The BATY family moved a lot. Mary Polly Baty who married John Huddleston (b. TN) was born in Livingston Co., KY as was her sister Malinda Baty who married Abraham Huddleston. It is believed that the girls' father was from VA since his wife Margaret Hazle/Hazel was from VA. Their marriage is listed in both Washington Co. and Mercer Co., KY. The family lived in Pope Co., IL and then Oregon Co.Mo.1850. Wm Samuel went to Ripley Co., MO. I know of one family member who went to TX. In 1900 the family lived in Dawson Twp. Phelps Co., MO.In that 1850 census of Oregon Co. Wm. D Baty 30 is listed along with Eveline 25, Rosannah 6, Mary M. 5, Jown W. 4, Ambrose 2, Mouring 2/12. Census takers spellings! Wm. S. 32, Nancy L.29, Wm. H. 10, Wamuel G. 8, George W. 6, George A. 4.(b.Ark) Others who married into the family are also listed such as the Deprist, Huddleston, and Maulding families.