We are family--Thomas Jefferson Batts was the son of John Thomas Batts and his wife Martha Washington Poole. J.T.Batts` mother was Mary Batts, daughter of Frederick and Caty Batts of Robertson Co.,Tn. My Gt. Gr. father was Benjamin Franklin Batts, also son of Mary. He moved his family to Scott Co., Mo. after the Civil War. I have great gobs of both Tn. and Mo. information. I will be happy to share information.