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Richard Cecil Hatcher 



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Richard Cecil Hatcher
8/17/1890 - 3/31/1933
Richard Cecil Hatcher was born on August 17, 1890 in Nashville, Texas and died on March 31, 1933 in Beeville, Texas. He lived to be 42 years old.

He married Katie Ann Caswell on 2/12/1912 in Berclair, TX
His family was from from Tennessee. Richard is from the John Landon line of Hatchers, traced back to William "The Immigrant" Hatcher, who arrived in the New World in 1676.
Census7/5/1900 Beeville TX (Bee County) 9 yrs old 
B. L. Hatcher (age34 -April 1866), Mary Hatcher (19 -Aug. 1880), Clara Von Hatcher (9 mo.-Aug.1899), Richard Hatcher (10 -Aug.1889), (sister-n-law)Lou Williams (17 -Nov. 1882), (sister-n-law)Stella Williams (8 -July 1891)& (sister-n-law)Vernie Williams (4 -Nov. 1895). All were born in TX, as were thier parents. B.L. was married before for 11 years. He a Mary have been married 3 and have one child.He is a farmer. Lou, Stella and Vernie attend school.  
Military6/1/1917 TX (Washington County) 26 yrs old 
Name: Richard C Hatcher, County: Washington, State: Texas, Birthplace: Nashville,Tennessee;United States of America, Birth Date: 17 Aug 1890,He is tall, slinder build, Brown hair and blue eyes. Race: Caucasian (White), Emploryer: R.L. Adams in Chappell Hill, Texas. Dependants: Wife and 2 children. FHL Roll Number: 1983773  
Census4/12/1930 Precinct 1 TX (Bee County) 39 yrs old 
#26 -Richard C. Hatcher (age38), Katie A. Hatcher (38), Leroy S. Hatcher (15), Shirley R. Hatcher (10), Mary A. Hatcher (9), Martha V. Hatcher (4 1/2) & Clarence F. Hatcher (3). Richard was born in TN,as were his parents. Katie was born in FL, her father was born in FL, mother in GA. They have been married 19 years. Richard is a farmer.They rent thier home. The children were born in TX.  

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5 1895 Wireless telegraph and the "antenna" are invented but it covers a very short distance.
7 1897 First ship to shore message is sent using an improved form of wireless telegraph
10 1900 The cause of yellow fever is discovered. It is proven that the fever is spread by mosquitoes. This rallies an effort to provide better mosquito control.
10 1900 Freud publishes his book "The Interpretation of Dreams"
11 1901 First transatlantic wireless telegraph is sent.
12 1902 The first Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil is discovered.
13 1903 Wright Brothers complete the first successful flight with an airplane at Kitty Hawk
14 1904 The first vacuum tube diode is invented by Fleming
16 1906 Electrons are discovered by Thomson
16 1906 Kellogg sells the first box of Corn Flakes
16 1906 The triode vacuum tube is invented
22 1912 The unsinkable Titanic sinks on its first trip to New York drowning 1,513 people.
23 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
24 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
33 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
33 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
34 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
36 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
37 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
38 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
18 1908 NEWS HEADLINES: Henry Ford produces the first Model T automobile
22 1912 White residents of Forsyth County, GA, drive the black population out.
23 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
27 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
29 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
19 1909 The National Association for Advancement of Colored People is formed (NAACP)
20 1910 Boy Scout and Girl Scout Organizations are introduced in America and the concept of a "week end" meaning time off from regular work begins to take root. The British Empire covers 1/5th of the world land area.
37 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
39 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
40 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
42 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
43 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
19 1909 The "Piltdown Man" hoax -- a fake archeological discovery announced by dishonest scientists who wanted to "prove" that human beings had evolved in Europe
24 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
27 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
29 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
30 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.

Katie Caswell
Born on August 6, 1890 and died on an unknown day in April 1976.
They were married 2/12/1912.

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Shirley Ruth Hatcher
Born in Washington Co., Texas on August 5, 1919 and died in Rockdale, Texas on February 16, 2001. She was 81 years old.

She married Mr. Hollander....
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