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Dr Daniel Thornton Battershell
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Birth: May 24, 1853
Powell County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1947
Lyons
Rice County
Kansas, USA

D T BATTERSHELL DIES
Dr D T Battershell, 96 (94) retired veterinarian, died this morning at 8 o'clock at the Rice County farm after an illness of two years. He was born in Powell county, Kentucky in 1851 (1853) and came to Lyons from Garden City, Kansas 50 years ago. Mr Battershell is survived by a son, John Battershell, of Lyons and 14 grandchildren. The funeral will be at Crawford-Miller chapel at 2:30 pm Saturday with the Rev C W Hildebrand conducting the services. Burial will be in Lyons Cemetery.

no name of newspaper - (Lyons, Rice Co, Kansas) 1947
DANIEL T BATTERSHELL
Daniel Thornton Battershell, son of William Battershell and Elizabeth Wills Battershell, was born May 24, 1853, in Powell county, Kentucky, and passed away December 11, 1947. The youngest of a family which included three sons and three daughters, he moved when a small child with his parents to Urbana, Illinois, where he grew to manhood. He was married on September 13, 1874, to Margaret A Brookbank and was the father of five children, four of whom preceded him in death - Thomas O, Arthur R, Lester J, and Cora Florence. Mrs Battershell died September 6, 1910, and the sole survivor is a son, John Battershell of Lyons.
He loved his work, the practice of veterinary medicine, from which he retired 15 years ago. He was a lover of animals and outdoor life. A night was never too cold or stormy for him to answer a call, driving his horse and buggy, many times going horseback, or on foot if need be.
He suffered a stroke on December 1 and was conscious part of the time when he recognized those with him either his son or his wife was with him constantly - his son at the time of his death.
The survivors include his son, John Battershell; 15 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren, and one great great grandson.
The pallbearers for the funeral were chosen by Mr Battershell several years ago but only two are living or able to attend the funeral service, sons of the chosen men acted in their stead. They were Orville Ellis, Estes Bethers, Charles Richards, George Gray, Hugh Ramage and Irvin Massey.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William R Battershell (1811 - 1889)
  Elizabeth Wills Battershell (1815 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Ann Brookbank Battershell (1851 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Ottawa Thomas Battershell (1875 - 1929)*
  Arthur Riley Battershell (1881 - 1937)*
  Lester James Battershell (1882 - 1924)*
  John Battershell (1893 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  James B Battershell (1833 - 1919)*
  John E Battershell (1835 - 1838)*
  Sarah Ann Battershell Toland (1837 - 1932)*
  Mary E Battershell Everman (1838 - 1906)*
  Sanford Allen Battershell (1840 - 1913)*
  Amanda Battershell Case (1842 - 1922)*
  Simpson Marion Battershell (1843 - 1917)*
  Nancy J Battershell Hutson (1846 - 1916)*
  Rosella Battershell Everman (1848 - 1946)*
  Catharine Battershell Bartles (1851 - 1934)*
  Daniel Thornton Battershell (1853 - 1947)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lyons Municipal Cemetery
Lyons
Rice County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Diane Smith Battershell
Originally Created by: KEG
Record added: Aug 29, 2009
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Dr Daniel Thornton Battershell
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Dr Daniel Thornton Battershell
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ANGEL DAY BLESSINGS
- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Dec. 11, 2013
Dearest Grandpa Love
- Kathleen Kimber
 Added: Jun. 24, 2012

- Diane Smith Battershell
 Added: Jun. 20, 2012
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