Martha Patsy Betts married Henry Tutor on January 30, 1821. She was born in 1802 at Isle of Wight County, Virginia. She was the daughter of William Betts and Lucy Savage. William was born at Isle of Wight in 1768 and Lucy in 1772. After the birth of their first two children, John O. and Temperance Henry and Patsy moved to the Betts Plantation, near the mouth of Hector Creek, in Cumberland Co. NC, which patsy inherited.