See also

Family of Joseph Betts and Elizabeth Bird

Husband: Joseph Betts (1743?-1789)
Wife: Elizabeth Bird (1754?-1830)
Children: Sarah Ann Betts (1774?-1858)
Sarah Betts (1774?- )
Elizabeth Betts (1777?-1777)
John Betts (1779?-1844)
Marriage 9 July 1774 St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England1
both single of this parish, by banns, both making a mark, witnesses Elizh Oates and Hannah Giver

Husband: Joseph Betts

Name: Joseph Betts2
Sex: Male
Father: John Betts (1705?-1782)
Mother: Martha Harrington (1717?-1757)
Birth 1743 (approx.)2
Baptism 7 July 1743 (age 0) St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England2
son of John and Martha Betts
Death May 1789 (age 45-46)3,4
Burial 1 June 1789 St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,4

Wife: Elizabeth Bird

Name: Elizabeth Bird1,5
Sex: Female
Father: Edward Bird (1725?-1794)
Mother: Mary Sucklin (1728?-1808)
Birth 1754 (approx.)3,6,7
Baptism 20 October 1754 (age 0) St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England7
daughter of Edward and Mary Bird
Death April 1830 (age 75-76)3,6
Burial 15 April 1830 St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,6
aged 76

Child 1: Sarah Ann Betts

Name: Sarah Ann Betts5,8,9
Sex: Female
Spouse: John Bowtle (1772?-1855)
Birth 1774 (approx.) Finchingfield, Essex, England8,10
Baptism 11 December 1774 (age 0) St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England5,11
daughter of Joseph Betts and Elizabeth
Census 6 June 1841 (age 66-67) Wethersfield, Essex, England8,12
aged 65, living with her husband, a son, daughter-in-law and a granddaughter, born Essex
Census 30 March 1851 (age 76-77) Meeting Yard, Wethersfield, Essex, England10
wife aged 77 married, living with husband, born Finchingfield Essex
Death 12 February 1858 (age 83-84) Wethersfield, Essex, England13,14,15,16
aged 83 relict of John Bowtle builder late of Wethersfield
Burial 19 February 1858 Congregational Church, Wethersfield, Essex, England13,15
wife of John Bowtle in her 84th year

Child 2: Sarah Betts

Name: Sarah Betts17
Sex: Female
Birth 1774 (approx.)17
Baptism 11 December 1774 (age 0) St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England17
daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Betts

Child 3: Elizabeth Betts

Name: Elizabeth Betts18
Sex: Female
Birth 1777 (approx.)18
Baptism 5 January 1777 (age 0) St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England18
daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Betts
Death October 1777 (age 0)3,19
Burial 10 October 1777 St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,19
an infant

Child 4: John Betts

Name: John Betts20
Sex: Male
Spouse: Susanna Bright ( -bef1841)
Occupation a labourer then a bricklater21,22
Birth 1779 (approx.) Essex, England20,22
Baptism 21 March 1779 (age 0) St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England20
son of Joseph and Elizabeth Betts
Census 6 June 1841 (age 61-62) Village, Finchingfield, Essex, England22
aged 60, bricklayer living with a daughter Maria aged 20 and two other children, born Essex
Death 4 April 1844 (age 64-65) Essex, England3,23,24
Burial 4 April 1844 St. John the Baptist, Finchingfield, Essex, England3,23
aged 65 of Finchingfield

Sources

1"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Marriages 1754-1792 ref:D/P 14/1/4 image:32.
2"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:40.
3The Federation of Family History Societies, "National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3" (2010 own copy).
4"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms and Burials 1783-1812 ref:D/P 14/1/3 image:46.
5"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:72.
6"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Burials 1813-1854 ref:D/P 14/1/8 image:45.
7"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:52.
8"Census 1841" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:333 book:19 folio:7 page:8.
9"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Marriages 1792-1812 and Banns 1782-1812 ref:D/P 14/1/5 image:12.
10"Census 1851" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1785 folio:137 page:5.
11"Geoff Bowtle personal communication".
12"Geoff Bowtle personal communication". letter.
13"Gravestone". at the United Reformed Church Wethersfield.
14"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1858 quarter:1 volume:4a page:243.
15"Essex Family History Society - Memorial Inscriptions". North West Essex Vol:2.
16"FindMyPast Newspaper article" (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Essex Standard Friday 19th February1858 page:3.
17"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptism, marriages & burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:72.
18"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:75.
19"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:92.
20"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist Baptisms, Marriages and Burials 1708-1782 ref:D/P 14/1/2 image:77.
21"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist baptisms 1813-1841 ref:D/P 14/1/6 image:25.
22"Census 1841" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:331 book:17 folio:6 page:7.
23"Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records" (on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Finchingfield St. John the Baptist burials 1813-1854 ref:D/P 14/1/8 image:80.
24"England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2007" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Braintree 1844 quarter:2 volume:12 page:19.