Fanny Imogene Betts

13 May 1863–1 November 1910 (Age 47)
Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Fanny Imogene

When Fanny Imogene Betts was born on 13 May 1863, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, James A. Betts, was 26 and her mother, Electa Rockwell, was 26. She lived in Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States in 1880 and Kings, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 1 November 1910, in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Wooster Cemetery, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States.

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James A. Betts
Electa Rockwell
Fanny Imogene Betts
Jane Elizabeth Betts
Austen G Betts

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1868 · Land in Groton Given to US Navy for Navy Station
Age 5
In 1868, the State of Connecticut gave the Navy 112 acres of land along the Thames River. This became the location of the Naval Submarine Base. It was designed to hold 1,400 men and 20 submarines. During WWII it was expanded to 497 acres. 
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 13
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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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Sources (7)

  • Imogene Betts in household of James Betts, "United States Census, 1870"
  • F. Imogene Betts, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Fannie I Betts in household of Jas A Betts, "United States Census, 1880"

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