Capt. Richard Betts1,2,3

M, #698, b. circa 1613, d. 18 November 1713
Last Edited: 17 Nov 2013



  • Immigration*: before 1648; Massachusetts
  • Note: "will of Richard Betts of Newtown, Queens County, Nassau [Long] Island, New York, yeoman, dated 16 March 1711 and proved 26 November 1713..."1
  • Note*: "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, age 100."4


  1. [S258] Lewis D. Cook, "Johannah Chamberlin."
  2. [S406] The Scudder Family of Trenton. compiled by Moses Bigelow. Somerset Press 1948.
  3. [S226] James Riker Jr., Annals of Newtown.
  4. [S488] Walter Kendall Watkins, "Early New York Settlers."
  5. [S257] Lewis D. Cook, "Ralph Hunt of Newtown, L.I."