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Bettis Family Cemetery

 
 
Bettis Family Cemetary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
1. Bettis Family Cemetary Marker
Inscription. Here was the farm of the Tillman Bettis family on the Memphis bluff after the 1818 treaty, even before the town was laid off. Mary Bettis was the first child born in the new settlement.
 
Erected 1968 by Memphis Sesquicentennial, Inc.
 
Location. 35° 8.367′ N, 90° 0.379′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Angelus Street just north of Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Cemetery is in the parking lot of a grocery store and strip mall. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); First Congregational Church (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing); Central Gardens Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Hutchison School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kuni Wada Bakery Remembrance (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Overton Park Shell/The Levitt Shell At Overton Park (approx. mile away); Jane Terrell Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); Memphis Belle (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Bettis Family Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
2. Bettis Family Cemetery Marker
Bettis Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 28, 2015
3. Bettis Family Cemetery
Bettis Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
4. Bettis Family Cemetery
Bettis Family Cemetery Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, May 29, 2015
5. Bettis Family Cemetery Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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