Fred, I too am from this line of Gotchers.And also like you I have tried to find a connection to the Gotchers that were massacred at Raab's Creek, with no luck.However I do want to let you know about the connection that we share.
My line is:
HENRY GOTCHER SR. AND Rachel LARKEN - parents of Joshua GOTCHER, William Alfred GOTCHER, Thomas GOTCHER , Samuel GOTCHER , James GOTCHER , Henry GOTCHER ,Martha GOTCHER AND Mary GOTCHER .
William Alfred GOTCHER and Mary Ann BROYLESparents of Mary GOTCHER , James D GOTCHER,Wesley W GOTCHER,William Alfred GOTCHER,Joshua Broyles GOTCHER,Hugh Brown GOTCHER and .Artemicia GOTCHER
Hugh Brown GOTCHERand Malinda Sinea HAVINSparentsofHenry GOTCHER, Sarah Jane GOTCHER,Matilda A GOTCHER,James Andrew GOTCHER,Louisa GOTCHER,Mary Frances GOTCHER .
2nd wife of Hugh Brown Gotcher,Emily ROWEparents of Jessie W GOTCHER
Sarah Jane GOTCHER and Alvin Boliver HAVINSparents ofMalinda Ann HAVINS , David Hamilton HAVINSand Minerva 'Minnie' Frances HAVINS.
David Hamilton HAVINSand Susan Isabel SMITHparents of ) Martha 'Mattie' HAVINS, Ethel HAVINS,,Ettie HAVINS,Effie HAVINS,, David Hebert HAVINS,and Mamie Annie HAVINS.
David Hebert HAVINS and Myrtle Ivy BELLparents of L. V. Herbert HAVINS, Reginald Elton HAVINS, Decil Thomas HAVINS, Dorothy HAVINS,
Muriel Ophelis HAVINS, David Hamilton HAVINS, Willie Leon HAVINS, and Billy Ray HAVINS.
David Hamilton HAVINS Sr. and Maxcine G.MCANALLYHavinsparents of Troy Eugene Havins, Melba Darlene Havins, Elizabeth (Libby) Havins, David Hamilton Havins Jr., Susan Irene Havins, Roger Dale Havins and Gay Lynn Havins
Let me know if youfind any more info. Or a lead to the Gotcher’ s massacre.