Mini bio: Edward & Ann Elizabeth (Metcalfe) Betts
Brief biography of Edward Betts (~1807-1859) and his wife Ann Elizabeth Metcalfe (~1820->1850). Position in the family tree.
Born: about 1807 in Maryland
--- 1840 in Moyamensing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
--- 1842 at 98 Cherry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
--- 1846 in Baltimore City, Maryland
--- 1850 at 113 Lee St., Baltimore City, Maryland
--- 1855 at 95 Lee St., Baltimore City, Maryland
Occupation: piano maker
Death: March 6, 1859, New Freedom, York County, Pennsylvania
Ann Elizabeth Metcalfe
Birth: about 1820 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Parents: unknown. Sister of Joseph C. Metcalfe.
-- living with husband in 1850
Death: unknown (after 1850 census, probably before 1860)
Marriage & Children:
Marriage date: Edward Betts married ? before 1833
Marriage date: Edward Betts married Anne Elizabeth Metcalfe about 1836
Children (first marriage of Edward Betts):
-- Edward Betts, Jr. born about 1834
-- Louisa Betts born about 1836
Children (Edward Betts & Ann Metcalfe):
** Sarah Betts born 1846, married Richard Lewis
-- possible child: Lilly Betts born about 1854
Posts about Edward and Ann (Metcalfe) Betts
• Edward Betts in Philadelphia
• Edward Betts, pianomaker: the "Co" in Knabe, Gaehle & Co.
• The Metcalfe family of Philadelphia
• Is Mary Ann Metcalfe the mother of Ann Elizabeth Metcalfe?
• Where did our Lewis ancestors live?
• Death notices of Edward Betts, Sr. and Edward Betts, Jr. (from the Baltimore Sun)
Off-Site Links: Archives of Maryland
(click on "view tiff image" to see original)
• Matchett's Baltimore Directory, 1847-1848, p. 35
• Matchett's Baltimore Directory, 1853-1854, p. 32
• Baltimore Wholesale Business Directory and Business Circular for 1853: Advertisement for Knabe, Gaehle & Co., p. 28 and p. 29
• Matchett's Baltimore Directory, 1855-1856, p. 45
• Wood's Baltimore Directory for 1857, p. 28