James A. Betts

JBettsThe window at left was presented by James Alfred Betts (1851 – 1930), a trustee of the Milton M. P. church, and his family, which in 1906 included his wife Margaret E. Chase (1853 – 1933) and their daughter Lolita Betts (1879 – 1955). James and Margaret were married in 1873; he was a house carpenter, and his daughter worked as a dry goods sales clerk. The Milford Chronicle reported in his obituary that he served on the Milton Town Council several times and continued active participation in town affairs until about two years before his death.