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Elizabeth "Bettie" Stephens Throneberry
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Birth: Aug. 11, 1861
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 1938
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

ELIZABETH "BETTIE" STEPHENS THRONEBERRY was the daughter of Daniel Stephens and his 3rd wife Sarah Elvira McClure. Her father was a merchant and long term Mayor of Wartrace in Bedford Co., TN. Bettie's mother died shortly after her birth and Bettie was raised by her father's 4th wife, step-mother Elizabeth Jane Ayers.

NOTE - on the 1880 Census of her father's household, Bettie is listed as Gestine, but all source documents after that list her as Bettie.

Bettie had one older sister from her parent's marriage, Rachel Caroline Stephens who married George Allen Shelton.

Bettie had 19 half-siblings from her father's other 3 marriages.

Bettie married widowed farmer John L. Throneberry Aug. 6, 1888 in Bedford Co. His 1st wife was Eliza Friddle.

Bettie and John lived in Coffee Co., TN. They had 5 children, an infant who died, and:
1. Jerline, 1889-1979, m. J. W. Roberts
2. Thomas Stephens, 1890-1976
3. Cyrus Cooper, 1893-1974
4. Sylvester "Vester" Hassell, 1897-1968

John died in 1919. In 1920 Bettie was living with widowed step-son Charles and his children in Coffee Co., TN.

In 1930 Bettie was living with son Cyrus, a Policeman, and his family in Nashville, TN. She died there.

Bettie is buried here with her husband. They have a double tombstone.
Family links: 
  Daniel Stephens (1809 - 1894)
  John Louis Throneberry (1845 - 1919)*
  John Patton Stephens (1830 - 1904)*
  Joseph Erwin Stephens (1831 - 1873)*
  Henry Michael Stephens (1833 - 1863)*
  James Milton Stephens (1834 - 1917)*
  Nancy Catherine Stephens Keller (1838 - 1887)*
  Robert Howell Stephens (1843 - 1912)*
  Thomas A. Stephens (1844 - 1877)*
  Rachel Caroline Stephens Shelton (1859 - 1924)*
  Elizabeth Stephens Throneberry (1861 - 1938)
  Sarah A Stephens Thomas (1866 - 1956)*
  Edmond Cooper Stephens (1869 - 1959)*
  George Rufus Stephens (1870 - 1944)*
*Calculated relationship
Keller Cemetery
Bedford County
Tennessee, USA
Maintained by: Kathleen Hill
Originally Created by: Jerry Scott
Record added: Sep 02, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21308369
Elizabeth Bettie <i>Stephens</i> Throneberry
Added by: Linda Harwell
Elizabeth Bettie <i>Stephens</i> Throneberry
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