Hatcher came from Georgia not far from Macon (My grandfather, Green Madison Hatcher, told me that they came from Dooly County, Georgia to Barnes Cross Roads, Dale County, Alabama. Census records show that this was abt. 1858)
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John And Martha had twelve children as follows;
Her father was John Floid Martin b.September 18, 1830, died September 25, 1921. Her mother was Aquila Mathews, b. October 24, 1834 died Nov. 12, 1917. Her brothers and sisters were: James Elisha, Angus, Margaret ("Sis"), Emmer Jane, John, Mary, Matt, Fanny (Sarah Frances married William S. Fulford).
John Floid Martin's father was James L.Martin b. in South Carolina; his mother was Sarah Smith, dau. of Alexander Smith. They were married in Jasper Co. Georgia.
Aquila Mathews parents were Elisha Mathews b.March 15, 1803 d. July 4, 1889 and Lacy Dowling, b. November 23, 1804 d. October 25, 1884. Her grand parents were Reverend Dempsey Dowling b. December 14,1783 d. April 26, 1865, and Martha b. March 4, 1787. Both are buried at old "Clay Bank Creek Church"
George Cicero Hatcher and Susan Rebecca Martin had eight children who were:
John Willie married Arcadie Brackin b. June 7, 1876 d. September 16,1927. Their children were:
Arcadie Brackin died and John Willie married (2) Quida Pelham Hughes. They did not have children.
Eddie C. Hatcher married Carrie Trotia Burch b. Aug. 30, 1877, d. May 17, 1934. Their children were :
Obed Hatcher married Annie Young of Dothan, Alabama. They had one daughter, Flora b. June 7, 1906. Annie died when Flora was a little girl . Flora was raised by her Grandmother. She lives in Washington and has never married. Obed married (2) Irma Gay Harmon of Merediam, Miss. She contracted tuberculosis and died. Obed also died of T.B. shortly after.
Marvin McKever Hatcher married Ray Lee. They lived near Hartford in Geneva County. There children were:
Reginald Marvin married Thelma Jones. Their children were a boy and a girl (Reginald Marvin Jr.1941, and Emily Alice , 1945.)
Dorothy married R. Tullis and had one son, Allen.
Harold Amos married Minnie (Pippin) in Cookville, Tn. (They have a son named Harold).
Lenora marrid Kess Forester. They had two children, divorced, and she married (2) Benton Foy. They have one son and live in Dothan, Alabama.
Rosemond married Chalmers W. Anderson of Macon, Ga. They had 2 girls and live in Inverness, Fl.
Evelyn married Bill Brooks. After Bill died she married (2) Causby Calhoun. They had a daughter.
Hartwell Lee (b. 1922 d. 1991) married Martha Guilford (1926). They had a girl and 2 boys.
Margaret married Rube Garrett.
Ettie Mae Hatcher, daughter of George Cicero Hatcher and Susan Rebecca Martin, married Dr. William Albritton Parrish of Midland City. They had no children, but after Ettie Mae's sister, Dovie Adelia, died leaving a baby ten days old,Dovie Rebeca, Ettie and William took her and raised her. They did not adopt her until after she was 21. Dovie Adelia signed her own adoption papers.
Dr. Parrish born July 31, 1876, Chapel Hill, Texas. (His father John Wesley Parrish, native of Echo, Dale Co, Alabama, lived in Ozark, Alabama, where he was associated with the "Southern Star" newspaper, moved to Chapel Hill, Texas, and died about 1880. His widow, Sarah, and the children moved back to Dale Co. tTey had at least three children: John E. Parrish, James A. Parrish, and William Albritton. William Albritton Parrish graduated from South East Alabama Agricultural College at Abbeville in 1900, taught school a few years, then studied Medicine and graduated from The University of Nashville Medical College, 1909. Dr. Parrish married (1) Emma Hughes daughter of Thomas Hughes and Laura F. Flenner at Nashville, December 25, 1909. They had three children, Mary, Lucile and Emmett, before she died.)
Alvin James Carley: Alvin's name was just Alvin and when he got up to be a good size boy he decided he wanted a double name so he added James Carley. Alvin James Carley Hatcher b. April 16, 1885 d. August 18, 1948. He married Edna Register, daughter of Sidney Register, a Methodist Minister of Oak Grove community, near Hartford,Alabama. Their children were:
Dovie Adelia b. May 4, 1891 d. May 4, 1928 lived near Hartford at the old home place. She married Henry McCrone and had two children:
Obedience Caroline Hatcher married John Stones. They had no children, but they took an orphan boy named John Willie Briley and raised him. He was b. May 8, 1879.
John Sanders Hatcher married Nicy Metcalf. Their children were:
Nicy Metcalf was the daughter of John William Metcalf b. May 4, 1815 d. 7 June 1872 and Sarah Ann Stroud, b. March 4, 1816 d. March 1886. They owned and operated Metcalf''s Mill at Skipperville, Dale, Alabama. Their other children were: Mary, Hampton A., Green, Marion Lafayette, Sarah Ann, John A., M.I. who died young, Anthony Wayne, Warren, Dallas George, Madison, and Isaac Washington, (from "The Metcalf Family", by Clayton Metcalf)
Nicy Metcalf died July 20, 1896, (in wagon accident at St. Paul Methodist Church, where she is buried. John Sanders Hatcher and Nicy Metcalf were my great grand parents) and John married (2) Pency Ellen Lucas Flowers. They had one child, Ruby Ione, b. November 16,1905 (Ellen Flowers had two sons by a previous marriage, Cecil and Dewitt Flowers)
Jerramier James (Jim) Hatcher married Georgia Anne Royals. Their children were:
Submitter's note: I have a lot of information on William Tillman and Annie Babb, but very little on the other children of Jerramier and Georgia Anne Royals from Sweetgum Head. If you have any information on this family, please contact me:
Marianne (Mary Ann) married Franklin Palmer. Their children were:
Francis Marion Hatcher married Sarah Ann Chance. Their children were:
Marthann Elizabeth b. November 7, 1862 died August 5, 1867
Laura Victoria married Joseph Smith. Their children were:
William Robert (Bob) married Winnie Cross. Their children were:
Charles Ephram Hatcher married Morgan Doswell January 1891. Their children were:
Martha Morgan Doswell died and Charles E. Hatcher married Lura Snider Coleman. She had three children by a previous marriage, Margaret Coleman, Edith Coleman, and Sam Coleman.
Thomas Wesley Hatcher married Ida King (Idella). Their children were:
Last updated October 8, 1998