Hugh M. Satcher1

M, #693, b. circa 1830, d. between 1862 and 1865
Last Edited=11 Jun 2014
     Hugh M. Satcher, was born circa 1830 at Hinds County, Mississippi.1,2

On 24 November 1850, Hugh M. Satcher appeared on the United States Census, at Hinds County, Mississippi.2

Hugh M. Satcher married Susan Merrill, daughter of Abel Merrill and Eliza Cooley, Susan Merrill had 4 sons by her first husband, Hugh Satcher. After he was killed in the Civil War, she remarried and had eight children. "After the birth of her twelveth child, Madison Granberry Travis, she became an invalid. (This youngest child) was raised from infancy by his father's younger sister, Martha Jane Travis and her husband James Madison Walker who had no children of their own." Mary Collins Landin.1

On 26 July 1860, Hugh M. Satcher appeared on the United States Census, at Bever Dam, Clarke County, Mississippi.3

The military service record of Hugh M. Satcher includes the following: He was a Private in the 37th Regiment of the Mississippi Infantry. It is said that he was killed in the war though no records to that effect have been located.4,1

Hugh M. Satcher died between 1862 and 1865.1

Children of Hugh M. Satcher and Susan Merrill

Citations

  1. [S23] Mary Collins Landin, The Collins and Travis Families and Their Allies (Route 3 Box 290, Tom Collins Road, Utica, Mississippi 39175: Self Published, 1982). Hereinafter cited as Collins and Travis Families.
  2. [S37] 1850 United States Census, population schedule, Hinds County, Mississippi, family 1252, line 5. Hugh is living with a family of a different name with a Silas Satcher, age 45, listed as and "idiot."; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  3. [S33] 1860 United States Census, population schedule, Bever Dam, Clark County, Mississippi, written p. 711, family 842, line 4. Hugh is listed as a school teacher/farmer.; digital image by subscription, The Generations Network (http://www.ancestry.com); from the National Archives microfilm. A printed copy is in the personal records of this researcher.
  4. [S493] Ancestry.com, online, citing National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
    Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/>, acquired 2007.. Hereinafter cited as Ancestry.com.
  5. [S10] Unknown author, "Family Group Sheets, Heidleberg Library Archives" (unknown compiler address). Unknown comments. Hereinafter cited as "Heidleberg Family Group Sheets."