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Hatfield, Calvin Ellis


Posted By: Victoria A. Johnston (email)
Date: 9/22/2016 at 10:29:22

Chariton, Iowa
Thursday, February 11, 1932


Calvin E. Hatfield, well known former resident of this county, died at his home in Millerton, Wayne county, Iowa, on Friday, February 5, 1932, at the age of 62 years, 3 months and 27 days, after an illness of five days with pneumonia and heart trouble.

Funeral services, conducted by Rev. M. S. Clark, were held at the Millerton M. E. church on Sunday morning at ten o'clock, followed by interment in the Salem cemetery.

Calvin Ellis Hatfield, son of Robert and Harriet [Parshall] Hatfield, was born in Washington county, Pennsylvania, on October 8, 1869. When but a small child he came with his parents to the state of Iowa and located in Lucas county, where he grew to young manhood, and where he was married to Miss Tessie A. Parsons. To their union four children were born, Pearl, Sylvia, Hazel and Robert, the latter dying in infancy. Mrs. Hatfield died on March 9, 1899.

Mr. Hatfield was again married on February 19, 1902 to Miss Nancy Jane Hawkins. Ten children were born to them: Gladys, Theodore, Elma, Martha, Doris, Kenneth, Twila, Merle, Ellis and Lois Maxine, the latter dying in infancy.

Mr. Hatfield leaves to mourn their loss his wife and the children above mentioned, twelve grandchildren, one brother, M. A. [Melvin Anderson] Hatfield, of Russell, Iowa, one sister, Mrs. J. W. [Mary Jane] May, of Chariton and a number of other relatives and a host of friends.

He was converted in 1902 at Sharon Baptist church and was baptized into that church by the Rev. M. S. Clark and has been a faithful member of that organization until the Master said "It is enough, come up higher."

He was a good, honest, hard working man, a splendid citizen and neighbor, and dealt in a kindly manner with his neighbors and businessmen. He will be greatly missed in the Millerton community. All of his children were at his bedside during his illness and death.

[Buried in Salem Cemetery, Chariton, Lucas Co., IA. Plot: South Section, Row 3, Grave 1. Source: Findagrave.]


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