SETTLEMENT OF HATCH In 1872 Meltiar Hatch Settled At The Head Of The Sevier Rive ...
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Description: SETTLEMENT OF HATCH In 1872 Meltiar Hatch settled at the head of the Sevier River , near the junction of Mammoth and Asay creeks . He engaged in stock raising and operated a water powered saw mill . Soon other settlers came . Land was surveyed and irrigation ditches dug . Lime was burned by Neils P . Clove . First school was in the Hatch home , Abram Workman teacher . 1888 the Asay post office was transferred to Hatch , Neils Ivor Clove , Postmaster . In 1892 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints organized . Mammoth Ward , Aaron Asay , Bishop . 1899 the Ward name was changed to Hatch . 1901 to 1904 , the town was moved to the present site under leadership of Bishop Rosmus Lynn . Written on cabin : Represents first public building erected about 1890
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