This is from the New England Historical & Genealogical Register, Vol. 70, page 258-259, and from the Scituate, Mass. vital records and Pembroke, Mass. vital records:
Elder William Hatch (William, Thomas, John the Younger, Thomas, Thomas, John) of Ashford, Wye and Sandwich, county Kent, England, and of Scituate in the Plymouth Colony, Mass., woolen draper and merchant, born about 1598, died at Scituate, 6 Nov. 1651.He probably married 1st to -- , and by her had son, Walter (who states in his will he was 59 and was therefore born in 1623).William married secondly, probably at Thanington, near Canterbury, county Kent, England, by license on 9 July 1624 to Jane Young, of Thanington, born about 1596, who married secondly at Scituate on 31 March 1653 to Thomas King of Scituate (who succeeded William Hatch in the position of Elder) and died at Scituate 8 October, 1653.Her parentage has not yet been discovered but it is likely that Edward Young of Thanington, one of the bondsmen on the marriage license, was a kinsman and possibly her brother.
About 1634 William Hatch removed from Wye to Sandwich in county Kent, England.He embarked for America for the first time in March, 1634/5, sailing from Sandwich on the ship "Hercules" with his wife, Jane, 5 children and 6 servants.William Hatch and his family settled at Scituate, Mass. where he built a house on Kent Street, and was admitted a freeman on Jan. 5, 1635/6.He returned to England, but came back to New England in April 1638 on the ship "Castle".In 1643 he was chosen ruling elder of the Second Church of Scituate and in August of that year he and his sons, Walter and John, appear on a list of men able to bear arms (meaning they were between 16 and 60).
2.Walter HATCH, son of William, shipwright, was b. in England about 1623 and died in Scituate, Mass. in March 1701.He married 1st to Elizabeth Holbrook, daughter of Thomas and Jane Holbrook of Weymouth, Mass. on May 6, 1650.He married second at Marshfield, Mass. on Aug. 5, 1674 to Mary -- (last name obliterated in records.Possibly 'Constable').No issue by second wife.Children of Walter & Elizabeth, all b. in Scituate:
1.Hannah, b. March 3, 1651
2.Samuel, b. Dec. 22, 1653
3.Jane, b. March 7, 1655
4.Antipas, b. Oct. 26, 1658.Became of 'unsound mind'.
5.Bethia, b. March 31, 1661, died unmarried.
6.John, b. July 8,1664, died 1737
7.Israel, b. March 25, 1667
8.Joseph, b. Dec. 9, 1669
Samuel Hatch, son of Walter, farmer and shipwright, b. Dec. 22, 1653, died June 1735 in Scituate, Mass., age 81.Name of wife unknown.(The 'History of Scituate' says he married Mary Doty)Children, all b. in Scituate:
1.Samuel, b. Nov. 10, 1678
2.Josiah, b. May 30, 1680
3.Hannah, b. Feb. 17, 1682
4.Ebenezer, b. April 6, 1684
5.Isaac, b. Dec. 20, 1687
6.Elizabeth, b. June 16, 1690
7.Elisha, b. Nov. 7, 1692
8.Ezekiel, b. May 14, 1695
9.Desire, b. Sept. 25, 1698
Isaac Hatch, b. Dec. 20, 1687, died in Nov. 1759 in Pembroke, Mass.Had 7 children.He married 1st to Lydia Clift of Marshfield, Mass. on Aug. 9, 1716.He married 2nd to Penelope Ewell on Jan. 7, 1724 in Scituate, Mass.She died Jan. 13, 1775 in Pembroke, Mass., "in her 59th year".
Isaac Hatch Jr., son of Isaac and Lydia, bapt. Sept. 30, 1722 in Scituate, Mass.He married Sarah Cushing on Nov. 28, 1763 in Pembroke, Mass.Isaac Hatch, deacon, died Dec. 9, 1799 in Pembroke, Mass., in his 83rd year.Sarah Hatch, widow of Isaac, died May 30, 1804 in Pembroke, Mass., in her 82nd year.