William Rittenhouse Hatfield [12691] Details

William Rittenhouse Hatfield [D15] b.1875 26 Apr - Rushville, IL d.1950 15 Mar - Buhl, Id ----- Parents ----- Henry Hatfield [D13] Mary Rittenhouse [D14] ----- Siblings ----- William Rittenhouse Hatfield [D15] Hiram Abram Hatfield [D25] Evangeline Hatfield [D27] James Montague Hatfield [D29] Charles Alfred Hatfield [D31] Adaline Hatfield [D33] Rosamond Hatfield [D35] Sara Alice Hatfield [D37] Nancy Hatfield [D39] Lois Hatfield [D40] ----- Marriages ----- m01. 1899 29 Jan - + Blanche Adelia McHenry (1 Child) m02. 1909 20 Apr - Twin Falls Co., ID + Selma Swanson (4 Children) m03. 1939 12 Sep - Buhl, Id + Sarah Ellen "Lucy" Housel ----- Children ----- Harold Hiram Hatfield [D17] Henry Hatfield [D20] Raymond Hatfield [D21] William Hatfield, Jr [D22] Wilhelmina Christina "Myna" Hatfield [D23]
FROM THE BUHL HERALD THURS MARCHY 16, 1950: PIONEER RESIDENT W.R. HATFIELD CLAIMED BY DEATH William R. Hatfield, 74, died suddenly of a heart attack about 9:30 o'clock Wednesday morning, March 15. A retired farmer, he came to Buhl in November 1908, from Beaver City, Nebraska and farmed here until 1937. Born at Rushville, Illinois, on April 26, 1875, he was married to Selma Swanson in Buhl on April 20, 1909. She predede him in death on August 5, 1935, and he was married to Lucy Mintun in Buhl, on September 12, 1939. Mr. Hatfield was very active in the community and at the time of his death was a director of the Farmers National Bank, serving as a chairman of the board; director of the Twin Falls Canal company;, of which he had been a member for 25 years and had served as chairman of that board. He was a charter member and director of the Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance company, carter member of the Buhl Kiwanis club and active member, having served as director, and served on the Buhl school board for 25 years. Hatfield was also a member of the Modern Woodman lodge and the Buhl Methodist church. Surviving are four sons, Harold Hatfield of Hermosa Beach, California; Henry Hatfield, Raymond Hatfield and William Hatfield, jr., all of Buhl; one daughter, Mrs Myna Hayward of Idaho Falls, three stepchildren, Williard Mintun of Portland Oregon, Orville Mintun of Denver, Colorado, MNrs. Mary Daiss of Buhl; three sisters, Mrs. Rose Beall of Chicago, Illinois, Mrs Sarah Olmstead of Seatle, Washington and Mrs. Lois Knier of Urbana, Illinois and fourteen grandchildren.

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