Elizabeth Sarah Betts

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Elizabeth Sarah Betts (Foy)

Birthplace: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Death: July 29, 1900 (74)
Nelson, Tasman District, New Zealand (Bronchitis)
Place of Burial: Anglican (CE) Block 05, Plot 34_C, Nelson, Tasman District, New Zealand
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Thomas Foy and Frances Foy
Wife of Alfred George Betts
Mother of Harriet Emily Main; Frances Giblin (Larkins) (Betts); Elizabeth McGavin; Julia Jane Hurst; Henrietta Newport and 3 others
Sister of Mary Ann Pahl; Frances Hargrave Foy and Joseph Pickering Foy
Half sister of Thomas Henry Foy and Thomas Henry Foy

Managed by: Peter Norman McGavin
Last Updated:

About Elizabeth Sarah Betts

Christening ref: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JMYD-YH3

Probably emigrated to Nelson, NZ, with father and step-mother on the "George Fyfe" arriving 12/12/1842, but is not in the passenger manifest.

Married in Nelson in 1847.

Living in Auckland in 1851.

Appears to have moved back to Nelson.

Colonist, 30 Jul 1900: DEATH OF AN OLD SETTLER.- Yesterday Mrs Elizabeth Sarah Betts, the widow of the late Mr Alfred George Betts, passed away at her residence in Hardy-street, having entered the seventy-fifth year of her age. Deceased, who had been in the Colony for fifty-seven years, was greatly respected by her fellow citizens. She leaves a large family circle of children, grand children and great grand children.

Nelson Wakapuaka Cemetery record says died 29/07/1900, interred 31/07/1900, WKCE05034_C plot 034 block 05.

Probate: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-17873-125495-73?cc=1865481

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Elizabeth Sarah Betts's Timeline

February 7, 1826
Leeds, Yorkshire, England
March 26, 1848
Nelson, New Zealand
November 9, 1849
Auckland, New Zealand
November 30, 1851
Auckland, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
March 11, 1854
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
January 19, 1856
November 20, 1858
New Zealand
May 7, 1861
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand
June 6, 1867
Nelson, New Zealand