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Elizabeth Frederick "Betsey" Pea Beckes
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Birth: May 1, 1781
Westmoreland City
Westmoreland County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1848
Knox County
Indiana, USA

From the biography of her son, Thomas P. Beckes, in "History of Knox & Daviess Counties Indiana," pp. 312-313:
"The mother [Elizabeth Frederick] was of a family of very early settlers and of Dutch descent. When she was but eleven years old she was taken prisoner by Indians, but in a few days made her escape. She was brought up, lived and died in this county [Knox, IN], her death occurring April 9, 1856 [Note: this is different from her tombstone date], and the father's [Benjamin Vincennes Beckes] occurring December 3, 1859. When she was married to Mr. Beckes she was the widow of Mr. Rea [should be Pea], a very early settler."

Family links: 
  Benjamin Vincennes Beckes (1786 - 1859)
  Ann Beckes Hayes (1816 - 1886)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Still no photo to confirm correct death date.
Mount Calvary Cemetery
Knox County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Robin Agarwal
Record added: Aug 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75125065
Elizabeth Frederick Betsey <i>Pea</i> Beckes
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she was the daughter of Sebastian Frederick and wife of the late Henry Pea when she married Benjamin V Beckes
- Laura Catt Frey
 Added: Feb. 21, 2015
My 4th great-grandmother.
- Robin Agarwal
 Added: Sep. 22, 2011

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