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Elizabeth Lewis Carter (1765–1830)


Bushrod Washington and Elizabeth Lewis Carter were cousins.


Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of Elizabeth Washington Lewis and Fielding Lewis Sr. (1725–1781/2), was born on 22 February 1765 in Fredericksburg, Virginia. She shared a birthday with George Washington, her uncle. In 1781 "Betty"  married Charles Carter of Culpeper County, with whom she would have sixteen children. She died on 9 April 1830.


Reginald Buchanan Henry, Genealogies of the Families of the Presidents (Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Company, 1935), 47-51.

Merrow Egerton Sorley, Lewis of Warner Hall: The History of a Family (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1964), 186.

Elizabeth "Betty" Lewis Carter at Find a Grave.

Elizabeth "Betty" Lewis at FamilySearch.