When Betsy Adeline Close was born on 10 November 1785, in Saratoga MM, Albany, New York, United States, her father, Charles Close, was 29 and her mother, Hannah Whitney, was 16. She married William Rowland Church on 20 September 1817, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died before 4 October 1850, in Michigan, United States.
English: topographic name for someone who lived by an enclosure of some sort, such as a courtyard set back from the main street or a farmyard, from Middle English clos(e) (Old French clos, from Late Latin clausum, past participle of claudere ‘to close’). Possibly also a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in such a place.
English: from Middle English clos(e) ‘secret’, applied as a nickname for a reserved or secretive person.
Dutch: variant of Cloos .