George R. Betterton

George R. Betterton

Martinsville, Clinton County, Ohio, USA
Death 19 Apr 1912 (aged 69)
Delta County, Colorado, USA
Burial Paonia, Delta County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 55631657 · View Source
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George R. Betterton was the son of Owen and Nancy "Ann" Moon Betterton. Some genealogies indicate middle initial of L. but other documents use R. Birth and death dates are consistent with son of Owen and Ann and their son was a veteran of the Union Army.

George R. Betterton is shown on the roster of Company D, 7th Illinois Cavalry as enlisting from Chester as Private on September 7, 1861. His brother John enlisted the same day.

George married Rebecca Ann Morris on July 25, 1867 in Jasper, Adams County, Iowa. They had five children:

Charles Edward (1870-about 1879)
Elmer Lewis (1872-1956)
Laura Estella (1875-1959) married William H. Allen
Owen Betterton (1882-1955) married Ruth Vincent Fox
George McKinley (1886-1960) married Lota M. Johnson

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A Union Army Civil War veteran.
CO. D, 7th Illinois Cavalry.




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  • Maintained by: Jan Wisdom Lange
  • Originally Created by: Jim Davenport
  • Added: 30 Jul 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 55631657
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George R. Betterton (6 Feb 1843–19 Apr 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 55631657, citing Cedar Hill Cemetery, Paonia, Delta County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Jan Wisdom Lange (contributor 47586771) .