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:
- 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:
- Victoria Louise Batcheller, born 8-Mar-1842;
died 29-Dec-1866 in Burrillville, RI; no children;
Married (3) 24-Aug-1846 in Burrillville, RI, to
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:
Alexander Freeland Batcheller,
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.
- Lucy Dean Batcheller, born 18-Oct-1848;
unmarried; resided at 167 South Main Street, Woonsocket, RI;
- Martha Walling Batcheller, born 23-May-1850;
married 20-Mar-1872 in Rockwell City, IA, to Rev. Joseph L. WHITNEY;
- Moses F. Batcheller, born 3-Jan-1853;
married Eva E. EMERSON;
- Stephen Esten Batcheller,
born 29-May-1855; married Emma L. MOWREY;
Dr. Alexander Batcheller
Keziah Walling Batcheller
- 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;