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Marriage: Children:
  1. Edward Joseph BETZ: Birth: 22 MAY 1928 in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA. Death: JUL 1962 in Fitchburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

  2. Anthony John BETZ: Birth: 22 AUG 1932 in New York, New York, USA. Death: 11 JAN 2012 in Smithtown, Suffolk, New York, USA

Marriage: Children:
  1. Ronald Gerard DOYLE: Birth: 27 APR 1935 in New York, New York, USA. Death: 6 APR 2010 in Virginia Beach, Independent Cities, Virginia, USA

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  5. William Warren DOYLE: Birth: 10 SEP 1942 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA. Death: 30 MAR 1944 in Portsmouth, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

  6. Stephen Michael DOYLE: Birth: 14 APR 1943 in Keene, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA. Death: 4 MAY 1994 in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

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1. Title:   Mass. VR
Page:   Birth, vol.593, p.52
2. Title:   Social Security Death Index
Page:   231-40-2996
3. Title:   N.H. VR
Page:   Divorce

a. Note:   1940 Census Location: Ward 2, Keene, Keene City, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States Last Place of Residence: New York, New York Household Role Gender Age Birthplace Ruth E Betts Head F 30 Massachusetts Edward J Betts Son M 12 New York Anthony J Betts Son M 7 New Hampshire Ronald G Betts Son M 5 New Hampshire Carol Betts Daughter F 3 New Hampshire Daniel Betts Son M 2 New Hampshire Eleanor V Betts Daughter F 0 New Hampshire District: 3-17 , Family Number: 324 , Sheet Number and Letter: 11A , Line Number: 19 , Affiliate Publication Number: T627 , Affiliate Film Number: 2284 , Digital Folder Number: 005454897 , Image Number: 00449
  Ruth Eleanor (Smith) Doyle's Eulogy by daughter Ann Linda (Doyle) McMahon
  My mother was born in Boston, Massachusetts on March 1st 1910. She was the eldest of three children having a younger brother and sister. When she was four years old her own mother died and her father was left with three children and no mother. After living in foster homes and separated from her sister and brother her father remarried when my mother was 12 years old. Our mother often spoke of being a mother’s helper to earn money while growing up. When she was 16 she left Boston to work in New Hampshire as a waitress in what was then known as a tea barn. Shortly after, she met her first husband and married having my two eldest brothers Eddie and Tony. After a brief marriage she then met my father. They lived in Keene, New Hampshire until 1943. In 1942 during the Second World War my father enlisted in the navy, thus my mother became a Navy wife. Our mother was awarded a very special commendation for her years of service and support while being a navy wife.
  One of the most incredible stories my mother used to tell us was when she left Bellows Falls, Vermont on a train bound for Virginia to meet my father. She left with 6 children all under the age of 10 remember now; there were no Pampers. My mother went on to have 5 more children all while suffering the loss of my brother Nickey. Many trials and tribulations accompanied them throughout their lives along with the loss of two more of our brothers.
  Mom often spoke of her beloved Boston telling us frequently “you don’t know beans until you go to Boston.” Grandpa Smith, our mom’s dad, lived with us for approximately 10 years. She continued to care for us and worked several part time jobs. She could truly stretch a dollar and we would be reminded to use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without. From time to time we would make trips to Boston, her favorite place. Our mother was a New Englander; all right...and she never let us forget that. In the resent past my mother’s ancestry was researched by my nephew and it was revealed that she is a descendent of one of the original Mayflower passengers. A true New England blueblood.
  We will cherish our beloved mother always. She was unique in many ways and dearly loved. We love you Mom. I know that you will continue to watch over us always. You will always be near us and forever in our hearts. is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.