Edward S. Bateman was born in Delaware, Canada, Feb. 10, 1855, and passed away at his home in Billings, Montana, July 12, 1923, being 63 years, 5 months and 2 days old. When but two years old he moved with his family to Holton where he lived until he moved to Billings, Montana, 7 years ago. He was married to Sarah Clowe, November 6, 1874. To this union were born five children, two of which died in infancy. He leaves to mourn his departure, a wife and three children, Francis and Robert Bateman, Mrs. Roy Cooley and ten grandchildren, all living in Montana, and his only brother, Robert, of Holton, Kan. ... He joined the Methodist church when a young man ... laid to rest in the Holton cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. George Kerr, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. John Kerr attended two funerals of relatives within a week. ... Tuesday the Kerr families attended the funeral of E. S. Bateman, the husband of Mrs. George Kerr’s only sister, who was buried in Holton ... Mr. and Mrs. George Kerr met Mrs. Bateman and family upon their arrival in St. Joseph from Billings, Monday. - Sabetha Herald.
The Holton Recorder, July 26, 1923.
Sarah Elizabeth Clowe Bateman
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