Elizabeth Lanier Burch

Birth
Brunswick County, Virginia, USA
Death 1795 (aged 75–76)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Unknown, Specifically: in Brunswick County Virginia
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Elizabeth married John Burch (and second a Smith).1740. Age: 20 Brunswick County, Virginia. She was the only daughter of Sampson and Elizabeth Washington Lanier. Death September 1785 Charlotte Mecklenburg North Carolina
Christening Date: 11 Jun 1722 Christening Place: BRISTOL PARISH, PRINCE GEORGE,VIRGINIA
"LANIER A Genealogy of the family who came o Virginia and their French ancestors in London by Louise Ingersoll 1st Printing 1911"

Elizabeth was named as Elizabeth Lanier (not Burch) in her father's will.

Sampson Lanier was the only surviving son of John Thomas Lanier and Elizabeth Washington Lanier. He died in 1743 also rather young, but lived a life of great usefulness as a plantation teacher and physician.
His will in Brunswick County, Va. left large estate Sampson Lanier, Jr., James, Richard and Elizabeth. Thomas Dannell Lanier died in 1745

John Thomas Lanier, son of Nicholas and grandson of Jerome was from Bordeaux in 1603 to America with John Washington.
John T. Lanier married Elizabeth Washington, daughter of John Washington, aunt of George Washington.
He was prosperous and brought much of the family furniture with him from England.
He was given a grant of 10 miles or 1400 acres of land on the South of James River and it included what is now Richmond, located in what is now counties of Prince George, Brunswick, etc.
He subsequently moved to North Carolina (North border) and was very prominent.
His will is on record in Prince George County, Virginia

Taken from the Family Records of Mr. Lee Lanier of Amite, La. Submitted to the Society by Mrs. Kathryne Watkins, Hammond, La., State Librarian of Louisiana Daughters of the American Revolution.
This was notarized as a true copy of that copied by Mr. Lee Lanier of Amite La. 8-22-47 from Family Records of John Hicks Lanier, Published by Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Society.

Elizabeth Lanier b. aft. 1719 in Surry County, Virginia death 1795 in Brunswick County, VIrginia married John George Burch.
-Research found only children Martha and Samuel Burch.


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