I tried to email you but the email came back, so I am posting my reply here:
I am happy to share info regarding Edy Battles and William Stewart (d), although I don't know how much help I will be to you. I never found the answer to my question you just replied to. Samuel Steward's father etc. only show up on the 1850 census that I can find. His father William had remarried, to an EASON, no less, same as Samuel. He, his wife Polly and those youngsters attributed to Samuel and Bethany disappeared after that. Samuel and Bethany, as well as Samuel's sisters, Olly and Mary all went to VanBuren Co., Arkansas.
I have never figured out who William's parents were, or where he came from. If you have anything suggestions in where to look, I would be grateful. Anything else you want to know, I am happy to share.