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William Joseph Betts
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Birth: May 4, 1869
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 30, 1945
Barry
Big Stone County
Minnesota, USA

MN--Graceville Enterprise...05 Jun 1945
WILLIAM JOSEPH BETTS-67:
Barry, passed away last Tuesday [5-30] at his home follow-ing a lingering illness. He was born 4 May 1869 at Shakopee. In 1878 when he was 9yrs old, he came to BigStone Cnty with his parents, Mr-Mrs Leonard Betts. He was married at Big Stone Cnty on 14 Feb 1900. Before moving to the present home at Barry, they lived on a farm west of Barry, which Betts had home-steaded when he was 19yrs old.
Surviving are 8 children: Ann Lindskog-Seattle WA; Catherine Morrison & Viola (sp-Harry) Williams-Cloquet; Isabel (sp-Joseph) Private-Gracevl; Mary (sp-Carroll) Rippie & Evelyn (sp-Pat) Schafer-Minneapolis; Leonard Betts-KansasCity MO; Wm Betts-NewBrighton. Also surviving are 2 sis: Catherine Higgins-StPaul; Sara Mullin-Graceville; 2 bros: Abie Betts-Clinton; Jack Betts-Barry & 21 grandchildren.
Final rites for MrBetts were held Saturday [6-02] from StBarnabas Church at Barry with Rev John McKeever officiating. Pallbearers were Jim Fermoyle, John Curran, Brian Reedy, John Kennedy, Arnold Hendricks & Jack Heck. Interment was in LakesideCem-Graceville.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Orin Leonard Betts (1842 - 1923)
  Mary Catherine Collins Betts (1842 - 1929)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Joyce Betts Lestina (1878 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Sara Catherine Betts (1904 - 1909)*
  Anna Maria Betts Lindskog (1906 - 1998)*
  Catherine M Betts Sundstrom (1909 - 2010)*
  Viola Laurilla Betts Williams (1911 - 1974)*
  Isabel Winifred Betts Private (1913 - 1998)*
  Mary Margaret Betts Rippie (1916 - 2000)*
  Evelyn Lenora Betts Schafer (1918 - 1986)*
  Ellenore Betts (1919 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  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
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Graceville Cemetery
Graceville
Big Stone County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: OBIT shows Lakeside Cem
 
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: Aug 18, 2010
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William Joseph Betts
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William Joseph Betts
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William Joseph 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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- DJ Csikos
 Added: Mar. 31, 2011
 
 
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