The Augusta Cemetery Family Trees

James M. BettisAge: 51 years18541905

Name
James M. Bettis
Given names
James M.
Surname
Bettis
Note:
Birth about 1854 41 36
Citation details: Jacob Bettis and Some of His Descendants - February 25, 1962
Text:
Records show a transfer in 1842 of 97 acres of land in Augusta Twp. from James McGowen to John Bettis for $2307., where they moved, clearing most of the land and erecting a fine house and barn, where they remained the rest of their lives, and raised a family of nine children: Albert, Elizabeth, Mary, John, Emeline, Milton, Malinda, James, and Catharine.
Birth of a sisterHannah Catherine “Kate” Bettis
June 27, 1855 (Age 17 months)
Citation details: Jacob Bettis and Some of His Descendants - February 25, 1962
Text:
Records show a transfer in 1842 of 97 acres of land in Augusta Twp. from James McGowen to John Bettis for $2307., where they moved, clearing most of the land and erecting a fine house and barn, where they remained the rest of their lives, andraised a family of nine children: Albert, Elizabeth, Mary, John, Emeline, Milton, Malinda, James, and Catharine.
Citation details: Certificate number: fn 32472
Census June 26, 1860 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: Page 46
Text:
June 26, 1860. Augusta, Carroll, OH. JOHN BETTIS, age 49, Farmer, Real 6,000, Personal 1500, born Pennsylvania; JANE BETTIS, age 49, born Pennsylvania; JOHN BETTIS, age 20, Farmer, born Ohio; EMELINE BETTIS, age 19, born Ohio; MILTON BETTIS, age 16, born Ohio, attends school; MALINDA BETTIS, age 8, born Ohio, attends school; JAMES BETTIS, age 6, born, Ohio, attends school; HANNAH C. BETTIS, age 5, born Ohio, attends school; JEFFERY CONNER, age 21, Farmer, born Pennsylvania; MARY BETTIS, age 70, born Pennsylvania.
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Baker
October 18, 1868 (Age 14 years)

Citation details: Jacob Bettis and Some of His Descendants - February 25, 1962
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He later added 41 acres, which he bought in 1837, where they resided until his death in 1846 at the age of 63 years. Mary passed away in 1868 at age of 84 years and both were buried in what is known as Quaker Cemetery.
Burial of a paternal grandmotherMary Baker
October 18, 1868 (Age 14 years)
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: Page 116
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Quaker Ridge Cemetery, Row 8, north end. BETTIS, Mary w/o John Bettis; d Oct. 18, 1868; ae 84y 9m 5d
MarriageHenrietta GrimesView this family
February 11, 1875 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: Page 7
Text:
Page 349; Cert. 1045; Off. #5; 11 Feb 1875; BETTIS, James m. Miss Etta GRIMES. Ceremony performed by Jonathan Milbourn - M.G.
Birth of a son
#1
Orvill A. Bettis
May 7, 1876 (Age 22 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Bettis Jr
October 23, 1876 (Age 22 years)
Publication: Newspaper published in Carrollton, Oh
Citation details: 25 Oct 1876, Wed
Text:
DIED Mr John Bettis of Augusta township died suddenly Monday last. The funeral is today.
Burial of a fatherJohn Bettis Jr
October 23, 1876 (Age 22 years)
Property 1877 (Age 23 years)

Citation details: Jacob Bettis and Some of His Descendants - February 25, 1962
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Also recorded are 47 acres from John and Sarah Bettis in 1854 for $1560. 40 acres of this was sold to their son James in 1877.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Lelah May Bettis
May 20, 1878 (Age 24 years)
Citation details: Page 39
Text:
BETTIS, James and Margaret Henrietta GRIMES of Augusta Tp 1878 May 20 Lela M. bk.2 p.15 #149.3
Publication: County Probate Courts. Ohio, county marriages. County courthouses in Ohio.
Citation details: FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X89C-GN6)
Note: The marriage certificate for John Owen and Lelah Bettis states she was born on the 16th of May rather than the 20th of May as stated in the birth records.
Birth of a daughter
#3
Elsie O. Bettis
October 27, 1879 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#4
Jesse G. Bettis
January 29, 1893 (Age 39 years)
Death of a motherJane Shaw
January 8, 1897 (Age 43 years)
Burial of a motherJane Shaw
January 1897 (Age 43 years)
Marriage of a childLouis MyersElsie O. BettisView this family
about 1898 (Age 44 years)

DivorceHenrietta GrimesView this family
April 11, 1900 (Age 46 years)
Citation details: Journal No. 2951
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Henrietta Bettis v. James M. Bettis. Plaintiff awarded exclusive custody, care and control of minor child, Jesse G. Bettis. Alimony and Support for said child $6 per month beginning May 1, 1900.
Marriage ending statusHenrietta GrimesView this family
Divorce
April 11, 1900 (Age 46 years)

Marriage of a childJohn OwenLelah May BettisView this family
March 18, 1901 (Age 47 years)
Publication: County Probate Courts. Ohio, county marriages. County courthouses in Ohio.
Citation details: FamilySearch - https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X89C-GN6
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Name: John Owen Titles and Terms: Event Type: Marriage Event Date: 18 Mar 1901 Event Place: Columbiana, Ohio, United States Age: 23 Birth Date: Birth Year (Estimated): 1878 Birthplace: St. Johns, Canada Father's Name: John Owen Father's Titles and Terms: Mother's Name: Rachel Gamble Mother's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Name: Lelah May Bettis Spouse's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Age: 23 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1878 Spouse's Birthplace: Augusta Spouse's Father's Name: James M. Bettis Spouse's Father's Titles and Terms: Spouse's Mother's Name: Henrietta Gorims Spouse's Mother's Titles and Terms: Reference ID: vol 16 p 94 cn 187 GS Film Number: 927775 Digital Folder Number: 004017345 Image Number: 00423 Citing this Record: "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X89C-GN6 : accessed 29 Oct 2013), John Owen and Lelah May Bettis, 18 Mar 1901; citing Columbiana, Ohio, United States, reference vol 16 p94 cn 187; FHL microfilm 927775.
Death May 8, 1905 (Age 51 years)

Text:
James Bettis - d. May 8,, 1905; ae 51
Burial
Cemetery: Augusta Cemetery, Section A, Row 11
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: Page 10
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 25, 1834Carroll Co, Oh
15 months
elder brother
22 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
9 years
elder sister
3 years
himself
18 months
younger sister
Family with Henrietta Grimes - View this family
himself
ex-wife
Marriage: February 11, 1875Carroll County, Ohio
Divorce: April 11, 1900Carroll County, Ohio
15 months
son
2 years
daughter
17 months
daughter
13 years
son
George W. Barrick + Henrietta Grimes - View this family
wife’s husband
ex-wife
Marriage:

BirthTaylor Woodward Research
Citation details: Jacob Bettis and Some of His Descendants - February 25, 1962
Text:
Records show a transfer in 1842 of 97 acres of land in Augusta Twp. from James McGowen to John Bettis for $2307., where they moved, clearing most of the land and erecting a fine house and barn, where they remained the rest of their lives, and raised a family of nine children: Albert, Elizabeth, Mary, John, Emeline, Milton, Malinda, James, and Catharine.
CensusCensus, Federal, 1860
Citation details: Page 46
Text:
June 26, 1860. Augusta, Carroll, OH. JOHN BETTIS, age 49, Farmer, Real 6,000, Personal 1500, born Pennsylvania; JANE BETTIS, age 49, born Pennsylvania; JOHN BETTIS, age 20, Farmer, born Ohio; EMELINE BETTIS, age 19, born Ohio; MILTON BETTIS, age 16, born Ohio, attends school; MALINDA BETTIS, age 8, born Ohio, attends school; JAMES BETTIS, age 6, born, Ohio, attends school; HANNAH C. BETTIS, age 5, born Ohio, attends school; JEFFERY CONNER, age 21, Farmer, born Pennsylvania; MARY BETTIS, age 70, born Pennsylvania.
MarriageOhio Carroll County Early Marriages 1867-1875 Voll. III
Citation details: Page 7
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Page 349; Cert. 1045; Off. #5; 11 Feb 1875; BETTIS, James m. Miss Etta GRIMES. Ceremony performed by Jonathan Milbourn - M.G.
PropertyTaylor Woodward Research
Citation details: Jacob Bettis and Some of His Descendants - February 25, 1962
Text:
Also recorded are 47 acres from John and Sarah Bettis in 1854 for $1560. 40 acres of this was sold to their son James in 1877.
DivorceCarroll County Common Pleas
Citation details: Journal No. 2951
Text:
Henrietta Bettis v. James M. Bettis. Plaintiff awarded exclusive custody, care and control of minor child, Jesse G. Bettis. Alimony and Support for said child $6 per month beginning May 1, 1900.
DeathTombstone - Augusta Cemetery
Text:
James Bettis - d. May 8,, 1905; ae 51
BurialCarroll County Ohio Cemeteries, Carroll County 1802-1990, Vol. I
Publication: Carroll County Genealogical Society, Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Citation details: Page 10
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