William Michael BETTS1830 -
Name William Michael BETTS Born 1830 Somerset, England Gender Male Baptized (LDS) 1991 ARIZO Endowed (LDS) 1991 ARIZO Notes
- From Merritt Nielson: William Michael Betts had two wives, Ann Oates and Sarah Ann Weech or Weach. William Michael founded Betts Spring Co. in 1868. His father, Peter Betts came to St. Louis, Mo. ahead of his family to earn travel money for his family to come over from England. When the family finally arrived, he was ill and died in 1853. The family traveled on to Utah. William Michael and his brother Peter M. went back to England to train further in coach spring making; to Sheffield. By 1868 they founded their company near San Francisco. Peter M. went south to the Los Angeles area to become a farmer at some point.
Person ID I555 Lythgoe-Donaldson Last Modified 5 Oct 1999
Family Sarah Ann Masters Weech, b. 16 Dec 1834, Northover Gate, Smrst., Eng. , d. 13 Apr 1905 (Age 70 years) Married Aug 1853 Somerset, England Sealed S (LDS) 1990 ARIZO Last Modified 27 Apr 2008 Family ID F245 Group Sheet | Family Chart
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