Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Bond 34 Batson-Wails

34. Thomas Batson Jr & 35. Elizabeth Wails [NC, MS]

5/8/1770, Thomas born in New Hanover Co., NC, s/o 66. Thomas Batson Sr & 67. Sarah Davis.
2/17/1775, Elizabeth born in New Hanover Co., NC; d/o 70. Martin Wails.
8/19/1791, Thomas married Elizabeth in Washington Co., GA. [At 15 she must have moved with her family to GA.]
1797, Thomas voted in Washington Co., GA.
(S) 1797 Tax Lists, Montgomery Co., P92. Thomas.
1798, Thomas voted in newly-formed Montgomery Co., GA. (S) Atlanta Dept. of Archives and Hist.
1800, Thomas, Justice of the Peace in Montgomery Co., GA. (S) Atlanta Dept. of Archives and Hist.
1805, Thomas voted & paid land taxes in Montgomery Co., GA. (S) Orig. Tax Digest Books, 1805-1806.
1806, Thomas voted and paid taxes for 200 acres “on Beaver Creek” in Montgomery Co., GA. (S) Original Tax digest Books, 1805-1806.
1807, Thomas witnessed as JOP a deed of conveyance of his father. (S) Original Deed of Conveyance, Dept. of Archives and History, Atlanta, GA.
1810, Thomas, Justice of the Peace in Jones Co. (created from Montgomery), GA. (S) Atlanta Dept. of Archives and History. He apparently has been Justice of the Peace for 10 years.
1811, Thomas paid taxes in Jones Co., GA. This is the last record in GA where they have been for over 20 years.
(S) 1813 MS Terr. Census, Marion Co. Thomas.
1/8/1814, Thomas, 13th MS Militia, Battle of New Orleans, Private in Lt. William Bond’s Company.
3/1814, Thomas a charter member of the Silver Creek Baptist Church. William Bond, brother-in-law of Thomas, was also a charter member, and the church clerk. (S) Conerly.
(S) 1816 MS Census, Pike Co. Thomas: 1m>21, 3m<21, 1f>21, 5f<21.
1816, Thomas paid taxes in Pike Co., MS.
~1819 Thomas died in Pike Co., MS. Buried in Silver Creek Baptist Church churchyard beside his father.
(S) 1820 Census, MS, Pike Co. Elizabeth: 1m<10, 1m:10-16 not identified.
1821–1824, Elizabeth married John Bond (No. 32), whose deceased wife was Thomas’ sister. She had one child by this 2nd marriage.
1834, Elizabeth died in PerrCo., MS. Burial: Bond-Harvison Cem., StnCo., MS. She was one of the first to buried in what was originally called the “Bond burying ground”.

Family notes:
• Elizabeth Requested a letter of dismissal from Silver Creek Baptist Church some time after Thomas died. Thomas and Elizabeth must have been members with William Bond, and Thomas’ parents. She probably requested her letter when she married John Bond and moved to CovCo.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth:

i. Seth Batson, born 5/7/1794 in Burke Co., GA.
2/20/1811 in Jones Co., GA, Seth married Mary Fowler born 6/24/1796 in NC.
1812-1814, Seth served in the War of 1812 in MS. (S) Widow Mary received bounty land for his service.
(S) 1816 MS Census, Pike Co. 1m>21, 1f>21, 2m<21, 1f<21.
(S) 1820 Census, MS, HancCo. b: 1794-1804. Married with 3m<10, 1f<10, 1f:26-45. Lives next to James.
1823, they moved to LA. (S) Birthplace of children.
1828–1842, they moved to Liberty Co., TX where Seth paid taxes that year. [Now Batson, TX.]
8/25/1844, Seth died in his home in Liberty Co.
1846, Mary paid taxes in Liberty Co.
1847, Mary moved her family to Grimes Co. [Indian Terr.] where they built a home at “Look Out Mountain”, now known as Normangee, Madison Co. The 1st Post Office was in their home.
(S) 1850 Census, TX, Grimes Co. Mary lives near her son Daniel and next to the family of another Mary Batson (possibly her last daughter), born 1830 in MS.
(S) Daughter of the Republic of Texas, Peterson, 1995, P129.
Children:
Eli Batson, born 5/17/1812 in Pike Co., MS. (S) 1816,1820 Census.
He married Martha Knight, born 2/24/1829 in TX.
Seth Batson, born 12/24/1813 in Pike Co., MS. (S) 1816,1820 Census.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, HanCo. Married, no children; lives near Wm & Brantley Bond.
Martha Batson, born 6/5/1815 in Pike Co., MS. (S) 1816,1820 Census.
Thomas Batson, born 4/6/1817 in Pike Co., MS. (S) 1820 Census.
1855, Thomas has 3 children in school in Madison Co., TX.
2/13/1863, he died; buried in Batson Cem., Normangee, TX.
Melvina Batson, born 1818 in HancCo., MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Mary Batson, born 1820 in HancCo., MS.
L. Daniel Batson, born 10/11/1820 in HancCo., MS. (S) 1850 Census.
1855, Daniel has 3 children in school in Madison Co., TX.
Francis Batson, born 8/20/1822 in HancCo., MS.
James Batson, born 2/8/1824 in LA. (S) 1850 Census.
Robert Batson, born 10/23/1827 in LA. (S) 1850 Census.
1859 in Madison Co., he married Susan E. Hollis, born 1/19/1837 in Cannon Co., TN; died 4/2/1913; buried with Robert.
4/5/1894 he died; buried in Batson Cem., Normangee, TX.

ii. James Batson, born 8/7/1797 in Washington Co., GA.
James married 1st Cassie Breland in MS.
No.34:(S) 1816 Census. m:<21.
(S) 1820 Census, MS, Pike Co. b: 1794-1804. b: 1794-1804, married, 1m<10, 2f<10, 1f:26-45, 1f:>45. Lives next to Seth.
6/16/1823 in CovCo., MS, James married 2nd Delphia Bond32ii. Marriage performed by JOP J B Collins.
No.32:(S) 1830 Census, MS, PerrCo. 1m:5-10, 1m:15-20 unidentified.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, PerrCo. James.
(S) 1841 MS Census, PerrCo. James.
1/5/1841 Bought 40.07 acres. (S) Augusta MS Land Office Records.
(S) MS 1845 Census, PerrCo. James.
10/22/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, PerrCo. James is a farmer with land valued at $500. His son Loami is a farmer.
(S) 1850 Slave Schedule, MS, PerrCo. James owns 4 slaves: 1m 25, 1f 25, 1f 3, 1m 1.
(S) 1853 MS, Census, PerrCo. James.
9/12/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, PerrCo., Enon. He is a farmer with land valued at $600 and a personal estate of $7600. Son Loami lives with him, a farmer with land valued at $100, a personal estate of $2200. Son James lives with him, a farmer, a personal estate valued at $100.
2/4/1862 James died in Brooklyn, ForrCo., MS; buried in the Batson Cem. [1 of 2], ForrCo., MS.
Children: see Delphia.

iii. Eli Batson, born 1799 in Montgomery Co., GA.
No.34:(S) 1816 Census. m:<21.
No.35:(S) 1820 Census. m:16-26.

iv. Sarah Batson, born 10/24/1803 in GA.
No.32:(S) 1820 Census. as f:16-25.
No.34:(S) 1816 Census. f:<21.
No.35:(S) 1820 Census. f:16-26.
9/27/1821, Sarah married Asa Miller, born 10/29/1801 in GA.
(S) 1830 Census, MS, Simpson Co. f:20-30.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, Simpson Co. f:40-50. 1m:5-10 not accounted for.
9/30/1850, (S) 1850 Census, LA, Sabine Parish. Asa is a farmer.
6/29/1860, (S) 1860 Census, LA, Sabine Parish, Many. Asa is a farmer with a personal estate valued at $1000. Elija, a farmer, has a personal estate of $500. Elisha, a farmer, has a personal estate of $250, and land valued at $300.
8/25/1864 Sarah died in Sabine Parish, LA; buried in the Miller Cem., Sabine Parish, LA. located on the shore of the Toledo bend Reservoir, in an area known as Miller’s Bay.
(S) 1870 Census, Sabine Parish, LA. Asa, widow, physically disabled, lives with son Davis.
2/6/1880 Asa died in LA; buried in Miller Cemetery at Florien, Sabine Parish, LA.
Children: (S) Asa Miller Bible.
Davis Miller, born 10/28/1822 in MS. (S) 1830, 1840 Census.
7/15/1847 he married Mary Fuller.
(S) 1870 Census, LA, Sabine Parish. 6 children.
4/12/1904 he died.
Elizabeth Miller, born 9/4/1824 in MS. (S) 1830 Census.
8/31/1833, she died.
Brice Miller, born 11/26/1826 in MS. (S) 1830, 1840 Census.
8/24/1845 he married Rozetta R. Attwell.
Nancy Miller, born 7/24/1828 in MS. (S) 1830 Census.
12/18/1845 in Hinds Co., she married Robert D Middleton.
(S) 1850 Census, MS, Simpson Co. 3 children.
4/1870 she died in Copiah Co. MS.
Elisha Miller, born 12/21/1830 in MS. (twin) (S) 1840, 1850, 1860 Census.
10/18/1860 he married Benona Mary Huddleston, born 1834 in TX.
(S) 1880 Census, LA, Sabine Parish, Negreet. No children; lives next to Elisha.
12/6/1880 he died.
Elijah Miller, born 12/21/1830 in MS. (twin) (S) 1840, 1850, 1860 Census.
11/23/1871 he married Mary Elizabeth Brewster, born 1849 in AL.
(S) 1880 Census, LA, Sabine Parish, Negreet. 3 children; lives next to Elisha.
2/14/1889 he died.
Martha Miller, 5/12/1833 in MS. (S) 1840, 1850 Census.
She married Moses Salter, 1824–1903.
(S) 1870 Census, LA, Sabine Parish. 10 children.
9/26/1875 she died in Sabine Parish, LA.
Delpha Miller, born 3/5/1835 in MS. (S) 1840 Census.
12/12/1839 she died.
Amanda Miller, born 4/20/1837 in MS. (S) 1840 Census.
10/19/1840 she died.
Thomas Miller, born 6/5/1839 in MS. (S) 1840 Census.
12/26/1843 he died.
Mary Ann Miller, born 11/30/1841 in MS. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
1/7/1869 she married George Leach, born 10/11/1849 in AL; died 9/21/1916, buried with Mary.
(S) 1880 Census, LA, Sabine Parish, Negreet. 4 children.
1/3/1884 she died; buried in Antioch Cem., Sabine Parish.
Willis Miller, born 3/13/1844.

v. Nancy Philadelphia Batson (17), born 6/08/1805.

vi. Thomas Batson IV, born 1807 in GA.
No.34:(S) MS 1816 Census. m:<21.
No.35:(S) 1820 Census. m:10-16.
Thomas married his 2nd cousin, Elizabeth Davis, born 1815 in GreeCo., MS. She was a grand-niece of his grandmother Sarah (No. 67).
(S) 1830 Census, MS, HancCo. Married, no children.
(S) 1831 HancCo., MS; Poll Tax list.
~1831 Thomas 2nd married Marie Felonise Fayard, born 1816, d/o Laurent, s/o Pierre (See Cox-Gollott, Vol 1, No. 492iii).
(S) 1832 HancCo., MS; Poll Tax list.
(S) 1835 HancCo., MS; Poll Tax list.
(S) 1836 HancCo., MS; Paid poll tax and taxes on 20 cattle.
1837, Thomas started a mercantile business near Pass Christian; operated one of the early, large trading posts in the area.
2/28/1837, Thomas taxed on $15,000 worth of merchandise.
Bef. 1840, Thomas died in Pass Christian, MS. His heirs paid $700 taxes on a lot in Pass Christian.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, HancCo. “Isabel” Batson, widow, 2 daughters <5, 2 daughters 5-10.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, HancCo., Bay St. Louis. “Philome” lives with her daughter Ophelia.
Children (of Marie): (S) Lander Odyssey, PP56-7, P920.
Elizabeth Batson, born 1832.
12/7/1848 she married Ezra Andre Carver, born 1825, killed 10/17/1873, s/o Justine Nicaise, d/o JeanCox194iv. (S) Our Lady of the Gulf, MB1, P2, A13.
(S) 1870 Census, MS, HancCo. 3 children.
Ophelia Batson, born 1834.
2/20/1860 she married Afred “Edwin” Carver, born 1833, died 12/31/1919, s/o Justine Nicaise, d/o JeanCox194iv. (S) OLG, MB1, P36, A124.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, HancCo., Bay St. Louis. 6 children; her mother “Philome” lives with them.
Felonise Batson, born 1837.
1/9/1891 she married Alfred Carver, widow of her sister Ophelia. (S) OLG, MB2, P20, A74. No children from this marriage.
6/21/1895 she died of consumption. (S) OLG, Internments, P20.
Elodie Batson, born 1839.
8/8/1864, she married David Carver, born 4/4/1837, s/o Justine Nicaise, d/o JeanCox194iv. (S) OLG, MB1, P48, A161.
1867 she died. (S) 1870 Census, MS, HancCo. David is a widow w/5-yr-old daughter.

vii. Minurva Batson, born 1809 in MS.
No.34:(S) MS 1816 Census. f:<21.
No.35:(S) 1820 Census. f:10-16.
Bef. 1828, Minurva married Christopher Miller Jr, born 1809–1819.
(S) 1830 Census, MS, Adams Co., Natchez. Chris b:1800-1810. Multiple families living together.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, Adams Co., Natchez. f:20-30.
1840–1850 Christopher died.
7/19/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, Adams Co., Natchez. n: ”M Miller”. Widow.
6/21/1860, (S) 1860 Census, TX, City of Galveston. Her daughter Ellen lives with her.
(S) 1880 Census, TX, City of Galveston. “Matilda”, 70 suffers from rheumatism. Her daughter Ellen, 51, is a dressmaker.
Children:
Ellen E Miller, born 1828 in MS. (S) 1840,1850,1860,1880 Census.
A Miller, f, born 1830 in MS. (S) 1840,1850 Census.

viii. Elizabeth Batson, born 1811 in MS.
No.34:(S) MS 1816 Census. f:<21.
No.35:(S) 1820 Census. f<10.
Elizabeth married Zechariah Rester, born 1800-1810.
(S) 1830 Census, MS, HancCo. f:20-30.
6/1/1840, (S) 1840 Census, AL, Mobile Co. f:20-30. They live next to Bargel Bond.
10/1/1840, they bought 39.91 acres in the St. Stephens land office in AL.

ix. Mary Batson, born 2/16/1816 in Pike Co., MS.
No.34:(S) MS 1816 Census. f:<21.
No.35:(S) 1820 Census. f<10.
Mary married Hezekiah “Ki” Miles, born 1809 in MS.
(S) 1840 Census, MS, PerrCo. f:20<30.
11/8/1850, (S) 1850 Census, MS, HarrCo. He is a farmer with land valued at $1000. They live near her sister Nancy (No. 17), and next to William O’Neal (No. 60iii).
9/5/1860, (S) 1860 Census, MS, HarrCo, Flint Creek. Living near Thomas Bond (No. 8). “Ezra Mills” has land is valued at $200, and he has a personal estate of $1,500. Mary’s son William has a personal estate of $300.
7/14/1870, (S) 1870 Census, MS, HarrCo, Biloxi. Living next to Thomas Bond. He is a farmer with land is valued at $300, and he has a personal estate of $800. It appears that some of the children listed in the 1870 census are grandchildren.
6/18/1880, (S) 1880 Census, MS, HarrCo, Bt5. He is a farmer.
2/23/1890, Mary died in HarrCo, MS. Buried in Miles Cem., StnCo., MS.
6/25/1894, Hezekiah died. Buried in Miles Cem., StnCo., MS.
Children:
Juliann Miles, born 6/3/1835 in PerrCo., MS.
She married Josiah C Breland, born 1827.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, PerrCo., Black Creek. 8 children.
1/29/1907 she died; buried in Deep Creek, PerrCo.
William Miles, born 1836 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
Jane Miles, born 1839 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Thomas Miles, born 1841 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
12/12/1867 he married Mollie “Nelly” Taylor, born 1851. (S) HarrCo, MB5, P103.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, PerrCo., Black Creek. 5 children.
Ely Miles, born 1842 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
Elizabeth Miles, born 1843 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
11/19/1866 she married George W Moore. (S) HarrCo, MB5, P2.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, HarrCo. 6 children & lying about her age.
Albert Miles, born 1845 in MS. (S) 1850,1860 Census.
12/3/1868 he married Nancy Hudson, born 1848 in MS. (S) HarrCo, MB5, P143.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, HarrCo. MS City. 8 children. “Elbert”
Melissa Miles, born 1847 in MS. (S) 1850,1860,1870 Census.
Milly Miles, born 1849 in MS. (S) 1850 Census.
12/18/1867 she married Colon Breland, born 1844 in MS. (S) HarrCo, MB5, P104.
(S) 1880 Census, MS, PerrCo., Black Creek. 8 children.
Isabel Miles, born 1854 in MS. (S) 1860,1870 Census.
Wesley Miles, born 1857 in MS. (S) 1870,1880 Census. Not in 1860 census.
Mary Nancy Miles, born 1/1860 in MS. (S) 1860,1870,1880 Census.
12/25/1877 in PerrCo., she married Absolom P Hatten, born 6/1857 in MS.
(S) 1900 Census, MS, HarrCo. She has had 9 children, 8 living [and all at home.]
12/27/1929, she died, buried in Paramount Cem., StnCo., MS.

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