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Raymond Batchelor
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Birth: Aug., 1911
DeWitt County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1914
Harris County
Texas, USA

On Texas Death Certificate No. 3613, the cause of Raymond's death was shown as accidental drowning. The place of death was shown as 25th & Columbia, Houston, Harris County, Texas.

Raymond's birthplace was shown as DeWitt County, Texas. His father was listed as H. R. Batchelor (born DeWitt County, Texas). Raymond's mother was listed as Miss Tibbie Norton (born Fayette County, Texas).

The informant for the DC was H. R. Batchelor living at 25th & Columbia in Houston.

In the 1915 U. S. City Directory (Houston, Texas), Henry R. Batchelor was listed as residing at 25th Ave. near the corner of Columbia Street.

Henry Ray Batchelor was the second child who grew to adulthood born to Francis Marion "Frank" Batchelor (1834-1917) and Mary Lowrance (1857-1937). In the 1910 census, Henry Batchelor (aged 27) was shown as single and living in a household headed by his father, Frank M. Batchelor.

Tibbie Ann Norton's parents were James Manley Norton (1846-1912) and Josephine Sterrett (1852- ?). In the 1910 census, Tibbie Norton Edgar (aged 30), was shown as widowed (she was actually separated or divorced from her first husband, Christopher Henry Edgar) and heading a household that included her two children from her first marriage, Frank Edgar (aged 9) and Howard Edgar (aged 7).

Many thanks to contributor Bob Hague for initially setting up this memorial, for the photos of the gravestones, and for the additional information (very detailed and very helpful) about the section of the cemetery where Raymond's grave is located. The following is from one of his communiques, posted here with his permission.

"When I first posted this memorial I took the burial plot information from the Glenwood Cemetery (they manage Washington Cemetery too) burial index. The area where Raymond Batchelor's grave is located is know as Strangers Rest. Most of the graves in that section only have a numbered marker with no name. There are only a handful of family lots in this section. Most graves are individual graves. Washington Cemetery has set up a grid system in this area to help locate graves. The cemetery now call this section R. I have referred to this section as Plot R to differ it from the other sections that have lots."
Family links: 
  Henry Ray Batchelor (1882 - 1970)
  Tibbie Ann Norton Waldrep (1878 - 1938)
  Benjamin Franklin Washington Edgar (1901 - 1959)**
  Howard Caldwell Edgar (1902 - 1975)**
  Raymond Batchelor (1911 - 1914)
  Clyde Ward Waldrep (1919 - 1967)**
*Calculated relationship

Washington Cemetery
Harris County
Texas, USA
Plot: Plot R-101, SR# 313
Maintained by: Bob Webb
Originally Created by: Robert Hague
Record added: Apr 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68606782
Raymond Batchelor
Added by: Robert Hague
Raymond Batchelor
Added by: Robert Hague
Raymond Batchelor
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Julie Karen Hancock (Cooper) Jackson
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Nov. 13, 2014
May songs of the angels welcome you and guide you along your way. May the smiles of the martyrs greet your own as darkness turns into day. Every fear will be undone and death will be no more, as songs of the angels bring you home before the face of God.
- Robert Hague
 Added: Dec. 27, 2012

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