My great-grandfather Robert Batters, b.
1836, arrived in NY on May 30, 1864,
with 5 children and his wife Mary Luby Batters. They settled in
my grandfather had a meat market called Robert Batters Meat Market,
their sons, Robert Batters b. 3.7.1860 (in Ireland) was my grandfather.
My grandfather married Alice Purcell, b .9.8.1861, daughter of
John and Johanna Purcell, on April 22, 1883.
and grandmother had 4 surviving children, amongst whom was my
father Thomas B. Batters, b. 1.27.1893. Thomas and my Mom also
had 4 children, and I am the third born