Ancestors of Robert Darrell Batten
Generation 1
1.

Robert Darrell Batten, son of Albert Joshua Batten and Keturah Early was born on 17 Dec 1941 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He married Imogene Adams on 17 Jan 1976 in Houston, Texas, daughter of Willie Richard Adams and Thelma Lee Hicks. She was born on 25 Sep 1948 in Waco Texas.

 

Generation 2
2.

Albert Joshua Batten, son of Elisha Albert Batten and Fannie Tuma McElwee was born on 03 Sep 1914 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He died on 23 Jul 1987 in Gonzales, La.. He married Keturah Early on 13 Apr 1935 in Paragould Arkansas.

 

3.

Keturah Early, daughter of Lonnie Denman Early and Connie R. Frields was born on 15 Nov 1913 in Marmaduke, Arkansas. She died on 12 Dec 1984 in Baton Rouge, La. burial Paragould, Ar. Memorial Gardens Cem..

 

Notes for Albert Joshua Batten:

Albert owner and operator of Batten's Pastry Shop.  The Shop started on the back porch at his home at  721 West Thompson in 1954 and later moved to 509 West Kings highway.  H e owned and operated the Batten's Pastry Shop until 1983.

 

Keturah Early and Albert Joshua Batten had the following children:
  i.

Albert Gary Batten was born on 16 Jul 1936 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He married Diane Marie Roberts in New Orleans, La.. He married Sonya Lopp.

1. ii.

Robert Darrell Batten was born on 17 Dec 1941 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He married Imogene Adams on 17 Jan 1976 in Houston, Texas, daughter of Willie Richard Adams and Thelma Lee Hicks. She was born on 25 Sep 1948 in Waco Texas.

  iii.

Donna Karen Batten was born on 21 Oct 1946 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. She married Danny Sample in Arkansas. He was born in Mississippi. He died in Louisiana, USA.

  iv.

Ricky Allen Batten was born on 03 Jun 1954 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He married Sandy Burton.

Generation 3
4.

Elisha Albert Batten, son of William Franklin Batten and Margaret Ann Bryant was born on 11 Jul 1877 in Decatur County Tennessee. He died on 03 Aug 1948 in Greene County Arkansas. He married Fannie Tuma McElwee in 1906 in Greene County Arkansas.

 

5.

Fannie Tuma McElwee, daughter of Joshua Smith McElwee and Ella C. Owen was born on 16 Jul 1888 in Paragould Arkansas. She died in Jan 1978 in West Memphis burial Greene County Arkansas Pruetts Chapel Cem..

 

Notes for Elisha Albert Batten:

Elisha Albert Batten was buried in the Pruetts Chapel Cemetery , Greene County, Paragould Arkansas

along with his wife Fannie T. McElwee Batten and a grave marked Infant of Albert and Fannie Batten

November 12, 1910.

 

Fannie Tuma McElwee and Elisha Albert Batten had the following children:
2. i.

Albert Joshua Batten was born on 03 Sep 1914 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He died on 23 Jul 1987 in Gonzales, La.. He married Keturah Early on 13 Apr 1935 in Paragould Arkansas, daughter of Lonnie Denman Early and Connie R. Frields. She was born on 15 Nov 1913 in Marmaduke, Arkansas. She died on 12 Dec 1984 in Baton Rouge, La. burial Paragould, Ar. Memorial Gardens Cem..

  ii.

Frank W. Batten was born on 18 Jan 1916 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He died on 08 Mar 1990 in Peoria Illinois. He married Addie Lucille Mariar on 07 Jan 1939 in St Louis, Missouri.

 

Notes for Frank W. Batten:

Frank was a food production manager for 35 years at Palace Cafeteria and 9 years in food service for Caterpillar, INc.  He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Kiwanis Club.

Frank W. Batten was born on 18 Jan 1916 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He died on 08 Mar 1990 in Peoria Illinois. He married Addie Lucille Mariar on 07 Jan 1939 in St Louis, Missouri.

 

Notes for Frank W. Batten:

Frank was a food production manager for 35 years at Palace Cafeteria and 9 years in food service for Caterpillar, INc.  He was a World War II Army Air Force veteran.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Kiwanis Club.

  iii.

Hugh Lilbourne Batten was born on 11 Aug 1919 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He died on 01 Dec 1988 in St. Louis, Mo. He married Lorene Payne.

  iv.

Edna Margaret Batten was born on 12 Feb 1923 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. She died on 03 Jul 2008 in W. Memphis, Arkansas. She married James E. Himes.

  v.

Frances Irene Batten was born in 1921 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. She married Herman Kraus. He was born in Germany. He died in Germany.

  vi.

John Samuel Batten was born on 01 Sep 1926 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He died on 29 Aug 1961 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. He married Ruth Cothren.

6.

Lonnie Denman Early, son of James Early and Jenny Snowden was born on 07 Nov 1886 in Rector, Clay, Arkansas, USA. He died in Oct 1965 in Green County Arkansas burial Paragould Memorial Gardens. He married Connie R. Frields in 1908 in Greene County Arkansas.

 

7.

Connie R. Frields, daughter of Nell Frields was born in 1889 in Tennessee. She died in 1972 in Green County Arkansas burial Paragould Memorial Gardens.

 

Notes for Lonnie Denman Early:

Lonnie's registration card dated June 5, 1917 states that he was 5ft, 6in tall , slender with Gray eyes and brown hair.

 

Connie R. Frields and Lonnie Denman Early had the following children:
3. i.

Keturah Early was born on 15 Nov 1913 in Marmaduke, Arkansas. She died on 12 Dec 1984 in Baton Rouge, La. burial Paragould, Ar. Memorial Gardens Cem.. She married Albert Joshua Batten on 13 Apr 1935 in Paragould Arkansas, son of Elisha Albert Batten and Fannie Tuma McElwee. He was born on 03 Sep 1914 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He died on 23 Jul 1987 in Gonzales, La..

  ii.

Paul Arthur Early was born in 1909.

  iii.

Ethel M Early was born on 22 Aug 1911 in Marmaduke, Arkansas. She died on 14 May 1986 in Poplar Bluff,Missouri. She married William Van Elder on 14 Apr 1934.

  iv.

L. C. Early was born on 22 May 1915 in Marmaduke, Arkansas. He died on 22 Mar 2006 in Paragould Arkansas.

  v.

Robert Early.

  vi.

Levi O Early.

Generation 4
8.

William Franklin Batten, son of John L. Batten and Emily King was born on 31 May 1853 in Carroll Tennessee. He died on 06 May 1901 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas. He married Margaret Ann Bryant.

 

9.

Margaret Ann Bryant, daughter of James Lewis Bryant and Mary Jane Lasater was born on 20 Apr 1858 in Tennessee. She died on 28 Dec 1938 in Paragould Greene County Arkansas.

 

Notes for William Franklin Batten:

Head Stone shows W. F. Batten buried at New Friendship Cemetery, Greene County

Arkansas along side Margaret Ann Bryant Batten

 

Margaret Ann Bryant and William Franklin Batten had the following children:
4. i.

Elisha Albert Batten was born on 11 Jul 1877 in Decatur County Tennessee. He died on 03 Aug 1948 in Greene County Arkansas. He married Fannie Tuma McElwee in 1906 in Greene County Arkansas, daughter of Joshua Smith McElwee and Ella C. Owen. She was born on 16 Jul 1888 in Paragould Arkansas. She died in Jan 1978 in West Memphis burial Greene County Arkansas Pruetts Chapel Cem..

Elisha Albert Batten was born on 11 Jul 1877 in Decatur County Tennessee. He died on 03 Aug 1948 in Greene County Arkansas. He married Fannie Tuma McElwee in 1906 in Greene County Arkansas, daughter of Joshua Smith McElwee and Ella C. Owen. She was born on 16 Jul 1888 in Paragould Arkansas. She died in Jan 1978 in West Memphis burial Greene County Arkansas Pruetts Chapel Cem..

  ii.

William Ernest Batten was born on 22 Jun 1897 in Paragould Arkansas. He died in Nov 1897 in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, USA.

  iii.

Nettie A. Batten was born in 1873 in Arkansas.

  iv.

Hugh Laster Batten was born on 17 Aug 1885 in Decatur, Tennessee. He died on 30 Sep 1962 in Liniwood.

  v.

John Tucker Batten was born on 07 Jan 1888 in Advance Stoddaw Missouri. He died in Jul 1970 in Montgomery Alabama. He married Ethel Browning.

10.

Joshua Smith McElwee, son of Samuel Smith McElwee and Hannah Olden Walker was born on 01 Feb 1861 in Tennessee. He died on 19 Apr 1923 in Paragould Arkansas. He married Ella C. Owen on 22 Dec 1881 in Paragould Arkansas.

 

11.

Ella C. Owen was born on 28 Feb 1865 in Mississippi. She died in 1897 in Paragould Arkansas.

 

Ella C. Owen and Joshua Smith McElwee had the following children:
  i.

Lee Ora McElwee was born in Feb 1886 in Paragould Arkansas. She died in 1928.

5. ii.

Fannie Tuma McElwee was born on 16 Jul 1888 in Paragould Arkansas. She died in Jan 1978 in West Memphis burial Greene County Arkansas Pruetts Chapel Cem.. She married Elisha Albert Batten in 1906 in Greene County Arkansas, son of William Franklin Batten and Margaret Ann Bryant. He was born on 11 Jul 1877 in Decatur County Tennessee. He died on 03 Aug 1948 in Greene County Arkansas.

  iii.

Edna Earle McElwee was born in Sep 1890 in Paragould Arkansas.

  iv.

Mayme Olden McElwee was born on 21 Jul 1895 in Paragould Arkansas. She died on 28 Jul 1978.

12.

James Early was born in 1861 in Mississippi. He married Jenny Snowden.

 

13.

Jenny Snowden was born in Arkansas.

 

Jenny Snowden and James Early had the following children:
6. i.

Lonnie Denman Early was born on 07 Nov 1886 in Rector, Clay, Arkansas, USA. He died in Oct 1965 in Green County Arkansas burial Paragould Memorial Gardens. He married Connie R. Frields in 1908 in Greene County Arkansas. She was born in 1889 in Tennessee. She died in 1972 in Green County Arkansas burial Paragould Memorial Gardens.

  ii.

Ollie Early was born in Feb 1885.

  iii.

Lulu Early was born in 1892.

15.

Nell Frields.