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Edwin Betterton
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1840
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1924

son of William and Mercy (Longly) Betterton

There is an article on them on Pages 634-635, of "History of Wapello County and Representative Citizens," published in 1901, by the Biographical Publishing Company in Chicago, Illinois. According to the article Edwin Betterton was first married to Mary Burbage, a daughter of James Burbage of Agency. She died in Decmeber 1861, without issue. Mary was Edwin's second wife, and he was her second husband. She had first been married to W.P. Carmack, and they had one child, Ella, who is buried there too. Ella C. married N.M. Moore, and they had three children: Maud, Kittie, and Louise.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Gardner Betterton (1801 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary S. Weaver Betterton (1839 - 1917)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Betterton Hatch (1827 - 1894)*
  Lucinda Betterton McClain (1831 - 1924)*
  Gardner Betterton (1833 - 1914)*
  Edwin Betterton (1840 - 1924)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Eldon Cemetery
Eldon
Wapello County
Iowa, USA
Plot: section 2, row 20, grave 11
 
Created by: becky
Record added: Oct 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16135434
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Edwin was the first white person born in Wapello county.
- "IRISH EYES ARE SMILING"
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- Dana Meeks
 Added: Aug. 26, 2012
 
 
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