about 1709–
Delaware, United States

The Life of Betty

Betty was born about 1709, in Delaware, United States. She married Benjamin Brinckloe about 1728, in Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters.

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Benjamin Brinckloe
Marriage: about 1728
Bettey Brinckloe
Southy Brinkloe
Leah Brinkloe
Joseph Brinkloe
Benjamin Brinkloe
Mary Brinkloe
William Brinkloe

Spouse and Children

about 1728
Delaware, United States


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World Events (7)

1731 · Willington Founded

Age 22

In 1731, Willington, Delaware was founded. It was named after Thomas Willing the first land developer in the area. It was later renamed Wilmington.
1754 · French and Indian War in Delaware

Age 45

From 1754-1763, the French and Indian War took place. The fighting that took place in the area of Delaware was in the upper Delaware River Valley. The Delaware Indians claimed independence from the Iroquois who allied with Britain. In 1755, Delaware attacked the Moravian settlement and Brodhead residence.
1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed

Age 55

In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.

Name Meaning

Pet form of Elizabeth , dating from the 18th century. In the 17th century it is also found occasionally as a pet form of Beatrice . It is now used as a name in its own right.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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