Betsey Scranton

14 July 1790–12 September 1878 (Age 88)
Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life 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 10 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 Westside Cemetery, Madison, New Haven, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Conklin
1791–1878
Betsey Scranton
1790–1878
Marriage: 12 June 1817
Margaret L. Conklin
1820–1864
Antoinette Betsey Conklin
1823–1892
Mary Landon Conklin
1825–1846
Leonidas Wadsworth Conklin
1828–1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 June 1817
children

(4)

    Margaret L. Conklin

    Female1820–1864Female

    Antoinette Betsey Conklin

    Female1823–1892Female

    Mary Landon Conklin

    Female1825–1846Female

    Leonidas Wadsworth Conklin

    Male1828–1851Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1754–1822Male

    Lucy Stone

    Female1757–1854Female

siblings

(8)

    Joy Scranton

    Male1780–1866Male

    Male1780–Male

    Lucy Scranton

    Female1782–1875Female

    Comfort Olds Scranton

    Male1785–1868Male

    Abraham Fowler Scranton

    Male1787–1870Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

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

Apparently English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Betsey Scranton in household of Thomas Scranton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Betsey Scranton in household of Thos Scranton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Betsey Conkling in household of Stephen Conkling, "United States Census, 1850"

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