Mary Bateman

Femaleabout 1834–before 1878

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Bateman was born about 1834, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Edmond Bateman, was 24 and her mother, Clarky Alexander, was 31. She married James Fox Swain Jr in 1851, in Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died before 1878.

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Family Time Line

James Fox Swain Jr
Mary Bateman
Marriage: 1851
Martha Swain
Amos Washington Swain
Edmond Swain
Joseph J. Swain
Nancy Swain
Mary Elizabeth Swain
Clarky Ann Swain

Sources (26)

  • Mary Bateman in household of Edmund Bateman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Bateman, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Mary Swaine in entry for A W Swane Or Swaine and Dorcas Swain, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1851Tyrrell, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 2

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 12

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1853 · First State Fair

    Age 19

    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Bateman, Bat(te)man, and in the West Midlands of England Batemon, a pet form of Bate or Batte with the hypocoristic suffix -man.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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