- Born: 18 Mar 1793, Ireland
- Marriage: Martha Moore
- Died: 17 Mar 1877, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA at age 83
- Buried: Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg, PA
The Philadelphia Passenger Lists from the immigration databases at ancestry.com record the arrival of the Patchell Family on 11 Aug 1847 from Londonderry, Ireland on board the Brig Clara:
Hugh Patchell (68 - Laborer), Matty Patchell (66 - spinster), Hugh Patchell (16 - servant), Jas Patchell (13 - child), Saml Patchell (11 - child), and Thos Patchell (6 - child).
This same database records possible children of Hugh and Matty who arrived in the United States, traveling together, before the arrival of their parents and younger siblings:
On 5 Jul 1844 from Londonderry, Ireland onboard the ship Warren Hastings
Charles Patchel, Elizabeth Patchel, Margaret Patchel
On 30 Jul 1844 from Londonderry, Ireland onboard the ship Christiana
Mary Ann Patchell and John Patchell
The obituary for Mary A. Patchall Cramer states that she was one of 14 children, 12 boys and 2 girls. When she died in 1906, she was survived by but one sibling, Col. James Patchall of Union City, Indiana.
See general notes on Hugh Patchell's daughter, Mary Ann, for the fact that this family lived in York Co., PA after their arrival in the US ...
The 1850 Federal Census for Pittsburgh Ward 5, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania records Hugh Patchell (61 - Ireland) with his wife Martha (60 - Ireland) and children James (17 - Ireland) and Thomas (9 - Ireland).
Daughter, Elizabeth married Abraham Hotsetter (see notes on daughter Mary Ann Patchell) and returns to the York Co. area:
The 1850 Federal Census for Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., Pennsylvania records Abraham Hotsetter (32 - PA) with his wife Elizabeth (32 - Ireland). Abraham is a Tailor with real estate valued at $4,000.
Note: The 1860 census records a Hugh Patchell (5 - PA) living with the Sisters of Mercy in Lower St. Clair Township, Allegheny Co., PA (Pittsburgh P.O.) ... as well as a Lizzie Patchell (8 - PA) in a Sisters of Mercy home in Pittsburg, Ward 3) ... it appears that Hugh is in a home for boys and Lizzie is in a home for girls ...
The 1870 Federal Census for Pittsburgh Ward 9, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania records Hugh Batchell (sic) (74 - Ireland) with his wife Martha (60 - Ireland).
Hugh married Martha Moore. (Martha Moore was born on 17 Nov 1795 in Ireland, died on 24 Aug 1876 in Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shippensburg, PA.)