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Betsy Banks Atkin
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Birth: Jan. 19, 1824
Death: Oct. 16, 1885

Betsy was born in New York, the daughter of Orrin and Olive (Brown). The family removed to Lake County, Ohio, sometime before 1845 where upon she married her husband before coming to Lake County, Indiana. The following known children came from the union: Mary, Orrin, Joseph, Morgan, Susan, Mahlon, Wilton and Loren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Orin Banks (1803 - 1857)
  Olive Brown Banks (1805 - 1887)
 
 Children:
  Orin E Atkin (1844 - 1864)*
  Morgan W Atkin (1848 - 1850)*
  Mahlon Delos Atkin (1854 - 1929)*
  Wilton L Atkin (1856 - 1859)*
 
 Siblings:
  Parley A Banks*
  Betsy Banks Atkin (1824 - 1885)
  William Allen Banks (1836 - 1904)*
  Nathaniel P. Banks (1845 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Betsy Banks
Born Jan. 19, 1824
Married
M.B. Atkin
In Lake County, Ohio, July 4, 1840.
Moved to La Porte Co., Ind. Oct. 1846.
Moved to Lake Co., Ind. March 1853.
Died Oct. 16, 1885

Her toils are past, her work is done,
and she is fully blest,
She's fought the fight, the victory won,
and entered into rest.

 
Note: Sources from Ancestry.com: 1850 U.S. Census, Scipio, La Porte, Indiana, 1860 U.S. Census, Ross, Lake County, Indiana, Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: historical and biographical.
 
Burial:
Maplewood Historic Cemetery
Crown Point
Lake County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Tina
Record added: Nov 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44897434
Betsy <i>Banks</i> Atkin
Added by: Tina
 
Betsy <i>Banks</i> Atkin
Added by: Tina
 
Betsy <i>Banks</i> Atkin
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Added by: Indiana Bill
 
 
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