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Tracy George Betts
"Genealogy of the Betts-Robbins" (1995)
Provided by: Paul T. Betts, Jr.
Tracy George Betts
(Notes) TRACY GEORGE BETTS (John10, Ira9, Josiah8, Josiah7, Matthew6, Thomas5, Thomas4, John3, Alexander2, Robert1) was born July 28, 1863 in Van Buren, Onondaga County, New York and died August 2, 1945 in Port Dickinson, Broome County, New York (at home). He married ESTELLA LUCRETIA "STELLA" ROBBINS July 15, 1890 in Corning, Steuben County, New York.
Notes for TRACY GEORGE BETTS:
  • 1870 (George T.) & 1880 census: Waterloo, Seneca Co., NY, living with parents.
  • 1900, 1910 & 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
  • Occupation: 1900, Flagman for the railroad; 1910, Conductor for the New York Central Railroad; 1920, Laborer for glass factory.
  • Burial: Barnard Cemetery, Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
  • Children of TRACY GEORGE BETTS and ESTELLA LUCRETIA "STELLA" ROBBINS:
    1. (Notes) (Photo) ETHEL MAY BETTS, b. June 10, 1891, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. September 21, 1987, Corning, Steuben County, New York; m. (1) (Notes) ARTHUR HILBOLDT, July 31, 1907, Charleston, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, son of Lannes A. Hilboldt and Adeline "Addie" Johnson; b. January 29, 1889, Tioga, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; d. December 17, 1961, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania (at home); (2) (Notes) JAMES L. GARNETT, December 18, 1918, Hornby, Steuben County, New York; son of Jesse D. Garnett and Emma Adelia VanAlstine; b. June 12, 1891, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. December 13, 1934, Corning, Steuben County, New York (Corning Hospital); (3) Notes DEWITT PERRY, June 5, 1936, son of Willard Perry and Elvira O. Call; b. April 6, 1878, Tioga, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; d. August 24, 1957.
      • Notes for ETHEL MAY BETTS:
        • 1900 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Social Security Number: 093-20-3331 (NY).
        • Residence at Death: Beaver Dams, Schuyler Co., NY.
        • Burial: Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY.
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        Notes for ARTHUR HILBOLDT:
        • Alternate Birth: Tioga, Tioga Co., PA (WWII Draft Card).
        • 1900 census: Delmar, Tioga Co., PA, living with parents.
        • Occupation: 1910, Glass Worker in Tube Shop; 1920, Air Inspector for glass works, Farmer.
        • 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, a boarder with Vina Pitts - Mr. Hillboldt; also Charlestown Township, Tioga Co., PA, living with wife Cynthia.
        • ~1930 census: Middlebury, Tioga Co., PA, living with wife Lena - Aurthur Hilboldt.
        • 1940 census: Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA, living with wife, Lena.
        • WWII Draft card states no middle name, but his obituary gives middle initial as L.
        • m. (2) Cynthia Sabrina Tompkins (legally married?); (3) Lena [Rockwell] Gleason February 4, 1929, Chemung Co., NY; (4) Rose [Miller] Horton.
        • Burial: Wednesday, December 20, 1961, Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga Co., PA.
          • He shares the marker with Minnie [Miller] Hancock, sister of his wife Rose.
        Notes for ETHEL MAY BETTS and ARTHUR HILBOLDT:
        • 1910 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with Tracy & Stella Betts - Arthur H. Hilboldt.
        Notes for JAMES L. GARNETT:
        • 1900 census: Hornby, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents - James Garnet.
        • Occupation: 1920, Laborer in glass factory.
        • Cause of Death: Crushed Chest and Punctured Lungs, due to an accident at a gravel pit on the northside of Corning, NY.
        • Burial: Saturday, December 15, 1934, Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Co., NY.
        Notes for ETHEL MAY BETTS and JAMES L. GARNETT:
        • 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co,. NY.
        Notes for DEWITT PERRY:
        • 1900 census: Hornby, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Occupation: Switchman for the New York Central Railroad.
        • Burial: Oldfield Cemetery, Ferenbaugh, Steuben Co., NY.
          • Dewitt is buried with Maud. Some researchers have mistakenly placed her as Dewitt's wife, but in fact she's his sister.
    2. EVA FAY BETTS.
    3. (Notes) (Photo) FLORENCE LILLIAN BETTS, b. December 22, 1894, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. February 19, 1990, Rocky Creek, Hillsborough County, Florida (in a nursing home); m. (Notes) (Photo) BENJAMIN HARRISON CARLETON, October 26, 1921, Corning, Steuben County, New York, son of William H. Carleton and Elizabeth S. Nichols; b. September 2, 1888, Hammond, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; d. April 8, 1982, Corning, Steuben County, New York (Founders Pavilion).
      • Notes for FLORENCE LILLIAN BETTS:
        • 1900, 1910 & 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Cause of Death: Liver Failure.
        • Burial: Hammond Cemetery, Hammond, Tioga Co., PA.
        Notes for BENJAMIN HARRISON CARLETON:
        • 1910 census: Lawrence, Tioga Co., NY, living with parents.
        • m. (1) Agnes Pearl Carpenter April 24, 1914, Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Occupation: Railroad Telegrapher.
        • Social Security Number: 103-18-7579 (NY).
        • Residence at Death: Painted Post, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Burial: Hammond Cemetery, Hammond, Tioga Co., PA.
    4. (Notes) (Photo) LAURA FIDELIA BETTS, b. October 2, 1897, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. April 12, 1995, Moss Point, Jackson County, Mississippi (at home); m. (Photo) WILSON B. "BILL" MORGAN, March 21, 1953, son of Ulysses S. Morgan and Anna Adelia [Watson] Wescott; b. July 30, 1897; d. November 27, 1984.
      • Notes for LAURA FIDELIA BETTS:
        • 1900, 1910 & 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Occupation: Teacher.
        • Social Security Number: 093-20-0030 (NY).
        • Residence at Death: Largo, Pinellas Co., FL
        • Burial: Chenango Valley Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.
        Notes for WILSON B. "BILL" MORGAN:
        • 1910, 1920 census: Binghamton, Broome Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Occupation: 1920, Carpenter.
        • ~1930 census: Irvington, Essex Co., NJ, he and family are living with Ulysses & Anna Morgan.
        • Social Security Number: 070-03-7622 (NY).
        • m. (1) Madge E. ?
        • Residence at Death: Zephyrhills, Pasco Co., FL.
        • Burial: Chenango Valley Cemetery, Binghamton, Broome Co., NY.
    5. (Notes) Photo LEAMON JOHN "LEAM" BETTS, b. April 10, 1899, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. December 23, 1989, Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland; m. (1) KATHRYN ALICE MILLER, June 22, 1929, New Jersey, daughter of Lewis Miller and Louisa Wolf; b. February 9, 1899; d. December 16, 1960; (2) PAULINE D. POTASKI, June 13, 1966; b. March 1, 1920; d. April 5, 1989, Westfield, Union County, New Jersey.
      • Notes for LEAMON JOHN "LEAM" BETTS:
        • 1900 & 1910 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Social Security Number: 143-01-2353 (NJ).
        • Occupation: Carpenter, Painter.
        • Military Service: WWI - National Guard.
        • Residence at Death: Westfield, Union Co., NJ.
        • Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union Co., NJ.
        Notes for KATHRYN ALICE MILLER:
        • 1900 census: Elizabeth, Union Co., NJ, living with parents - Catherine Miller.
        • Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union Co., NJ.
        Notes for PAULINE D. POTASKI:
        • Social Security Number: 136-10-3047 (NJ).
        • Residence at Death: Westfield, Union Co., NJ.
        • Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Westfield, Union Co., NJ.
    6. CLARA VIOLA BETTS, b. February 2, 1902, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. November 6, 1902, Corning, Steuben County, New York.
      • Notes for CLARA VIOLA BETTS:
    7. (Notes) (Photo) PAUL TRACY BETTS, SR., b. March 27, 1903, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. January 25, 2000, Corning, Steuben County, New York (Corning Hospital); m. (Notes) (Photo) ORPHA M. MATTISON, April 10, 1923, Corning, Steuben County, New York, daughter of Curtis F. Mattison and Amelia H. Warriner; b. September 2, 1901, Harrison Valley, Potter County, Pennsylvania; d. August 2, 1991, Painted Post, Steuben County, New York (Three Rivers Health Care Center).
      • Notes for PAUL TRACY BETTS, SR.:
        • 1910 & 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Social Security Number: 061-16-3007 (NY).
        • Occupation: Carpenter.
        • Residence at Death: Painted Post, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Painted Post, Steuben Co., NY.
        Notes for ORPHA M. MATTISON:
        • ~1910 (unreadable) census: Urbana, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents - Orpha M. Matteson.
        • 1920 census: Erwin, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Social Security Number: 064-44-4804 (NY).
        • Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Painted Post, Steuben Co., NY.
    8. CHESTER RAY BETTS, b. March 6, 1905, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. December 5, 1905, Corning, Steuben County, New York.
      • Notes for CHESTER RAY BETTS:
    9. (Notes) (Photo) REV., CLARENCE RILEY BETTS, b. December 2, 1909, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. November 3, 2006, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida; m. (Photo) FLORENCE KATHERINE CLISSOLD, February 9, 1942, adopted daughter of George Clissold and Cumanell N. ?; b. April 14, 1910, Michigan; d. February 14, 1996.
      • Notes for REV., CLARENCE RILEY BETTS:
        • 1910 & 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Ordained: May 1943, Greensboro, Greene Co., PA.
        • Social Security Number: 379-38-0650 (MI).
        • Blind in the later years of his life.
        • Burial: Sunset Memory Gardens, Thonotosassa, Hillsborough Co., FL (Garden of Peace, Lot 142B, 3 or 4).
          • In honor of Uncle Clarence, the Betts' genealogy; along with most it's allied families are a continuation of his work.
        Notes for FLORENCE KATHERINE CLISSOLD:
        • 1920 census: Summit, Jackson Co., MI, living with adopted parents - Florence C. Clissold.
        • Social Security Number: 363-22-8614 (MI).
        • Residence at Death: Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL.
        • Burial: Sunset Memory Gardens, Thonotosassa, Hillsborough Co., FL (Garden of Peace, Lot 142B, 3 or 4).
    10. (Notes) (Photo) GLEN LEWIS BETTS, b. March 14, 1911, South Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. July 18, 2006, m. (Notes) (Photo) GERTRUDE MARIE HAMILTON, May 16, 1930, daughter of John G. Hamilton and Mildred A. "Millie" Beard; b. February 17, 1911, Corning, Steuben County, New York; d. April 23, 2008, Bath, Steuben County, New York (Fred and Harriet Taylor Health Center).
      • Notes for GLEN LEWIS BETTS:
        • 1910 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Social Security Number: 076-05-6777 (NY).
        • Occupation: Corning Glass Works.
        • Residence at Death: Addison, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Burial: Barnard Cemetery, Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
        Notes for GERTRUDE MARIE HAMILTON:
        • 1920 census: Corning, Steuben Co., NY, living with parents.
        • Social Security Number: 075-28-0379 (NY).
        • Residence at Death: Addison, Steuben Co., NY.
        • Burial: Barnard Cemetery, Corning, Steuben Co., NY.
    11. (Photo) MARY LOUISE BETTS, b. May 14, 1913, Ferenbaugh, Steuben County, New York; d. September 5, 1919, Corning, Steuben County, New York.
      • Notes for MARY LOUISE BETTS:


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