Charlotte Barnard


Brief Life History of Charlotte

When Charlotte Barnard was born in 1782, in Fluvanna, Virginia, United States, her father, John Bernard Jr, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Barnett, was 39. She married Samuel Valentine Lyon on 27 December 1796, in Fluvanna, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1851, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69.

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Samuel Valentine Lyon
Charlotte Barnard
Marriage: 27 December 1796
Valentine Lyon
Mary Lyon
James Lyon
Mahulda Lyon
John Lyon
Allen Benard Lyon
Elizabeth Lyon

Sources (6)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Charlotte Barnard - Church record: birth-name: Charlotte Bernard
  • Samuel Lyon and Sharlotte Barnerd - Fluvanna, Virginia Certificates of Marriage 1781-1849, page 33
  • Sharlotte Barnerd in entry for Samuel Lyon, "Virginia, Vital Records, 1715-1901"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1796Fluvanna, Virginia, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1783 · A Free America

    Age 1

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1788 · Becomes the 10th state

    Age 6

    On June 25, 1788 Virginia became the 10th state. 

    1801 · Cane Ridge Revival

    Age 19

    The Cane Ridge Revival took place for six days in Cane Ridge, Kentucky. From August 6, 1801- August 12 or 13, 1801, around 20 thousand people gathered together for what was called the Second Great Awakening.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, and French: variant of Bernard and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. The surname Barnard is very rare in France.

    Americanized form of German Bernhard or Bernhardt , and of German, Polish, Czech, and Slovenian Bernard .

    History: This name was brought independently to New England by many bearers from the 17th century onward. John Barnard was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker). Another John Barnard, born in Boston in 1681, was a Congregational clergyman who served as minister of Marblehead, MA, from 1716 to 1770.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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