Betsy was born about 1813 in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland, the daughter of Brown but her mother is unknown.
She died about 1872 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Her husband was Charles MacBeth. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their six known children were Archibald (c1831-?), Henry (c1832-?), Charles (c1833-?), Robert (c1835-?), Margaret (1837-1900) and Euphemia (c1839-?).
!Alias: Betty, or Bessie.