Notes for ELIZABETH "BETSEY" ROE CHATTERTON:
Daughter of Erastrus Gilbert and Katherine (Morse) Roe.
Born: May 6, 1835 in Unknown.
Died: April 14, 1916 in Avon, Fulton County, Illinois.
Buried: Avon Cemetery, Avon, Fulton County, Illinois.
Residence: 1904 in Avon, Illinois.
Married: Cornelius Chatteron Unknown in Unknown.
The father, Erastus G. Roe, was born in New York, and was a cousin of the well known author, E. P. Roe. After arriving at years of maturity he married Miss Catherine Morse, who was born in Cortland county, New York, and in 1846 they emigrated westward to Illinois, settling in Fulton county among the early residents who took up their abode in the vicinity of Virgil. The father died at Avon, Illinois, when seventy-nine years of age, and the mother passed away at the age of seventy-six years. They were the parents of but two children, the daughter being Elizabeth Chatterton, who is now living at Avon, Illinois.
(Source: A biographical and genealogical history of southeastern Nebraska Vol 2 by Lewis Publishing Company; 1904)