Betts, William Cary
William Cary Betts was a master builder elected to the Carpenters' Company of Philadelphia in 1842. Betts was listed at 43 Cherry street in the 1840 Philadelphia Directory. He worked on the construction of Pennsylvania Hall in 1835. Betts was marked deceased in 1845.
Biography from the Philadelphia Architects and Buildings, a project of the Athenaeum of Philadelphia. Written by Tom Stokes.
Ruth Anna Wayne
Cherry above 13th (CD) (1835)
City Records D.C. Liens; filed November 12, 1835; satisfaction not noted Willliam C. Betts vs. Daniel Necill owner in trust for the Pennsylvania Hall Association and Joseph M. Truman, contractor. Claim for $1945.76 for carpenter work against that three story granite and brick building called the "Pennsylvania Hall" situate in 6th street between Cherry & Race streets on the west side of 6th street and on the south side of Haines street , containing in front on 6th street 62 feet 10 inches and in lengh or depth 99 feet. ------------------ City Directory - 1835 - William Bets (sic.) carpenter, Cherry above 13th St. 1840 - William C., carpenter, 43 Cherry.