Elizabeth Cheatwood Dennis

Birth
Powhatan County, Virginia, USA
Death 1850 (aged 91–92)
Tennessee, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 80838206 · View Source
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D/O William Cheatwood and Jean Flournoy. Elizabeth was born in Powhattan County, Virginia. She married first John Dennis/Tennison on March 3, 1798 in Caswell County, North Carolina. They had 5 children together. No one knows why John Tennison chose to use the name Dennis but his sons have followed suit in Overton County. TN. Elizabeth married #2 Edmund Lyons by 1811 in Caswell County, North Carolina. He survived her. Elizabeth and Edmund had several children together in addtion to her minor children from the Dennis marriage.
Mr. Lyons likely died in Overton County. He was last known to be living with Levi and Susan Dennis in Overton County, TN on the 1860 census. The Dennis's son, Levi H. married Rebecca Lyon as well as Levi was Harriet's stepson.


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  • Added: 22 Nov 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 80838206
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Cheatwood Dennis (1758–1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 80838206, ; Maintained by imagal49 (contributor 47223808) Unknown.