While searching for Sherwood Walker Beaty/Batey of Marshall/Bedford Co, TN to Georgia and Mississippi, some researchers have found that he descends from Rowland Betty who died intestate 1810/11 in Warren Co. NC. and wife Elizabeth J. Walker, granddaugher of Jemima Criswell.
Rowland is the son of George Betty who died 3 Nov 1808 and who's will was probated May Ct 1809 Will Bk 15, page 17. in Warren Co NC. sons:Isaac, Henry, John, Rowland and Benjamin daughter:Mary Bennett, wife of Richard K. Bennett.
Roland Betty's widow applied for and was granted Admrx of his estate Feb. Ct 1811.James Allen applied for and was granted pro hac vice to heirs of dec'd May Ct. 1811.