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Charles William Betts
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1884
Quincy
Adams County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 5, 1967
Keokuk
Lee County
Iowa, USA

QUESTION OF PARENTS:
The 1911 obit of Mathias Betts shows this information: An adopted son Charles Betts, who has been with Mr&Mrs Betts for the past 25yrs also makes this city his home, residing at the family residence on HighSt.
The 1967 obit below shows: Born 21 Mar 1884 at Quincy IL, son of Benjamin & Emeline Betts.

IA--Daily Gate City....06 Oct 1967
CHARLES W BETTS: 83; Keokuk,died Thursday [10-5] at GrahamHosp where he was a patient for 2wks. He had been ill for the past 6 weeks. Born 21 Mar 1884 at Quincy IL, he was a son of Benjamin & Emeline Betts. He married Jessie Henson 18 Mar 1914 in Keokuk. He was a frmr board member of First ChristianChurch, Christ-ian Mens Fellowship & frmr Governor of Moose Lodge-704 Keokuk. He worked for Ackerson & Ringstrom Cabinet Co for 24yrs & Linquist Bros Furniture for 28yrs.
Survivors include 3 sons: Arthur, Oscar, Louis Betts-all Keokuk; 2 daus: Alice (sp-Wm) Peel-Keokuk; Jessie Betts-at home, 16 grandchil-dren, 26 gr grandchildren & several nieces--nephews. He was preceded in death by 2 sons & a dau.
Service will be Saturday[10-7] at Schmidt Memorial Home with RevEllsworth Woods officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cem.

From Funeral Home Information:
Plot: Block 32-W12-1 Grave No. 1
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Mathias W Betts (1837 - 1911)
  Mary E Spangler Betts (1845 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Jessie Viola Henson Strohmaier (1897 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Louis E Betts (1914 - 1989)*
  Mildred V Betts Glasgow (1916 - 1962)*
  Harley Walter Betts (1918 - 1918)*
  Charles William Betts (1918 - 1918)*
  Arthur Albertis Betts (1919 - 2005)*
  Oscar William Betts (1921 - 1985)*
  Jessie Mae Betts (1923 - 2013)*
  Alice Lucille Betts Peel (1925 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin L Betts (1860 - 1940)**
  Sylvester Betts (1863 - 1896)**
  Jane Jenny Betts (1864 - 1881)**
  George Franklin Betz (1876 - 1940)**
  Charles William Betts (1884 - 1967)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Keokuk
Lee County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section 1:32
 
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: May 24, 2010
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Charles William Betts
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Charles William Betts
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MOST ALL desire--A Forget me not! We should remember Andrew Betts-an early settler of CrawfordCnty PA as the father of this large family group. Rest in peace one & all; One more of the many distant cousins-Dianna
- DJ Csikos
 Added: Sep. 22, 2012
 
 
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