Source: Weis, Magna Charta Sureties, 1215, 4th ed., pgs vii-viii
Lord Basset) was attending a gathering for King Edward I on 25 Jan 12 96 in Salisbury. He served in Parliament on 6 Feb 1298 in England. He serv ed in the military on 24 Jun 1314 in the Battle of Bannockburn. He was tak en as a Prisoner of War. He died before 18 Aug 1314.
Richard Basset I, succeeded his father as Justice of England, which high o ffice he filled in the latter part of King Henry I.'s reign, and through t he whole of King Stephen's. In the 5th year of the latter monarch, he w as sheriff of Surrey, Cambridge, and Huntingdonshire, with Aleric de Ver e; and he served the same office for Essex, Hertford, Buckingham, Bedfor d, Norfolk, Suffolk, Northampton, and Leicestershire. He married Maud Ride l, only daughter and heiress of Geoffrey Ridel, Lord of Witheringe, by Gev a, daughter of Hugh Lupus, Earl of Chester.
Sources: Research of Carol Lawrence Vidales (vidales@@worldnet.att.net), 19 99. Muster Rolls, War of 1812, North Carolina USGenWeb Archives, 1999. Early American Marriages: Atlantic South Region from Ancestry, Inc.
Mentioned in will of Thomas Bateman, NC Archives, C.R.077.801.1, as grands on. Will of William Bateman, NC Archives, C.R.077.801.1 Sources: Hathway's Register, N.C. Genealogical Soc., J.R.B. Hathway,editor ,reprint 1979, Page: Vol. 3, Page 380
Source: Darlene Gray
, Gray's House database, http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=grayshouse3&i d= I02080 Lula May is buried in the Ward family cemetery located on the Ward homeste ad just North and East of Spiro, Okla., next to "Granny" Ward, her husban ds mother. Joseph was not well thought of by Lula's family due to his sometimes unsee mly behavior, so he was buried in a spot in a far corner of the Ward Cemet ery, well removed from from where Lula is buried. Joseph Ward's mother was Eliza LeFlore, his father was Jeremiah Ward. LeFl ore Co., Okla., was named after Chief Greenwood LeFlore and the LeFlore fa mily. Joseph Ward was 1/2 Choctaw Indian. This information was attained from Lula's family Bible. After her death t he Bible was kept by her daughter Becky until her death, then the Bible we nt to Eliza (Ward) Casey. In the 1970's a tornado struck near Eliza's hom e, destroying the house and the Bible.
Tyler (Texas) Journal, Friday, December 16, 1932. Bateman Funeral Conducted At Arp: Funeral services for William Daniel Bate man, 76, well known farmer of Arp vicinity, were conducted at Arp, with bu rial there. Mr. Bateman died Sunday. Sharp & Son of Troup, undertakers, di rected the funeral. Several sons survive.