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James Madison Batsell
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Birth: Apr. 11, 1866
Pilot Grove
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 1920
Brownsville
Cameron County
Texas, USA

Son of C.W. Batsell; Husband of Fannie Lucia Dodge; married 05 Jan 1888, Sherman, Grayson County, Texas. Father of James Hart Batsell, 1891-1974.

From Nancy E. Brown:

SPECIAL RANGER

James Madison Batsell was born April 11, 1866, in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas to Charles William Batsell and Elizabeth Clement. He was married to Fannie Lucia Dodge on January 5, 1888 in Sherman, Grayson County, Texas. They had three children. James stood 5ft. 10in. tall, had blue eyes, gray hair and a light complexion. James was a quarentine guard in Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas. He was a customs inspector in Brownsville from 1911 until 1916, a mounted Immigration inspector in Brownsville in 1916, a policeman in Brownsville in 1917 and a Texas quarentine guard in Brownsville from 1917 to 1918. He enlisted in the Texas Rangers as a SPECIAL RANGER from February 5, 1918 through January 1919. James Madison Batsell died March 3, 1920, in Brownsville, Cameron County, Texas. He was buried in West Hill Cemetery, Shermon, Grayson County, Texas 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles William Batsell (1839 - 1917)
  Elizabeth Clements Batsell (1845 - 1879)
 
 Spouse:
  Frances Lucia Dodge Batsell (1866 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  James Hurt Batsell (1891 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  Tom Annie Batsell Dolan (1863 - 1882)*
  James Madison Batsell (1866 - 1920)
  Charles William Batsell (1869 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Hill Cemetery
Sherman
Grayson County
Texas, USA
 
Maintained by: John Walker Taylor
Originally Created by: C. L. Hines
Record added: Apr 16, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35955776
James Madison Batsell
Added by: C. L. Hines
 
James Madison Batsell
Added by: C. L. Hines
 
James Madison Batsell
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Added by: Carole Curry
 
 
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- Lillie Riney
 Added: May. 10, 2012

- nancy murray
 Added: Oct. 19, 2010
Thank you for your service to the Great State of Texas. May you rest in peace.
- Nancy E Brown
 Added: Sep. 3, 2013
 
 
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