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Elizabeth Wormeley (Carter) Berkeley (abt. 1735 - 1787)

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Elizabeth Wormeley Berkeley formerly Carter
Born about in Richmond County, Virginia Colony, British Americamap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Hanover County, Virginia, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Dec 2011
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Elizabeth was born about 1735 in Richmond County, Virginia. (Birthdate estimated based on husband's birthdate.) Elizabeth is the daughter of Landon Carter and Elizabeth Wormeley. She passed away on May 1, 1787 in Hanover County, Virginia and is buried in Airwell Cemetery, Beaverdam, Hanover County.[1]

Colonial Families of the Southern States of America by Stella Pickett Hardy p:120 [1] "Elizabeth Wormley was a Revolutionary heroine. She saved the Communion Silver of the Parish Church from capture by Terleton and his men."

Elizabeth married Nelson Berkeley on 11 March 1756 in Wise County, Virginia.[citation needed]


  1. Find A Grave Memorial# 31376565

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On 1 Dec 2016 at 07:09 GMT Julian Carter wrote:

Carter-17527 and Carter-4704 appear to represent the same person because: Could you please merge "my" Elizabeth Wormeley Carter Berkeley with yours?

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