Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Elizabeth Lyon

Female 1736 - 1800  (64 years)


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  • Name Elizabeth Lyon 
    Born 1736  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jul 1800  Charles County, Maryland - final A/C Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I054965  Tree1
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

    Father Henry Lyon,   b. Abt 1705,   d. 19 May 1778, Charles County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Mother Anne Morris,   b. Abt 1709, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1778, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married Between 1725 and 1728  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F25731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William Canter,   b. Bef 1740, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1793, Charles County, Maryland - Inventory Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 53 years) 
    Married Bef 1760  Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Zachariah Canter,   b. 1774, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1839, Jackson County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Elijah Canter,   b. Bef 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1807, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 29 years)
     3. Richard Canter,   b. Bef 1780, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1800, Charles County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F27750  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • === Contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Tom Mahieu,
      Elizabeth Canter Final Account 1800
      Abstracts of Accounts

      Final Account August Term 1800;

      The Account of Elijah Canter Administrator of Elizabeth Canter late of
      Charles Count deceased.
      Of money paid Elizabeth Lyon hire two boys for the year 1797.
      Of a balance due the Estate of William Canter as for first account Liber folio
      for which the deceased is liable.

      Richard Parker -
      James Lyon - Sureties

      Representatives, three sons of the deceased, to wit, Richard Canter, Zachariah
      Canter and Elijah Canter.

      At the foot of the foregoing account was this written --
      Charles County Sct. July 12th, 1800 then came Elijah Canter the accountant
      within mentioned and made oath on the holy Evangels of Almighty God that the
      foregoing account as it stands stated is just and true and that he hath actually
      and bond fide paid or secured to be paid the particular sums for which he claims
      an allowance which thereupon after due examination is passed -
      Certified by,
      Humphrey Barnes Reg. Of Wills

      William Canter first account (right after Elizabeth Canter final account)

      The account of Elizabeth Canter the first Administrator of William Canter
      late of Charles County deceased passed by Elijah Canter the Administrator De
      bonis non.

      Henry Lyon, John Lyon - Sureties

      On the back of the foregoing account was this endorsed to wit -
      Charles County Sct. July 12th, 1800 it appears by the vouchers and other papers
      exhibited before the Register by Elijah Canter Administrator De bonis non of
      William Canter late of Charles County deceased that the within is a Just and
      true account of and upon the administration of the said deceased by Elizabeth
      Canter the first Administratrix up to the time of the said Administrators death
      -
      Test- Humphrey Barnes Register Of Wills
      ===
      Charles County, Maryland, Inventories,1791-1797; Page 157. William Canter - Inventory. Late of CC, decd. Jun 15, 1793.
      Negroes: Jack (60 years old), Bess (49), Vine (39), Sarah
      (15) , Selah (11) , Simon (9) , George (6) , Rachael (4) . Total amount: 312.12.6.
      Signed - Jno R Adams, Walter Burch.
      [Kin}: Thomas Truman Canter, Isaac Canter, John Forbes. CC, Jul 22, 1793. Then came Elizabeth Canter,
      administratrix, [nothing follows].

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