Biography - Frederick Tatch

Frederick F. TATCH, farmer, P. O. Witt, son of John N. and Emeline (SWEET) TATCH; the former, who was Captain of a whaling vessel, was born in Germany October 22, 1813, and died in Macoupin County, Ill., September 14, 1859; the latter was born in Vermont November 22, 1820, and died in Macoupin County, Ill., June 20, 1871. Our subject, who is the third of a family of seven children, was born in Fair Haven, Mass., November 7, 1846; he received a fair education in Macoupin County, Ill.; has been a farmer all his life. He was married, in Hillsboro, Montgomery County, November 13, 1873, to Miss L. F. MAY, born in Roane County, Tenn., July 31, 1857, daughter of Robert C. and Alvira (HALL) MAY; from this union six children have been born - William H., Bertie, Vira Estella, Myra Lucilla, Charles M. and Hervey O. Mr. TATCH served in Company I, One Hundred and Twenty-seventh Illinois Infantry, during the war, participating in the engagements at Nashville, Tenn. He is a member of the Presbyterian Church, and of the A., F. & A. M.; in politics, he is a Republican.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 316.

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