Epps family slave born ca 1735 who was acquired by John Wayles upon his marriage to Martha Epps in 1746. Betty was the mother of 12 to 14 children, one of whom was the well known Sally Hemmings. For sources concerning these children and their birth dates see Cynthia H. Burton, Jefferson Vindicated, Fallacies, Omissions,and Contradictions in the Hemings Genealogical Search (2005).