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  • Betsy Ann Canterbury (1768 - 1812)
    From Bill Porter's book William Lawson, A Scottish Rebel: Betsy Ann married William Canterberry(bury) and moved to Sevier County, Tennessee. Ordered copy of marriage record from Montgomery County, Vi...
  • Cornelius Canterbury, of Hingham (c.1625 - 1683)
    biography From page 1608 of Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the ..., Volume 3 edited by William Richard Cutter, William Frederick Adams The surname Canterbury CANTER...
  • Elizabeth Kincheloe (1697 - 1777)
  • Florence V. Farley (1864 - 1950)

About the Canterbury surname

My family surname is spelled Canterberry but is the same as Canterbury. Why is got changed is a mystery. I think it had something to do with event that occurred when family migrated from the northeast to the south via crossing Mississippi River at Vicksburg.