Register 55 (1901): 300

New York Settlers from New England

Richard Betts, who was in Ipswich, Mass., in 1648, is said to have come from Hemel-Hempstead, Herts, Eng. He removed to Newtown, L.I., in 1656, and died there 18 Nov., 1713, aged 100. By wife Joanna he had: Richard, Thomas, Joanna who married John Scudder, Mary who married Joseph Swasey, Martha who married Philip Ketchum, Elizabeth wife of Joseph Sackett, and Sarah, wife of Edward Hunt.