John Betts, Jr.

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John Betts, Jr.
Member of the
House of Representatives
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk [1]
In office
October 1731 – May 1732
Serving with Joseph Platt
Preceded by Joseph Platt
In office
October 1736 – May 1737
Serving with Samuel Hanford
Preceded by Samuel Hanford,
Samuel Fitch
Succeeded by Samuel Hanford,
Thomas Benedict
In office
May 1739 – October 1739
Serving with Joseph Platt
Preceded by Joseph Platt,
Joseph Comstock
Succeeded by James Lockwood,
Samuel Cluckston
In office
May 1741 – October 1742
Serving with John Belding, Jr.,
Samuel Fitch
Preceded by James Lockwood,
Thomas Benedict
Succeeded by James Lockwood,
Samuel Fitch
In office
May 1743 – October 1743
Serving with Samuel Fitch
Preceded by James Lockwood,
Samuel Fitch
Personal details
Born (1692-11-17)November 17, 1692[2][3]
Norwalk, Connecticut Colony [2]
Died June 27, 1767(1767-06-27) (aged 74)[2][3]
Norwalk, Connecticut Colony [2]
Resting place Mill Hill Burying Ground, Norwalk, Connecticut [3]
Spouse(s) Damaris Lockwood (daughter of daughter of Eliphalet Lockwood) (m. April 17, 1722)[2]
Children Thaddeus Betts, Mary Betts, Hannah Betts, John Betts, Peter Betts[2]
Residence Norwalk, Connecticut Colony

John Betts, Jr. (November 17, 1692 – June 27, 1767) was a member of the House of Representatives of the Colony of Connecticut from Norwalk in the sessions of October 1731, October 1736, May 1739, May and October 1741, May 1742, and May 1743

He was the son of John Betts.

He was appointed to be an auditor of the accounts of the treasurer of the Colony of Connecticut on May 10, 1739.[2]

He was a justice of the peace from 1746 to 1748.[2]

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Preceded by
Joseph Platt
Member of the
House of Representatives
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk

October 1731 – May 1732
With: Joseph Platt
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Samuel Hanford
Samuel Fitch
Member of the
House of Representatives
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk

October 1736 – May 1737
With: Samuel Hanford
Succeeded by
Thomas Benedict
Samuel Hanford
Preceded by
Joseph Platt
Joseph Comstock
Member of the
House of Representatives
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk

May 1739 – October 1739
With: Joseph Platt
Succeeded by
James Lockwood
Samuel Cluckston
Preceded by
James Lockwood
Thomas Benedict
Member of the
House of Representatives
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk

May 1741 – October 1742
With: John Belding, Jr.
Samuel Fitch
Succeeded by
James Lockwood
Samuel Fitch
Preceded by
James Lockwood
Samuel Fitch
Member of the
House of Representatives
of the
Colony of Connecticut
from Norwalk

May 1743 – October 1743
With: Samuel Fitch
Succeeded by