Betts, Thomas a Protestant Episcopal clergyman of the Diocese of Nebraska, was born in Ireland in 1810. He was ordained deacon in 1867, and priest in the following year; in 1867 he was employed as a missionary in Rulo and Falls City, Neb.; he went to Weston, Mo., in 1873 as rector of St. John's Church; the following year he became rector of St. Paul's, in Wyandotte, Kansas; in 1877 he was rector of St. Thomas's Church, Falls City, and St. Peter's, Rulo, Neb. His death occurred July 3, 1878. See Prot. Episc. Almanac, 1880, p. 170.