Bethiah Annable1

#7392, (circa 1763 - July 1825)
Father*Samuel Annable Jr.1 (1717 - c 1806)
Mother*Desire Dimick1 ( - 1819)
Birth*circa 1763She was born circa 1763 at Ashfield, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG.2,3 
Baptism9 October 1763She was baptized on 9 October 1763 at Congregational Church, Ashfield, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG.2 
March 1819She removed with Barnabas Annable and Ruth Moon to Black Twp., Posey Co., IndianaG, in March 1819, landing "the 23d of April at Mount Vernon, on the Ohio river, a distance of more than twelve hundred miles by water."4 
Death*July 1825She died in July 1825 at Posey Co., IndianaG.5 


  1. [S265] E.R. Ellis, editor, Biographical Sketches of Richard Ellis (Detroit, Michigan: W. Graham Printing Co., 1888), p. 366.
  2. [S726] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Ashfield Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1942), Births:12, as Annabel, d. Samuel and Desire.
  3. [S265] E.R. Ellis, Richard Ellis, p. 369 gives 1776.
  4. [S265] E.R. Ellis, Richard Ellis, p. 366-8; "After the death of his mother, in 1818, he [Barnabas] removed, the next year, with his family [and his sister, Bethia], to Mt. Vernon, Indiana, in the extreme southwestern part of the State. From Sempronius they went overland to Olean, Cattaraugus Co., N. Y., on the Alleghany River, where they went on rafts and flatboats down that river and the Ohio, to their new home in Indiana...Daniel, David and Nancy Annable, children of Barnabas, removed to Farmersville with their parents in 1819, where they all died, leaving no children. Enos had no children."
    Page 366 has Mt. Vernon (on the river), p. 367 has Farmersville. Actually, Nancy had removed to Indiana the previous year, with her brothers Bromley and Enos, and her sister Electa and her husband, Elisha Phillips.
  5. [S265] E.R. Ellis, Richard Ellis, 440–41, letter from Barnabas to relatives in Ashfield, Mass., dated Mount Vernon, Ind., 11 Oct 1825: "This year, in July, our sister Bethiah died after lingering a few months with consumption." and 369, "never married, lived with Barnabas and his family, removed to Indiana with them."