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Elizabeth Betzer Burrous
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1828
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1881
Hervey City
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Elizabeth was the daughter of Benjamin and Rebecca Long Betzer. She married first, Micajah Oxley, with whom she had a son, Anthony Taylor Oxley.

She married second, Bennett Alfred Burrous, with whom she had five children: Mary Burrous Laughlin, Marion Henry Burrous, Rebecca Jane "Dollie" Burrous Tohill, Richard O. Burrous and Ella Anna Burrous Logan.

The 1880 census stated that she was suffering from scroffula (a tuberculosis of the neck), which must have caused her death. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Benjamin Betzer (1809 - 1881)
  Rebecca Long Betzer (1809 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Bennett Alfred Burrous (1834 - 1900)
 
 Children:
  Anthony Taylor Oxley (1847 - 1928)*
  Marion Henry Burrous (1859 - 1937)*
  Rebecca Jane Burrous Tohill (1861 - 1938)*
  Richard O Burrous (1864 - 1937)*
  Ella Anna Logan (1867 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Betzer Burrous (1828 - 1881)
  Anthony L. Betzer (1832 - 1906)*
  George Washington Betzer (1841 - 1915)*
  Peter James Betzer (1843 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
From Janet Donner: "I talked to the caretaker and here is what he said: the large stone of courts is of B.A. 1834-1900. there are 6 graves in the plot one to B.A., Richard, anna then just mother so I think that must be Elizabeth. then two babies Marie, and Bernie Burrous. no dates on eliz or the babies. I went over to take the pictures and to see if I could chalk anything and nothing came out that you could read. the writing on the stones is completely gone. there are some names on top but even with the chalking I couldn't make it out. so my guess is richard and ann are buried together and the other is elizabeth? I sent you the picture looking from the large stone of B.A. so that you can see there are spaces between his grave and the other stones."
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Mount Zion
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Block 2, Lot 59
 
Created by: Kathleen
Record added: Apr 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88298881
Elizabeth <i>Betzer</i> Burrous
Added by: janet donner
 
Elizabeth <i>Betzer</i> Burrous
Added by: Kathleen
 
Elizabeth <i>Betzer</i> Burrous
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Added by: janet donner
 
 
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- liz
 Added: Aug. 8, 2013
 
 
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