|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1844|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1924|
CENSUS: THE FAMILY OF ELI BETTS
1840 PA-Craw-Shenango-354: Benj Bates, 2 boys(20001--00001)
1850 PA-Mercer-Green-0390: Benj 37, Lea 26, Mathias 12, Cath'rn 9, Anne 7, Eli 6, Zachariah 2
1860 IA-Polk-4MileTwp-070: Benj 49, Leah 41, Anna 17, Eli 15, Taylor 12, ScottS 7, Chas 6, HA 11mos
1870 MO-Gentry-Jackson-617: Benjamin 53, Harriet 48, Anna26, Taylor23, Scott 19, Chas16, Adella10
1880 IL-Han-Carthage(65-6): Eli 32, Ursula 26, LeahM 8, GraceS 6, Alma 8mos
1900 IA-Lee-Jackson(67-08): Eli 53, Ursula 45(5/4); Alma 19, Ada 16, Helen 4; RH; Horse dealer
1910 IA-Lee-Jackson(70-06): Eli 62, Sula 54(5/4), Adah 24, Helen 15; OMH; horse buyer
1920 IA-Lee-Keokuk(73-007): EliC 71, Ursula 64; OMH; stock buyer
ODDSTUFF---Eli shows up slightly older when he is with his parents; then younger when with Sula; his parents did not live in or near Harrisburg PA.
IA--Keokuk Daily Gate....14 Aug 1924
ELI C BETTS: Keokuk; died Thursday[08-14] following a long serious illness. His health had been failing for the past 4 years; he had been bedfast since Mar of this year. His death was caused by a complication of diseases. He was born 20 Mar 1847 at Harrisburg PA. He married MissUrsula Spangler 9 Jun 1872 at Carthage IL after having lived in Carthage for about 2yrs. The family moved to Keokuk in 1892 & Mr&Mrs Betts have made their home in this city since that time. MrBetts was a member of First Christian Church.
MrsBetts survives her husband with children: MrsEC Kirkland-Keokuk; MrsAnderson-Peoria IL; MrsLR Lofton-Keokuk; 6 grandchildren; 1 bro: Scott Betts-NorthBend NE; & 1 nephew: Ben Betts-Keokuk. One dau-Grace Betts died at the age of 18yrs.
Short funeral services will be held from the residence Saturday afternoon after which the body will be taken to Carthage IL for burial in MossRidge Cem.
IL--Carthage Gazette 8/20: ELI died after 2yrs of invalidism. Betts & his bros were residents of Carthage for a number of years engaged in the horse buying & shipping business. Five daus were born: Leah(Mrs Johnson-now a widow); Grace-wife of Ed Haney died in 1893; MrsAlma Babb & MrsAda Anderson-both Peoria; & MrsHelen Lofton-Keokuk. Service was held Saturday.
Benjamin Betts (1815 - 1883)
Leah Flaugh Betts (1818 - 1860)
Ursula Catherine Spangler Betts (1854 - 1940)
Leah Mary Betts Kirkland (1872 - 1964)*
Grace A Betts (1874 - 1892)*
Alma Lee Betts Babb (1879 - 1964)*
Adah Anna Betts Anderson (1883 - ____)*
Helen Gladys Betts Lofton (1894 - 1961)*
Note: BIRTH DATE DIFFERS---(1847-1924)
Moss Ridge Cemetery
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: Jun 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53824369
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|
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