Floyd L. Bettis

Brief Life History of Floyd L.

When Floyd L. Bettis was born on 31 May 1909, in Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States, his father, Alvin Losin Bettis, was 29 and his mother, Caroline Elizabeth Withnell, was 26. He lived in Webb, Reynolds, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 14 June 1911, in Webb City, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Carterville, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvin Losin Bettis
Caroline Elizabeth Withnell
Gladys Mae Bettis
Claude LeRoy Bettis
Floyd L. Bettis
Orland Alvin Bettis
Kenneth Gayle Bettis
Loren Wayne Bettis

Sources (2)

  • Floyd L Bettis in household of Alvin L Bettis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Floyd L Bettis, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (2)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

1910 · The Mann Act

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Betts (see also Bett ), or possibly a topographic name meaning ‘(dweller) by the hollows’, from Old English bytt ‘butt, cask, flagon, womb’, used topographically like Old English byden ‘butt’ (compare Bidwell ).

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

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