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Elizabeth (Cannaday) Martin (abt. 1766 - aft. 1814)

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Elizabeth Martin formerly Cannaday
Born about [location unknown]
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died after [location unknown]
Profile last modified 31 Dec 2018 | Created 17 Oct 2017
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Elizabeth was born about 1766. She was the daughter of William Cannaday and Anna Stratton.


  • 1791/(2)/2/28, Cannaday, William. Names “loving Wife”, son William, land that was laid for him by William Martin, after his death to Sary Huddleston, wife of Thomas Huddleston. Fifty acres held from sale to John Ashwell property adjoining John Ayers. Names dts. Mary Kasey, Margaret Hews, Init Sillivant and Elizabeth Martin. Also Isabella Key, Sarah Huddleston special mention. His wife gets one-third. John Ayres and Henry Woody appointed as executors. Witnessed in presence of: John Ashwell, Elisha Burnit, Patrick Lynch, Bedford Co VA wb 2, 52-54
  • 1791/7/25, William Martin from John Ayres Exor for William Kannaday Dc’d, 40 Lbs, 87A, N Branches of Staunton, part of a survey of 385 A bounded by trees & Kennaday’s line, Swain’s line, Ashwell’s line: Bedford Co VA db 8, 463
  • 1799/11/19, Stratton, Henry, will rec 1799/12/23, wife Sarah, sons William, John, Thomas, Henry, Archibald. Dts Judith Davis, Mary Lee, Betty Smith, Anna Cannady, Jeanny Leftwich, Sally Winfrey, Martha dec’d. Exors wife Sarah, Thomas Leftwich, John Stratton. Bedford co VA wb 2, 263

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