Samuel R Batson

8 April 1925–19 August 1981 (Age 56)
Galt, Grundy, Missouri, United States

The Life of Samuel R

When Samuel R Batson was born on 8 April 1925, in Galt, Grundy, Missouri, United States, his father, Jacob "Jake" Batson, was 29 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Ralls, was 19. He married Iris Lorraine Dawkins on 9 January 1948, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Jackson Township, Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 19 August 1981, in Chillicothe, Livingston, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Avalon, Livingston, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel R Batson
Iris Lorraine Dawkins
Marriage: 9 January 1948
Jacob Thomas Batson

Spouse and Children


    Iris Lorraine Dawkins


9 January 1948
Missouri, United States


    Jacob Thomas Batson


Parents and Siblings



    Margaret Trumamie Batson



    Hattie M. Batson


    Jimmy Batson


World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 6

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Age 16

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Batt 1 and 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sammy Batson in household of Jake Batson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Samuel R Batson in household of Jake Batson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sammy R Batson, "Missouri, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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