Elizabeth " Bettie" Whitley

24 August 1832–
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth " Bettie"

When Elizabeth " Bettie" Whitley was born on 24 August 1832, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States, her father, John William Whitley, was 60 and her mother, Jane Hathcock, was 37.

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Family Time Line

John William Whitley
1772–1863
Jane Hathcock
1795–1850
Alison L. Whitley
1818–1896
Louis Whitley
1827–
Sarah Jane Whitley
1837–
Jesse Whitley
1840–
Nancy Whitley
George Whitley
1822–1869
John Snyder Whitley
1822–1871
Russell Whitley
1824–
William Whitley
1828–
Oliver Harrison Whitley
1828–1915
Lovie Whitley
1830–
Elizabeth " Bettie" Whitley
1832–
Linda Whitley
1834–
Suzanne Whitley
1838–

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 21

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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