Catharine (or Catherine) Hatch (née Waring; May 1686 – May 1756) was the 9th great-grandmother of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the Hardacre family line. Born in Eccleston in Chorley, Catharine is recorded as having been the wife of Richard Hatch (1686 – 1756) and the mother of James Hatch (1712 – 1795). Catharine is also recorded as having been the daughter of William Waring (1655 – 1691) and Jane Marsh (1660 – 1691). Catharine is known to have died at the age of seventy in Eccleston.
In Cometanic ancestry, Catharine is categorised as part of the 11th generation retrograde, classifying her as a distant ancestor of Cometan.