Betsey Scranton

Female14 July 1790–12 September 1878

Brief Life History of Betsey

When Betsey Scranton was born on 14 July 1790, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Abraham Scranton, was 35 and her mother, Lucy Stone, was 33. She married Stephen Conklin on 12 June 1817. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States for about 20 years and Connecticut, United States in 1870. She died on 12 September 1878, in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in West Cemetery, Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Conklin
Betsey Scranton
Marriage: 12 June 1817
Margaret L. Conklin
Antoinette Betsey Conklin
Mary Landon Conklin
Leonidas Wadsworth Conklin

Sources (14)

  • Betsey Scranton in household of Thomas Scranton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Betsey Scranton, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Betsey Scranton Conklin, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1817
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 12

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 29

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained. This surname is not found in Britain.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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