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Francis Lewis Hatch
Full Name: Francis Lewis Hatch
Date of birth: 1822
Date of death: October 5, 1881

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 31 Nov 3, 1851 - Feb 16, 1852 4th (1)     Unknown / Walker   Walker

(1) Hillary M. Crabb, sworn 1/10/1853, succeeded Francis L. Hatch, resigned after Regular Session. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • "He occupied many positions of public trust in the Republic of Texas. When Texas became a state of the Union, Col. Hatch was made Major General of the Middle Division . . ." Biographical sketch in obituary of wife, Eliza A. Hatch, Colusa Daily Sun (Colusa, California), 2/27/1907, p. 1, col. 3. California Digital Newspaper Collection.
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1850 - Frank Hatch, Walker County, age 28, born circa 1822 in Alabama, lawyer, in household with Eliza Hatch and Tryon Hatch.
    Census of 1860 - Francis L. Hatch, Marysville, Yuba County, California, age 38, born circa 1822 in Alabama, lawyer, in household with Liza A. Hatch and Tryon Hatch.
    Census of 1870 - F.L. Hatch, Gilroy, Santa Clara, California, age 47, born circa 1823 in Alabama, lawyer, in household with Eliza A. Hatch.
    Census of 1880 - F.L. Hatch, Colusa, Colusa County, California, age 58, born circa 1822 in Mississippi, lawyer, wife Eliza Hatch, son Tryon Hatch. FamilySearch. 1850 1860 1870
  • Francis Lewis Hatch, death date 10/5/1881, burial in Colusa Community Cemetery, Colusa, Colusa County, California. Includes portrait, obituary from Daily Alta California 10/6/1881. Find a Grave.
  • Notice of move to California, The Lone Star and Southern Watch Tower (Washington, Texas), 6/12/1852, p. 1, crediting the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. "General F.L. Hatch . . . The General was our Representative in the Legislature." Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Committee Informationtop
    4th R.S. - 1851
    Education (Chair) 
    Public Printing  

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