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 Juda Ann <I>Walker</I> Bettis

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Juda Ann Walker Bettis

  • Birth 16 May 1822 Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 5 Aug 1912 Crittenden County, Kentucky, USA
  • Burial Sheridan, Crittenden County, Kentucky, USA
  • Memorial ID 35436625

Juda Ann Walker was born in Tennessee, the daughter of James Walker and Nancy Williams Walker. She married Jacob W. Bettis on December 1, 1843. They moved to western Kentucky and were the parents of five children: Nancy Hearell of Lola; Dorothy Ainsworth and J. Henry Bettis of Irma; John Bettis of Hemlock; and an infant who died shortly after birth. According to grandchild Emma Love, Juda and Jake made their home in Crittenden County for all of their married lives, except for six years that they spent in Florida.

Juda lived a faithful Christian life, professed her religion at age 16, always was a Baptist and was a long-time member of the Deer Creek Baptist Church.

When she died, Juda had been feeble for several years, was almost blind, did not hear very well, but had a wonderful memory, being able to tell stories from her young days to the delight of her family. She was survived by four children, 13 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.


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  • Maintained by: Ron
  • Originally Created by: BJJ
  • Added: 2 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 35436625
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Juda Ann Walker Bettis (16 May 1822–5 Aug 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 35436625, citing Deer Creek Cemetery, Sheridan, Crittenden County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Ron (contributor 46944211) .