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John Betts
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Birth: Oct. 29, 1876
Big Stone County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Oct. 4, 1946
Big Stone County
Minnesota, USA

ODDSTUFF---The cemstone, the Draft and the obit all show different birth years

DATA---DRAFT APP--WW1....John Betts filled out Registration Card C on 12 Sep 1918 in BigStoneCnty MN. John: 39, was native born on 29 Oct 1879. He was a self employed farmer; Living in Barry MN; His nearest relative was MrsAnn Betts (same address). He was medium height; medium build; with blue eyes & black hair. Signed---John Betts

MN--Graceville Enterprise....08 Oct 1946
JOHN BETTS: [68]; BigStoneCnty, died Friday afternoon [10-4] of coronary acclusions in the office of the local clinic to which he had come after suffering a heart attack at his farm home. The deceased who was born 29 Oct 1877 came to BigStone with his parents to live when he was 5yrs of age. On Valentines Day 1912 he was united in marriage to Ann Myers-Barry. They became the parents of 4 children. A retired farmer, MrBetts was a member of StBarnabas Church & had been a member of the Modern Woodmen organization.
Surviving him are his sons: Joachim-Barry; Raymond-Milwaukee; Sherman-LosAngeles CA; dau: MaryGrace-Oakland CA; 3 grandchildren; a bro: Abe-Clinton; 3 sis: MrsJack Mullin-Graceville; MrsJohn Higgins-Minneapolis; & MrsJohn Sullivan-Barry.
Honorary pallbearers will be JSullivan, JamesFermoyle, DaveDyer, JohnCurran, John Kennedy & PatrickHanratty. Active pallbearers will be RoyParker, Arnonld Hendricks, JamesMullin, RoyClark, VincentSullivan & JohnHeck. {Internment in StMarys Cem}
Family links: 
  Orin Leonard Betts (1842 - 1923)
  Mary Catherine Collins Betts (1842 - 1929)
  Agnes Ann Myers Betts (1888 - 1922)
  Joachim John Betts (1913 - 1974)*
  Raymond George Betts (1915 - 1996)*
  Sherman Edward Betts (1917 - 1983)*
  Mary Grace Betts Spingola (1919 - 2003)*
  Elizabeth Irene Betts Sullivan (1859 - 1941)**
  Peter B Betts (1862 - 1946)**
  Ora Catherine Betts (1863 - ____)**
  Mary Betts Clifford (1867 - 1942)*
  Louis J Betts (1868 - 1928)*
  William Joseph Betts (1869 - 1945)*
  Anna Louise Betts (1872 - 1895)*
  Abram B Betts (1873 - 1951)*
  Sherman Betts (1875 - 1907)*
  John Betts (1876 - 1946)
  Sarah Gertrude Betts Mullin (1878 - 1953)*
  Maria M Betts (1880 - 1895)*
  Orrin Leonard Betts (1883 - 1945)*
  Catherine Betts Higgins (1884 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Mary Cemetery
Big Stone County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: Aug 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56927159
John Betts
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John Betts
Added by: Roger Strand
John 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. 8, 2012

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