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Betsey Friend

Betsey was born April 8, 1794 in Beverly, Massachusetts.

Her parents were William Friend and Elizabeth Patch.

Betsey married John Williams Bell on December 1, 1814 and had twelve children: Elizabeth (April 5, 1815 to 1885); Mary (February 26, 1817 to 1852); Caroline (February 27, 1819 to June 20, 1827); John (February 10, 1821 to December 2, 1888); Augusta (March 23, 1823 to 1900); Anna Maria (March 14, 1825 to 1887); Samuel (June 8, 1827 to June 22, 1827); Samuel (July 21, 1828 to 1870); George Wolcott (January 9, 1831 to 1896); Caroline (July 27, 1833 to October 3, 1849); William Henry (July 27, 1835 to 1910); and Clarissa (October 9, 1838 to 1920).

Betsey died February 12, 1849 in Beverly, Essex County, Massachusetts at the age of 54 years, 10 months, 4 days.

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