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 Elizabeth “Betty” <I>Landon</I> Carter

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Elizabeth “Betty” Landon Carter

  • Birth 1683 Herefordshire, England
  • Death 3 Jul 1719 Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Burial Weems, Lancaster County, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 14461259

Plaque: To the memory of Betty Carter , Second wife of Robert Carter, Esq., youngest daughter of Thomas Landon, Esq., and Mary, his wife, of Grednal in the county of Herford, the ancient seat of the family and place of her nativity.

She bore to her husband ten children, five sons and five daughters, three of whom Sarah, Betty, and Ludlow died before her and are buried near her.

She was a person of great and exemplary piety and charity in every relation wherein she stood, whethered considered as a Christian, a wife, a mother, a mistress, a neighbor, or a friend, her conduct was equalled by few, excelled by none.

She changed this life for a better on the 3rd. of July, 1719, in the 36 year of her age, and 19th of her marriage.

May her descends make their mother's virtues and graces the pattern of their lives and actions.


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