Elizabeth Betts

Female27 February 1812–3 November 1879

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

Elizabeth Betts was born on 27 February 1812, in Jackson, Lowndes, Georgia, United States. She married Reddick Betts in 1830, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Georgia, United States in 1870. She died on 3 November 1879, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Centerville, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reddick Betts
Elizabeth Betts
Marriage: 1830
Mary Betts
John A Betts
Jonathan B Betts
William Elijah Betts
James Mage Betts
Reddick C Betts
Dorrinda Ettering Betts
Baylis Watkins Betts
Hannah Adaline Betts
Thomas R or B Betts

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Betts in household of John L Bryan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Detts, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Elizabeth Betts, "Georgia, Fulton County Records from the Atlanta History Center, 1827-1955"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1830Gwinnett, Georgia, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 6

    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Gwinnett, Georgia, United States

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 7

    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. 

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 18

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Bett , with excrescent -s, a patronymic or metronymic from the medieval personal name Bett, a short form of Bartholomew, Beatrice, or Elizabeth.

    Americanized form of German Betz .

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

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