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 Mary <I>Fowler</I> Batson

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Mary Fowler Batson

  • Birth 1791 South Carolina, USA
  • Death Feb 1868 Madison County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Madison County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 62026604

Mary was the wife of Seth Batson who died in Batson, Liberty County (now Hardin County) Texas on Aug 25, 1844, and was buried near his own door(which is now in the middle of an oil field). Mary and her children decided to move further Westward. They sold their land for a penny an acre, and moved to Madison County, Texas.
The land she sold for a penny an acre, later became one of the biggest oil strikes in Texas.

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  • Maintained by: Anita White
  • Originally Created by: Melody
  • Added: 22 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62026604
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Fowler Batson (1791–Feb 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62026604, citing Batson Cemetery, Madison County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Anita White (contributor 47374531) .