Jul. 1, 1785 Edgartown Dukes County Massachusetts, USA
Jun. 3, 1836 South Paris Oxford County Maine, USA
Betsey was the daughter of Rev. John and Jedidah [Smith] TRIPP. Rev. Tripp moved his family to Hebron, Maine in 1798 when Betsy was 13 yrs. old. Rev. Tripps Church records show Betsy maarried John Besse in 1803.
Betsy gave birth to all 14 of the following children in the same house in Paris, Maine:
Erastus Besse Cyrus Bessey Bessey Miranda Tripp Besse Olive Besse John Grafton Besse Betsey Orson Besse Sylvester Besse Roxanna Besse Fessenden Besse Henry Osgood Besse Hannah Besse Sarah Smith Besse Angustus Harlock Besse Charles Brainard Besse