good morning jodie! looks like you have done alot of good work! i do wish mine were in better detail.. i have never found out who the j and e batts were?? iam assuming that was a JOHN AND ELIZABETH BATTS.. there daughter MARTHA married my gg grandfather, peter tapley..
peter tapley was born 1814, va or tn.. married martha batts, daughter of j, and e batts oct 9 1837 hickman co ky martha batts was born 1817 died-1855 in graves co ky at the age of 38 cause??unknown children of this couple
william h tapley born-aug 1 1838 hickman or graves co ky died-nov 30 1861 palasky co il was married to millvenia m poulson nov 20 1893
john s tapley born-1840 hickman co or graves co ky died -date unknown, in mo (note) john was in the civil war he was married 3 times..
lucy s tapley born-1842 hickman or graves co ky death??? married william f beard in johnson co il
parthenia tapley born-feb 12 1845 hickman or graves co ky died-jan 20 1915 in johnson co il married-aug 27 1857 samual latham,second husband m, f lasley, sep 14 1865 first husband johnson co il
when martha died, peter remarried soon after to mary f underwood, daughter of levi underwood in graves co ky she was 17 at that time, she was born in obion co tn.. peter was 40 when they married.. peter and mary along with the children and marys father came to johnson co il in 1858, as levi bought land,and this is also were peter died in 1864.. him and mary went on to have more children, then when peter died, mary remarried to joseph j mallahon, also of hickman co ky. mary died sometime between 1870-80, joseph went back to hickman co,and he died there later.. i have never found a death record on mary? i dont even know were she is buried? her father levi, was the same way, never found much on him.. if you can, i would love to know who J AND E BATTS WERE! ive been told it was a john batts and his wife elizabeth.. would john, be the son og geraldus batts???????? i never found were martha batts was buried???? she died in graves co ky, so iam assuming thats were she is buried, but dont know what cemetery.. i dont live to far from these counties in ky, how, are you related??? thanks for all the information on the batts!!! brenda