|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1884|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 1967|
QUESTION OF PARENTS:
The 1911 obit of Mathias Betts shows this information: An adopted son Charles Betts, who has been with Mr&Mrs Betts for the past 25yrs also makes this city his home, residing at the family residence on HighSt.
The 1967 obit below shows: Born 21 Mar 1884 at Quincy IL, son of Benjamin & Emeline Betts.
IA--Daily Gate City....06 Oct 1967
CHARLES W BETTS: 83; Keokuk,died Thursday [10-5] at GrahamHosp where he was a patient for 2wks. He had been ill for the past 6 weeks. Born 21 Mar 1884 at Quincy IL, he was a son of Benjamin & Emeline Betts. He married Jessie Henson 18 Mar 1914 in Keokuk. He was a frmr board member of First ChristianChurch, Christ-ian Mens Fellowship & frmr Governor of Moose Lodge-704 Keokuk. He worked for Ackerson & Ringstrom Cabinet Co for 24yrs & Linquist Bros Furniture for 28yrs.
Survivors include 3 sons: Arthur, Oscar, Louis Betts-all Keokuk; 2 daus: Alice (sp-Wm) Peel-Keokuk; Jessie Betts-at home, 16 grandchil-dren, 26 gr grandchildren & several nieces--nephews. He was preceded in death by 2 sons & a dau.
Service will be Saturday[10-7] at Schmidt Memorial Home with RevEllsworth Woods officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cem.
From Funeral Home Information:
Plot: Block 32-W12-1 Grave No. 1
Mathias W Betts (1837 - 1911)
Mary E Spangler Betts (1845 - 1915)
Jessie Viola Henson Strohmaier (1897 - 1985)
Louis E Betts (1914 - 1989)*
Mildred V Betts Glasgow (1916 - 1962)*
Harley Walter Betts (1918 - 1918)*
Charles William Betts (1918 - 1918)*
Arthur Albertis Betts (1919 - 2005)*
Oscar William Betts (1921 - 1985)*
Jessie Mae Betts (1923 - 2013)*
Benjamin L Betts (1860 - 1940)**
Sylvester Betts (1863 - 1896)**
Jane Jenny Betts (1864 - 1881)**
George Franklin Betz (1876 - 1940)**
Charles William Betts (1884 - 1967)
Plot: Section 1:32
Created by: DJ Csikos
Record added: May 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52762466
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|
Added: Sep. 22, 2012