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 Mary Palmer <I>Johnston</I> Battle

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Mary Palmer Johnston Battle

  • Birth 14 Jan 1786
  • Death 23 Feb 1866
  • Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 36561439

Mary Palmer Johnston, one of 7 known children born to Col. Amos Johnston/Johnson & (1st wife) Dorcas Williams, Edgecombe Co, NC. Her father was Chairman of the Edgecombe County Court and a Revolutionary Patriot. Granddaughter of Jacob Johnston (1714-1782) and Mary Waller (b. 1715), who came to NC from the Isle of Wight, VA.

Married Joel Battle April 9, 1801 in Edgecombe County, and was mother to 10 known children: William Horn Battle (1802), Rev. Amos Johnston Battle (1805), Richard Henry Battle (1807), Catherine Ann Battle (1809), Benjamin Dossey Battle (1811), Christopher Columbus Battle (1814), Isaac Luther Battle (1816), Susan Esther Battle (1819), Caroline C. Battle (1822), and Laura Caroline Battle (1824).

Widowed in 1829 at age 43, she survived another 37 years, passing in 1866 at age 80.

Her sons and daughters were all prominent citizens.

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In Memory Of
Mary P. Battle
Widow of Joel Battle
Of Edgecombe County
Born January 14th, 1786
Died February 23rd, 1866
Precious In The Sight Of The Lord
Is The Death Of His Saints





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  • Added: 30 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 36561439
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Palmer Johnston Battle (14 Jan 1786–23 Feb 1866), Find A Grave Memorial no. 36561439, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .