Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Bettis Family Cemetery

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Location: on Angelus St., north of Madison Ave., Memphis, TN
County: Shelby
Coordinates: N 35° 08.365    W 090° 00.381
  35.13941666    -90.00635
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3PD9


Here was the farm of the Tillman Bettis family, the second to settle 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.

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