State of New York
On this 29th day of August 1832, personally appeared before the subscriber, a judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Oneida County, William Hatch, a resident of said county and state, aged seventy years, who being first duly sworn according to law, doth on his oath make the following declarations, in order to obtain the benefit of the act of Congress passed June 7, 1832.
That he entered the service of the United States under the following named officers, and served as herein stated.
That he was born in Lebanon Connecticut 4th August 1762. Record of age in family Bible. Served at Richmond, Massachusetts when he entered service. Since war, lived in, Arlington Vermont, Greenfield NY, Adam Mass, Cannan NY, Now lives in Westmoreland, Oneida County NY. That he enlisted at Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts in 1779 in Captain A. Hills Company and served therein at New Haven Conn. For 2 months, sixth summer of 1780, enlisted in Capt. Fords Company Militia at Harrison, Col. Brown’s Regiment and marched to Schoharie in State of NY and served three months. In same year again enlisted in Capt. Bacon’s Co and served one month at Stillwater NY in General Rossiter’s Brigade. In 1781 he was out in Col. Mason’s Regiment, Company of Militia Captain not recollected at New London for one month and was ??? only discharged at expiration of each term of service. Never received any discharge in writing.
He hereby relinquishes every claim whatever to a pension or annuity except the present and declares that he name is not on the pension roll of the agency of any state.
(Signed) William Hatch
Included in the Pension Application File.
Mr. William B. Hatch
1331 Foothill Blvd.
I have to advise you that from the papers in the Revolutionary War pension claim S. 13237 it appears that William Hatch was born August 24, 1762 in Lebanon, Connecticut.
While a resident of Richmond, Berkshire County, Massachusetts he enlisted in 1779 and served two months in Captain Ambrose Hill’s Massachusetts Company.
He enlisted in the summer of 1780 and served three months as private in Captain Ford’s Company, Colonel Brown’s Massachusetts Regiment, then enlisted again in the same year and served one month as Captain John Bacon’s Massachusetts Company.
He enlisted in 1781 and served one month as private in Colonel Masons’ Connecticut Regiment.
After the Revolution he lived in Arlington, Vermont, Greenfield, Massachusetts, Canaan, New York and was allowed pension on his application executed August 29, 1832 while living in Westmoreland, Oneida County, New York.
There is no data on file as to family.