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Anthony Batt

Death: Died
Place of Burial: Our Lady Help of Christians, 4125 Union Rd, Buffalo, Erie, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Franz Joseph Batt and Barbara Batt
Husband of Maria Anna Batt; Rosalia Batt and Martha Batt
Father of Lana Batt; August Batt; Alice Batt; Sanon Batt; Louis Batt and 1 other
Brother of Franz Joseph Batt, Jr.; Maria Anna Gangloff; Stephan Batt; Theresia Schwartz; Barbara Ottney and 5 others

Managed by: Lori Anne Dean-Stein
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Anthony Batt's Timeline

January 31, 1819
November 11, 1836
Age 17
Le Havre, Upper-Normandy, France

"The Batt family left LeHavre aboard the "Mary Ann", an American vessel under the command of Capt. Arthur Child. It had been built by Joseph Clark, the first full-rigged ship built at the Waldoboro, Maine, shipyard, and registered on 28 October 1835... On 29 November 1836, occurred the single most well known event in the history of the Batt family. The story has become a legend...On that date, ... the ship was suddenly hit by a violent tropical storm of hurricane severity....During the fury of the storm, the "Mary Ann" was stripped of sails, lost several masts, and began to leak dangerously."

"In this hour of extreme peril, Joseph Batt once again turned to the Blessed Virgin to safeguard the journey of the family. Invoking the name of Our Lady Help of Christians, Star of the Sea, he made a solemn vow that if he and his family were to arrive safely in America, he would build a chapel there in her honor."

The ship arrived in New York City on February 2, 1837. 84 days later.

- Batt Genealogy (c) 1976

November 26, 1844
Age 25
Williamsville, NY, USA
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October 3, 1854
Age 35
Williamsville, NY, USA
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July 17, 1866
Age 47
Cheektowaga, NY, USA