Alexander F. Batcheller
2-Dec-1811, MA

Old06bar

ALEXANDER FREELAND BATCHELLER, born 2-Dec-1811 in Grafton or Sutton, MA;
son of Moses BATCHELLER born 1784 & Polly CHASE born 1791;
died 29-Sep-1878 in Cedar Falls, IA.

Educated in public schools in Sutton, MA, pursuing an early interest in botany and medicine.  Graduated 1834 from Worcester Medical College, Worcester, MA at the age of 22.  Practiced medicine in Sutton, MA until 1843, married and widowed twice, then moved to Burrillville, RI before marrying a third time.  Suffering from failing health and serious asthma trouble, he moved his family in 1856 to Wilmington, Houston County, Minnesota.  In 1865, he bought a farm near Cedar Falls, IA, and settled there.


Married (1) 1835 in Sutton, MA, to Lucy DEAN;
born ____ in _____;
daughter of _____ DEAN & _____ _____;
died c1838 in Sutton, MA.

Children of Alexander & Lucy:

  1. Frances Louis Batcheller, born 1-Apr-1836;
    unmarried, resided in Cedar Rapids, IA;

Married (2) in Sutton, MA, to Ruth YOUNG;
born ____ in _____;
daughter of _____ Young & _____ _____;
died c1843 in Sutton, MA.

Children of Alexander & Ruth:

  1. Victoria Louise Batcheller, born 8-Mar-1842;  married _____;
    died 29-Dec-1866 in Burrillville, RI; no children;

Married (3) 24-Aug-1846 in Burrillville, RI, to Keziah WALLING;
born 6-Feb-1815 in Providence County, RI;
daughter of John WALLING born 1777 & Sarah PAINE born 1785;
died 9-Dec-1898 in IA.

Children of Alexander & Keziah:

  1.   Alexander Freeland Batcheller, born 4-May-1847;  married (1) 8-Sep-1867/68 to Adelaide (Addie) M. MARCY, 2 children;  married (2) 20-Mar-1879 in Cedar Falls, IA, to Mary Childs Celicia BALLOU, 4 children;  died 28-Jan-1911 in Council Bluffs, IA.
  2. Lucy Dean Batcheller, born 18-Oct-1848;  unmarried;  resided at 167 South Main Street, Woonsocket, RI;
  3. Martha Walling Batcheller, born 23-May-1850;  married 20-Mar-1872 in Rockwell City, IA, to Rev. Joseph L. WHITNEY;
  4. Moses F. Batcheller, born 3-Jan-1853;  married Eva E. EMERSON;
  5. Stephen Esten Batcheller, born 29-May-1855;  married Emma L. MOWREY;

Photographs:


Dr. Alexander Batcheller
c1875

Keziah Walling Batcheller
c1875
 

Sources:

  • Family group record information from Olive R. Meader and living relatives;
  • Personal photograph album of Mary Keziah Batcheller;
  • Walling family information collected by Edward Walling of Chepachet & Providence, RI;
  • "Batchelder, Batcheller Genealogy", Frederick Clifton Pierce, 1898,
    Chicago, IL: pgs 520-521, #1005;
  • Bachelor, Batchelder, etc. family information on the Internet, including corrections to the Pierce book, from the Lane Memorial Library, Hampton, NH, 1999;

Old06bar
[This page last updated 27-Apr-2011]

Index
Index
Surnames
Surnames
Pictures
Pictures
History
History
Sources
Sources
Home
Home