Betsey Mellipa WHITAKER NELSON

Female 1820 - 1909  (88 years)


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  • Name Betsey Mellipa WHITAKER NELSON 
    Born 22 Oct 1820  Norwich, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 3 Oct 1909  Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The death record of Mrs. Betsey M. Corlis cites age 88 years 11 months 11 days, died Weathersfield, Vermont 3 October 1909, widowed, occupation None, born Thetford, Vermont, daughter of Elias Whittaker, born Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Betsey Clark, born Thetford. Cause of death is catarhal bronchitis, with old age as the contributing disease. [1]
    Person ID I90983  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2016 

    Family William CORLISS,   b. 1814, Alexandria, Grafton County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1886, Grantham, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1871  Grantham, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The marriage record of William Corliss and Betsey M. Nelson cites their residences Grantham, New Hampshire. The groom is age 63, occupation and number of marriages is blank, born Orange, all parent information is blank. The bride is age 36, occupation and number of marriages is blank, born Grantham, all parent information is blank.
    Notes 
    • 1880 census of Grantham, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, enumerated 1 June 1880:

      - Corliss, William, age 66, occupation Farm Laborer, born New Hampshire, both parents' birthplaces are blank.
      - Corliss, Betsey M., age 60, wife, occupation Keeping House, born Vermont, both parents born Vermont.
      - Nelson, Abraham L., age 15, "son of Betsey M. Corliss," occupation Farm Laborer, born New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Vermont.

    • 1900 census of Weathersfield, Windsor County, Vermont, enumerated 5-6 June 1900:

      - Nelson, Abraham L., age 35, married 6 years, born July 1864 in New Hampshire, father born New Hampshire, mother born Vermont, occupation Farmer.
      - Nelson, Emma A., age 40, wife, married 6 years, mother of zero children, born March 1860 in Vermont, both parents born Vermont.
      - Corlis, Betsy M., age 78, mother, widowed, mother of 6 children, 6 children still living, born October 1820 in Vermont, both parents born Vermont.

    Last Modified 5 Aug 2015 
    Family ID F30659  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Oct 1820 - Norwich, Windsor County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1871 - Grantham, Sullivan County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Oct 1909 - Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S70] Ancestry.com, Vermont, Death Records, 1909-2008.