Tancred Betts

 Lawyer, Circuit Judge

Born:September 16, 1861, Huntsville, AL
Died:May 24, 1921
Buried:Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, AL
Residence:607 Franklin Street SE
Son of:Edward C. Betts (b1820)
Father of:Edward C. Betts (b1890)
Son of:Virginia A. Betts


•  "Mr. Betts received his early education in the public schools of Huntsville; graduated senior captain, Alabama corps of cadets, University of Alabama, M. A., 1881; editor-in-chief "University Monthly," 1880-81; studied law at the University of Alabama and completed his course by private reading in his father's office; and was admitted to the bar at Huntsville, 1886." - Alabama Biography

•  "He was appointed solicitor of Madison County by Gov. Joseph E. Johnston, November 21, 1898; succeeded himself by election; trustee Alabama polytechnic institute; appointed judge of the law and equity court of Madison County, March 1, 1907, by Gov. B. B. Comer; chairman Democratic executive committee of Madison County, 1890-96, and 1898-1902; member state and congressional committees." - Alabama Biography

•  He was an Episcopalian. - Alabama Biography

•  Married: April 2, 1888, at Auburn, Maude Minor, daughter of Dr. William LeRoy and Sallie (Fleming) Broun - Alabama Biography

•  Children: 1. Sallie LeRoy, m. James Harvey Pride; 2. Edward Chambers, captain in U. S. Army. - Alabama Biography

•  Son of Edward Chambers and Virginia Augusta (Swoope) Betts - Alabama Biography

Related Links:

•  Alabama Biography - Bio in History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Volume 3 by Thomas McAdory Owen, Marie Bankhead Owen, 1921, p.141

•  Early Settlers of Alabama - by James Edmonds Saunders & Elizabeth Saunders Blair Stubbs, printed 1899, page 204. (references Tancred)

•  Find a grave - Page created by Graveaddiction on May 21, 2004 with photo of tomb stone

•  Huntsville Pilgrimage - Description of 607 Franklin Street for 2011 Historic Tour of Homes

The Following Pages Link to this Page:
•  607 Franklin Street SE
•  Alabama Biography
•  Early Settlers of Alabama
•  Edward C. Betts (b1820)
•  Edward C. Betts (b1890)
•  Virginia A. Betts