Betty Guttery

Brief Life History of Betty

When Betty Guttery was born on 20 March 1718, in Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, William Guttery, was 23 and her mother, Lettice Burk, was 24. She married Robert Chowning on 24 December 1735, in Christchurch, Middlesex, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1772, in Caroline, Virginia, British Colonial America, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Robert Chowning
1711–1783
Betty Guttery
1718–1772
Marriage: 24 December 1735
Ruth Chowning
1736–
Charles Chowning
1739–1816
Robert Chowning
1740–
Christopher Chowning
1740–1787
Easter Chowning
1743–

Sources (17)

  • Betty Guttery, "Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1917"
  • Betty Guttery, "Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Betty Guttery, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scottish McQueen.

English: perhaps a variant of Scottish Guthrie .

Possibly an altered form of the German occupational name Gutterer, denoting a maker of balloon-shaped glass bottles, or of German Güttrich, from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with god, got ‘god’ or gōd ‘good’ + rih ‘powerful’.

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

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