- Born: 21 Oct 1760, Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
- Marriage (1): Jacob Straw on 13 May 1779 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire
- Died: 4 Jul 1841 at age 80
Another name for Betsey was Betty Burbank.
American Revolutionary War Rejected Pensions
Betty Straw (deceased), widow of Jacob, of Henniker, Merrimack, NH; Not a widow at the date of the act--died before August 23, 1842 [per husband's pension papers she died 4 July 1841]
Children all born in Concord, NH
Research of James Townsend in "Clutching at Straws"
VR of NH posted on www.familysearch.com
Betsey married Jacob Straw, son of Capt Jonathan Straw and Mary Carr, on 13 May 1779 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire. (Jacob Straw was born on 18 Oct 1758 in Hopkinton, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, died on 2 Mar 1839 in Newbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire and was buried in W. Hopkinton Cem.)
Married in First Congregational Church by Rev. Elijah Fletcher according to the Book of records in the Church. Verified by Jacob's pension paapers