Oct 1620 - 16 Mar 1710
: Richard BETTS
- BIRTH: Oct 1620, Strood, Kent, Engalnd
- DEATH: 16 Mar 1710, Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY
- BURIAL: English Kills
- MARRIAGE: ABT 1640, Newtown, Queens, Long Island, NY
- Joanna BETTS
- Richard BETTS
- Mary BETTS
- Martha BETTS
- Daniel BETTS
- Elizabeth BETTS
- +Sarah BETTS
- Samuel BETTS
- +Thomas BETTS
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"Abstract of wills on file in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York (Volume II. 1708-1728)"
Cornell Library New York State Historical Literature
"Richard Betts. In the name of God, Amen. I, Richard Betts, of Newtown, in Queens
County, on Nassau Island, yeoman, being in good health. I leave to my wife Johanah...
and the children of my daughter, Sarah Hunt, deceased...Proved November 26, 1713."
"Some Early New York Settlers From New England"
Walter Kendall Watkins
NEHGR, v55, p300 (Jul 1901)
"Richard Betts, who was in Ipswich, Mass., in 1648, is said to have come
from Hemel-Hempstead, Herts, Eng. He removed to Newtown, L. I., in 1656,
and died there 18 Nov. 1713. aged 100. By wife Joanna he had: Richard,
Thomas, Joanna who married John Scudder, Mary who married Joseph Swasey,
Martha who married Philip Ketchum, Elizabeth wife of Joseph Sackett, and
Sarah, wife of Edward Hunt."
"A Genealogical Dictionary of The First Settlers
of New England, Before 1692"
Boston, MA, 1860-1862, Vol. 1, p. 173
"Early Northeast U.S. Hunt Families"