|Birth: ||Jul., 1848|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 1940|
John J. Bateman was a native of Wythe County, Virginia and the son of Samuel and Rosanna Kegley Bateman. His wife was Johanna Long.
Obituary from the "Elizabethton Star" June 25, 1940
(Carter County, Tennessee)
J.J. Bateman Dies, Last Confederate Vet in County
J.J. Bateman, 93 year old civil war veteran and one of the two remaining veterans in the county died in the home of his daughter Mrs. W.D. Martineau, 324 Doe Avenue, this morning after an illness of several months. Mr. Bateman was a native of Virginia, but made his home with his daughter for the past twenty years. He was a mechanic by trade until his retirement from business activites. During the war between the states he served with the Confederate Army and is the last veteran of that army in Carter County. He was affiliated with the Catholic Church.
Surviviors are two daughters Mrs. Helen Long of New York and Mrs. W.D. Martineau of this city, one son D.C. Bateman of Illinois, two sisters Mrs. Martha Hilton and Mrs. Sallie Hilton of Virginia, one brother S.R. Bateman of Virginia, also 25 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Requiem Mass will be conducted Friday Morning at 9:00 o'clock at St. Mary's Church in Johnson City. Burial will be made in Cranberry Cemetery, Cranberry, N.C.
The body will be removed from the Ray Hathawat Funeral Home to the family residence this evening at seven o'clock, where at 8:00 o'clock the Rotary service will be said by Rev. A.L. McEneye.
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Cheryl R.
Record added: May 28, 2008
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.|
Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
Added: Jun. 18, 2012