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Re: Batemans Island

Posted: 24 Jun 2013 10:54AM GMT
Classification: Query
Bateman Island was orginally owned by Jean Mars a free Black man who sold the Island to a Mr.Rice in 1808, it was then known as Rice Island. Bateman received a land Grand from President Andrew Jackson when he was 17 years old because of his service to his country at the Battle of New Orleans at Chalmette,La in 1814,The Island became known as Bateman Island and still is as of today. There is a cemetery on the Island with decedents of the Bateman's and the Williams families.
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Robert Willia... 18 Feb 2013 7:28PM GMT 
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Robert Willia... 30 Apr 2013 12:43PM GMT 
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