Reuben Hatch was born at Preston, Connecticut, July 7, 1763, and came to Norwich at an early age with his father, Joseph Hatch. He entered Dartmouth College in 1782, but was unable to complete his course of studies there by reason of ill health. Afterwards he turned his attention to agricultural pursuits and became a
A Narrative of the captivity of Nehemiah How, who was taken by the Indians at the Great Meadow Fort above Fort Dummer, where he was an inhabitant, October 11th, 1745. Giving an account of what he met with in his traveling to Canada, and while he was in prison there. Together with an account of Mr. How’s death at Canada. Exceedingly valuable for the many items of exact intelligence therein recorded, relative to so many of the present inhabitants of New England, through those friends who endured the hardships of captivity in the mountain deserts and the damps of loathsome prisons. Had the author lived to have returned, and published his narrative himself, he doubtless would have made it far more valuable, but he was cut off while a prisoner, by the prison fever, in the fifty-fifth year of his age, after a captivity of one year, seven months, and fifteen days. He died May 25th, 1747, in the hospital at Quebec, after a sickness of about ten days. He was a husband and father, and greatly beloved by all who knew him.
La Grande, Union County, Oregon A Sudden Death Architect W.J. Bennet of La Grande Expires at the Hotel in Union Wednesday Morning A surprise and shock to this community was the advise by phone that architect W.J. Bennet, of La Grande, died at the Hotel in Union at an early hour yesterday morning. he was
Nathaniel J. Bennet, father of Mrs. A. B. Lee of Redstone township, died Monday night [March 19, 1929] of old age. Mr. Bennet has been in failing health since away along last summer and has steadily been growing weaker. He was 70 years, 2 months and 27 days old at the time of his death.