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 William Kemp Battle

William Kemp Battle

Birth
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Death 15 Aug 1905 (aged 24)
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Plot BATTLE 11
Memorial ID 44035636 · View Source
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William Kemp Battle was born 1880 in Raleigh, Wake County, NC the youngest of 10 known surviving children (6 boys/4 girls) born to CSA veteran and attorney Richard Henry Battle and his wife, Annie Ruffin Ashe.

He was the paternal grandchild of Superior Court Judge William Horn Battle & Lucy Martin Plummer of Raleigh; and gr-grandchild of Col. Joel Battle & Mary Palmer Johnston of Edgecombe County. He is a direct descendant of this family's patriarch, J. John Battle (1634-1691) who immigrated from England to the Virginia Colonies in 1654 with his family and a number of relatives and neighbors settling on the west Fork of the Nansemond River in a district since known as Nansemond County, Virginia. On his mother's side, he was the maternal grandchild of Superior Court Judge Thomas Samuel Ashe & Caroline Burgwyn, of Anson County, and descended from prominent families on all sides of her family tree.

Willie Battle died in 1905. He was 25 years old.



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  • Created by: pbfries
  • Added: 7 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44035636
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Kemp Battle (26 Sep 1880–15 Aug 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44035636, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by pbfries (contributor 46951237) .