Mary Betts

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Mary Betts

Death: 1647
Managed by: Randy Stebbing
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Mary Betts, widow, "the School Dame." She owned land "by the courtesie of the town," and received four acres in the division of 1639-40; her home lot was on the highway, on the north side of the Little River, near what is now the corner of Trumbull and Wells streets. She died in 1647.


i. John, Wethersfield, 1648; married Abigail ______;she was tried for blasphemy, in 1662; he was divorced from her, Oct., 1672, and went to Huntington, Long Island.

SOURCE: James Hammond Trumbull, editor, The memorial history of Hartford County, Connecticut, 1633-1884, Volume 1 (Boston, Massachusetts: Edward L. Osgood, 1886), page 230. Retrieved: 3 May 2011 from Google Books

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