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PATRIOT Captain John C. dna Carter[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1737 - 1781  (44 years)


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  • Name John C. dna Carter  [7
    • Diane Carter Giles [Need Valid Email Address] Y-DNA Kit # 23874 Group I1 - 12
      Sherrel Cavedo [jscave28443 AT yahoo.com] Kit # 277234 Group I1 - 12
    Title PATRIOT 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 26 Aug 1737  St. Peter's Par., New Kent Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Sep 1781  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Person ID I13905  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico
    Last Modified 27 Apr 2018 

    DNA Tests  3 people have linked a DNA test to PATRIOT Captain John C. dna Carter 

    Father Theodorick3 dna Carter, Jr.,   b. Abt 1697, Goochland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, Prince Edward County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Anne Waddill,   b. Abt 1713, New Kent County, Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1777, Prob. Prince Edward Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married Abt 1732  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Hobsons of Halifax Co., Va.

      6163Halifax ob p 14-282 original1790HalifaxHobson
      Benjaminroad handsDouble CreekBenjamin Hobson surveyor of
      Lower Double Creek to Toby Ck, hands Thomas Boyd, Robert Shotwell, James Sureik, John Johns, Presley Dodson, Elisha Dodson, William Watkins, William Couch, Adam Blount, John Lawson, Henry Cook, John Cook, William Claiborne, Joseph Kirby, Richard Kirby, William Boyd, Henry Wall, Mary Carter, Theo Carter Jr, Henry Hobson, Benjamin Hobson, John More, Jonathan Davis, Jesse Davis, William Jordan
      6163Halifax ob p 14-282 original1790HalifaxHobson
      Benjaminroad handsDouble CreekBenjamin Hobson surveyor of
      Lower Double Creek to Toby Ck, hands Thomas Boyd, Robert Shotwell, James Sureik, John Johns, Presley Dodson, Elisha Dodson, William Watkins, William Couch, Adam Blount, John Lawson, Henry Cook, John Cook, William Claiborne,
      Joseph Kirby, Richard Kirby, William Boyd, Henry Wall, Mary Carter, Theo Carter Jr, Henry Hobson, Benjamin Hobson, John More, Jonathan Davis, Jesse Davis, William Jordan 173Halifax Will Book 2, 1783 - 1792 1789Halifax April 28 1789HobsonBenjaminappraiserInventory of
      Thomas Lawson estate with Benjamin Hobson and Samuel Gordon
      4549Halifax deed bk 13-461784Halifax7-JunHobsonHenry
      witnessDanFrom Francis Watkins and Agnes, his wife, of the Co of Prince Edward to William Hobson of the Co of Cumberland for 400# about 366 acres on Dan River in H it being part of a larger tract which was formerly deeded by Hugh Moor to John Watson and by the same Watson to Francis
      WAtkins. The 366 acres is bounded by Carter's line. Signed Frances Watkins. Wit P Carrington, John Bates, William Terry, Drury Vaughan, Henry Hobson, Mathaniel Barksdale Recorded July 15 1784
      4553Halifax deed bk 16-597 1796Halifax10-AprHobsonHenry
      linesDan James Carter of H to Beverley Barksdale of H for 250# about 212 acres in H on the N side of Dan River and bounded by Henry Hobson, the bank of the Dan, William Boyd. Signed James Carter. Wit Henry Cook,
      Champness Terry, Jarrott W. Cook, John Tuck, James Chalmers, ARmistead
      Moore, Alexander Moore, John Echols, Rec June 27 1796
      6163Halifax ob p 14-282 original1790HalifaxHobson
      Henryroad handsDouble CreekBenjamin Hobson surveyor of Lower
      Double Creek to Toby Ck, hands Thomas Boyd, Robert Shotwell, James Sureik,
      John Johns, Presley Dodson, Elisha Dodson, William Watkins, William Couch,
      Adam Blount, John Lawson, Henry Cook, John Cook, William Claiborne, Joseph
      Kirby, Richard Kirby, William Boyd, Henry Wall, Mary Carter, Theo Carter Jr,
      Henry Hobson, Benjamin Hobson, John More, Jonathan Davis, Jesse Davis,
      William Jordan
      10157Ct Ord Bk 1756-17621761Cumberland25-MayHobsonJohn
      securityWyke and Glaister Hunnicutt plt vs Willliam Bradley
      def in case John Hobson, Wiliam Hobson, Josiah Thompson and Robert Moore
      special bail for the def.
      10178Court Ord Bk 1762-17641762Cumberland27-SepHobsonJohn
      defWyke and Glaister Hunnicutt plt vs John Hobson, Wiliam
      Hobson, Josiah Thompson, Robert Moore on a writ of scire facias. Paid Oct
      26th.
      10219Court Ord Bk 1749-17561754Cumberland25-MarHobsonJohn
      witJohn Moore and Wiliam Hudgins jr was recorded, wit Thomas
      Tabb, William Hobson and John Hobson
      2062Robin Wilis ldb 13-1661778Lunenburg13-SepHobsonJohn
      linesMichael McKie and wife Susannah to Robert Estes - see item
      2066Robin Willis ldb 13-2991779Lunenburg29-AugHobsonJohn
      sellerReedy CkJohn Hobson of Dinwiddie Co to Robert Estes, 5
      shillings [gift deed price], 45A on Horsepen Br. of Reedy Creek on Blackwell
      and Long’s line. Wits Joseph Hightower, John Smithson, Benjamin Estes, Jr.
      8636Lunenburg Willl Book 1 by TLC1761Lunenburg18-Sep
      HobsonJohnwitnessWill of William Traylor, son Joel dark bay
      horse when 21, son William land and plantation whereon I now dwell, daughte
      Mary Hood 1 shilling sterling, daughter Ann Moore 1 shilling sterling,
      children and wife Mary, Joel, William Isabella, Agness and Elizabeth land
      called the fleets if I have any right to it to be equally divided among
      them. Wife Mary rst of my estate during her life to maintain my young
      children then to be equally divided among three youngest daughters. Exec
      wife, desire for no appraisement, wit John Hobson, David Deardon, William
      Clift, signed Sept 18 1761, probated Feb 2 1762, John Hobson security.
      2062Robin Wilis ldb 13-1661778Lunenburg13-SepHobson
      JosephlinesMichael McKie and wife Susannah to Robert Estes -
      see item
      4713DB 14 pg 801787Halifax27-FebHobsonNwitness
      County Line ckGeorge Canaldy of Caswell Co NC to Phillip Thomas of the co
      and st aforesaid for 25# about 167 acres in H on he east side of the Country
      Line Cr and bounded by the country line of Va, William Moore, John Lewis
      Byrd. Signed George (x) Canaldy. Wit - H. Haralson, James Moore, John
      Canally, John Coleman, N Hobson, William Powell, Edmond King, recorded Apr ?
      2021Robin Wilis ldb 12-1911772Lunenburg14-MayHobson
      NicholaswitnessFalls CrElisha Estes, Sr. of Lunenburg to
      William Hatchett - see item
      2056Robin Willis ldb 13-921778Lunenburg9-MarHobson
      NicholasbuyerCouches CkRobert and Elisha, execs estate of
      Robert Estes, Sr., dec’d, to Nicholas Hobson, all of Lunenburg, £170, 170A
      on Couches Cr. Signed Robert Estes, Elisha Estes (check again)
      2057Robin Willis dlb 13-931778Lunenburg10-MarHobson
      NicholassellerCouches CkSame tract conveyed by Robert &
      Elisha Estes as exors of father’s will, 170A on Couches Creek, from Nicholas
      Hobson to Elisha Estes, both of Lunenburg, for £5. (check again)
      8326Mormon church contributed records1778Lunenburg
      9-MarHobsonNicholasbuyerCrouches CreekIndenture between
      Robert and Elisha Estes, executors of Robert Estes, the elder, decd, and
      Nicholas Hobson 170 acres on Crouches Creek
      8327Mormon church contributed records1778Lunenburg
      10-MarHobsonNicholassellerCrouches CreekConvey to Hobson to
      Elisha Estes
      8430Mormon Contributed Records1777Hobson
      NicholasCaptWilliam Estes in Capt. Nicholas Hobson's co,
      6th Va regt of Cont. Forces, commanded by Lt. Col. James Hendricks
      10157Ct Ord Bk 1756-17621761Cumberland25-MayHobson
      WilliamsecurityWyke and Glaister Hunnicutt plt vs Willliam
      Bradley def in case John Hobson, Wiliam Hobson, Josiah Thompson and Robert
      Moore special bail for the def.
      10178Court Ord Bk 1762-17641762Cumberland27-SepHobson
      WilliamdefWyke and Glaister Hunnicutt plt vs John Hobson,
      Wiliam Hobson, Josiah Thompson, Robert Moore on a writ of scire facias.
      Paid Oct 26th.
      10219Court Ord Bk 1749-17561754Cumberland25-MarHobson
      WilliamwitJohn Moore and Wiliam Hudgins jr was recorded, wit
      Thomas Tabb, William Hobson and John Hobson
      4549Halifax deed bk 13-461784Halifax7-JunHobsonWilliam
      buyerDanFrom Francis Watkins and Agnes, his wife, of the Co of
      Prince Edward to William Hobson of the Co of Cumberland for 400# about 366
      acres on Dan River in H it being part of a larger tract which was formerly
      deeded by Hugh Moor to John Watson and by the same Watson to Francis
      WAtkins. The 366 acres is bounded by Carter's line. Signed Frances
      Watkins. Wit P Carrington, John Bates, William Terry, Drury Vaughan, Henry
      Hobson, Mathaniel Barksdale Recorded July 15 1784
    Family ID F4361  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Michaux Cunningham,   b. 1740, St. Peters Parish, New Kent Co., Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1781, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married Abt 1758  Halifax Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
     1. Richard Carter,   b. Abt 1760, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Anne (Nancy) Carter,   b. Abt 1758, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Philip Carter,   b. 1778, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1835, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. Theodorick 'Theo' of Halifax Carter,   b. Abt 1761, Prince Edward Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1814, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    +5. Mary "Polly" Amy Carter,   b. 1764, Cumberland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1841  (Age 77 years)
     6. Sarah 'Sally' Carter,   b. Abt 1765, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Elizabeth Carter,   b. 30 Oct 1759, Halifax Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1820  (Age 61 years)
     8. Major Robert W. of Halifax 'Bobby' Carter, Esquire,   b. 22 Dec 1770, Halifax Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1839, William Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +9. Judith Carter,   b. Abt 1771, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +10. Francis Watkins Carter,   b. 6 Dec 1772, Halifax Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1841, Franklin Williamson Co., Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +11. James C. dna Carter,   b. 23 Dec 1774, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1845, DeKalb Co., Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 10 May 2020 
    Family ID F4368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Soldiers of the American Revolution
    Soldiers of the American Revolution
    RevolutionSoldiersPatriots.jpg

    Documents
    Giles 4
    Giles 4
    A History of the Carter Family"
    Compiled and edited by the
    American Genealogical Research Institute
    Washington DC 20001
    Copyright 1972
    Library of Congress Card Catalog #: 75-187586
    Identifies two Giles Carters as separate individuals, probably related.
    Article
    Article
    Carter Genealogy
    Incorrect Conclusions
    Article
    Article
    Carter Genealogy
    Incorrect Conclusions
    Virginia Public Claims
Halifax County, Virginia
Theodorick Carter & John Carter
Brothers-Patriots
    Virginia Public Claims Halifax County, Virginia Theodorick Carter & John Carter Brothers-Patriots
    Virginia Public Claims Richard Carter Pg 26-27.jpg
    Virginia Public Claims
Halifax Co., Virginia
Cover
    Virginia Public Claims Halifax Co., Virginia Cover
    Halifax Co. Virginia Public Claims.jpg
    Richard Carter
    David Powell
    Document
Property Lines From An Old Survey Book
Halifax Co., Virginia
1741-1901
    Document Property Lines From An Old Survey Book Halifax Co., Virginia 1741-1901
    Property Lines-HLFX-1741-1901.pdf
    Property Lines From An Old Survey Book
    Halifax Co., Virginia
    1741-1901
    By Roger C. Dodson
    Halifax Co., Virginia 1765 Colonial Poll & Tithables Lists, Page 24-25 Jackson & Other Residents,
    Halifax Co., Virginia 1765 Colonial Poll & Tithables Lists, Page 24-25 Jackson & Other Residents,
    Jackson_10028.jpg
    Receipt for Purchase of Still by Theodorick Carter and Waddill Carter from Caldwell; Supplied Brandy for RWA donated by Richard Carter, son of Theodorick and Ann Waddill Carter; Family members fought over this Still and it's profits for generations.
    Receipt for Purchase of Still by Theodorick Carter and Waddill Carter from Caldwell; Supplied Brandy for RWA donated by Richard Carter, son of Theodorick and Ann Waddill Carter; Family members fought over this Still and it's profits for generations.
    Rec't Still Carter to Caldwell.pdf
    Will of John Carter Halifax Co., VA WB1-370 pg 1
    Will of John Carter Halifax Co., VA WB1-370 pg 1
    Halifax Co. WB1-370 Pg 1 John Carter 1781.jpg
    Will of John Carter Halifax Co., VA WB1-371 Pg 2
    Will of John Carter Halifax Co., VA WB1-371 Pg 2
    Halifax WB1-371 Pg 2 John Carter 1781.jpg
    Accounts Current of John Carter, s/o Theodorick & Ann Waddill; 1799
    Accounts Current of John Carter, s/o Theodorick & Ann Waddill; 1799
    Richard Carter now dec'd, Husband of Susanna Bigger was to have been Executor for his Brother's Will. Susannah appears with David Powell, her Husband, in the matter of John Carter, her dec'd Husband's Brother and states they were not prepared for Settlement. As of 25th day of August 1799 also have received and settled Mary Carter's account Executrix to John Carter, dec'd acount amended Signed Henry Cook, B. Barksdale, Philip Vass, Joseph Landford
    Halifax County Will Book 1
    Halifax County Will Book 1
    _HalifaxCountyWillBook-1 1773-1783.pdf
    John C. Carter
    John C. Carter
    13905JohnC CarterDoc.jpg
    Accounts Current for Estate of John Carter, by Susannah Powell Page 1 [Purchasers at Estate Sale]
    Accounts Current for Estate of John Carter, by Susannah Powell Page 1 [Purchasers at Estate Sale]
    13905JohnCarterAcctsCurrent 1803.jpg
    Accounts Current for Estate of John Carter by Susannah Powell Page 2 [Purchasers at Estate Sale]
    Accounts Current for Estate of John Carter by Susannah Powell Page 2 [Purchasers at Estate Sale]
    13905JohnCarterAcctsCurrent 1803-2.jpg
    Accounts Current Estate of John Carter by Susannah Powell
    Accounts Current Estate of John Carter by Susannah Powell
    13905JohnCarterAcctsCurrent 1803-3.jpg
    Newspaper Article Giles, John, Theodorick Carter
by John Kent Cabaniss
203 Keith Rd.
Newport News, Virginia 23606.
    Newspaper Article Giles, John, Theodorick Carter by John Kent Cabaniss 203 Keith Rd. Newport News, Virginia 23606.
    nafamMaryMichauzCunningham.jpg

    Histories
    Halifax County 1799 Chancery Matter John Carter and Mary Cunningham; Robert, Richard and Theodorick Carter vs Executors of John Carter's Estate.
    Halifax County 1799 Chancery Matter John Carter and Mary Cunningham; Robert, Richard and Theodorick Carter vs Executors of John Carter's Estate.
    JohnCarter&MaryCunningham Chancery 1799.pdf

  • Notes 
    • 294 Halifax Vestry Book 1752-1817 1767 Halifax Aug 24 1767
      Carter John bounds taker Burches Creek Ordered Thomas Spencer,
      William Eckols, Alexander Moore and Joseph Moore do procession the patent land beginning at the cowford on Banister river thence up the river to Sandy Creek thence up Sandy to the bridge thence along Terry's ferry road to Burches Creek thence down the said crek to Dan river thence down the Dan to Boyd ferry thence to the beginning.
    • http://reynoldspatova.org/getperson.php?personID=I256&tree=reynolds1

      Eliza's great-uncle John Carter (through her mother's line) was the father of Francis Watkins Carter, who built the home which is currently open for tours as Carter House Museum in Franklin, TN. One of her cousins was Confederate Lt. Theodorick "Tod" Carter, who died in a battle with Union troops on the lawn of the home during the Battle of Franklin, November 30, 1864. In a sad tale reminiscent of so many of the era, family fought family as Eliza's son John joined the Union in combat with Missouri's Militia Regiment 5, Company B.

      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=133334249&ref=acom
    • Halifax County, VA ? Pleas (Court Orders) Book 3, March Court 1760, page 44 ? Ordered that John Carter and his male tithables, John Mount, David Mount, Richard Smith and William Russell be added to the gang belonging to road whereof John Lawson is Surveyor.

      Vestry Book of Antrim Parish, Halifax County, Virginia 1752-1817. At a Vestry held for Antrim Parish at Halifax Courthouse the 24 August 1767. Page 108 ? Pursuant to an order of the County Court of Halifax bearing date the 17 July last past for this vestry to appoint Processioners according to law whereupon it is ordered that John Lawson, John Mount and John Carter do procession the bounds of every particular person?s lands between Miller?s Road, Burches Creek, the County line and Dan River and it is further ordered that the Processioners aforesaid do begin their said work on the second day of November next and take and return to the Vestry on or before the last day of March next ensuing an account of every particular person?s land they shall so procession and the persons present at the same and what lands in their precincts they failed to procession and the particular reasons of such failure.

      John CARTER was born on 26 Aug 1736 in New Kent County, Virginia. (292) He was christened on 30 Oct 1736 in St. Peter's Parish, New Kent County, Virginia.(15) He died in 1781 in Halifax County, Virginia.(4) John Carter's Will: ...being indisposed but of perfect mind and memory..wife, Mary, during her widowhood and for the bringing up and educating my children...land, slaves, furniture, etc...My daughter Ann WADDELL twenty five shillings, daughters Elizabeth, Mary, Sally slaves and furniture, ...my three oldest sons, Richard, Theodorick, and Robert...minor sons Francis and James. Exec., brothers Theodorick Carter and Richard Carter. Witnesses Benjamin Hobson, David Bates, Charles Carter, Noel Waddill, Theo Carter.
      Will dated 18 Jul 1781/probated 20 Sep 1781. Parents:
      Theodorick CARTER Jr and Ann WADDELL.

      He was married to Mary CUNNINGHAM(?) about 1756. Children were: Richard CARTER, Theodorick CARTER, Robert CARTER, Ann CARTER, Elizabeth CARTER, Mary CARTER, Judith CARTER, Sally CARTER, James CARTER, Francis CARTER.
      Name: John CARTER Birth: 26 Aug 1737 New Kent, VA
      Christening: 30 Oct 1737 St.Peter Par., Henrico VA
      Death: 1781 in , Halifax, VA

      GILES CARTER OF VIRGINIA, by Gen. Wm. G. H. Carter:
      p 78 - John's CARTER's birth
      p 48 -John of Halifax Co VA bought 183 1/2 acres on Dan River from his father, Theodorick II of Pr. Edw. Co VA. p 48-50 - John's will executed 18 Jun 1781, probated 20 Sep 1781 in Halifax Co., VA
      Executors: wife Mary, Capt. James Turner, William Boyd, and
      John's brothers Richard & Theodrick III
      Heirs: Wife, 5 daus. & 5 sons.
      Witnesses were Benjamin Hobson, David Bates, Noel Waddill,
      Theodrick Carter III, and Charles Carter
      (son of Theodrick III)

    • http://services.dar.org/members/dar_research/search_descendants/?action=list&MyPrimary_Seqn=159392&MyLineageCount=1&Control_Min_Seqn=159392

      CARTER, JOHN
      [Full Ancestor Record]
      Ancestor #: A019975
      Service:
      VIRGINIA Rank: SOLDIER
      Birth:
      26 Aug 1737 BRUNSWICK CO VIRGINIA
      Death:
      ANTE 20 Sep 1781 HALIFAX CO VIRGINIA
      Service Source:
      ECKENRODE, LIST OF REV SOLS OF VA, VOL 1, P 87
      Service Description:
      1) HALIFAX CO MILITIA

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] DAR, http://services.dar.org/members/dar_research/search_descendants/?action=list&MyPrimary_Seqn=71522&MyLineageCount=1&Control_Min_Seqn=71522.
      1. Hugh Wardwell Smith born on 13 - Jul - 1889 at Franklin TN died at _______________ on - - and his ( 1st ) wife Lela Tatom born on 25 - Jul - 1896 at Jackson MS died at _______________ on - - married on 5 - Mar - 1914

      2. The Said Hugh Wardwell Smith was the child of
      John Edward Smith born on 13 - Jan - 1856 at Franklin TN died at Franklin TN on 2 - Mar - 1915 and his 1st wife Ruth James Carter b on 1 Jan 1858 at Franklin TN died at New Orleans LA on 17 Jan 1928 married on 27 - Aug - 1874

      3.The Said Ruth James Carter was the child of James Fountain Carter born on 31 - Jan - 1831 at Franklin TN died at Mitchells Cross Roads MS on 15 - Aug - 1859 and his 1st wife Sallie Dobbins McKinney born on - - at _________ died at Franklin TN on - - married on 26 - Jan - 1853

      4.
      The Said James Fountain Carter was the child of
      Fountain Branch Carter born on 6 - Apr - 1797 at Halifax Co VA died at Franklin TN on 22 - Aug - 1871 and his ( 1st ) wife Mary Armistead Atkinson born on 4 - Jul - 1806 at ___________ died at Franklin TN on 15 - Sep - 1852 married on 29 Jun 1823

      5. The Said Fountain Branch Carter was the child of Francis Watkins Carter born on 6 - Dec - 1772 at Halifax Co VA died at Franklin TN on 19 - Mar - 1841 and his 1st wife Sarah Holcomb Anderson born on 11 - May - 1777 at VA died at Franklin TN on 19 - May - 1826 married on 17 - Nov - 1794

      6. The Said Francis Watkins Carter was the child of John Carter born on 26 - Aug - 1737 at Halifax Co VA died at Halifax Co VA on - Sep - 1781 and his ( 1st ) wife Mary born on - - at _________
      died at ______ on (p) - - 1781 married on - -

    2. [S171] Christ Church Parish, Virginia Births 1653-1812.
      Primary Name John
      Relation Son
      Parent 1 Theodorick
      Parent 2 Ann Carter
      Birth Date 26 Aug 1737
      Baptism Date 30 Oct 1737

    3. [S40] Will, John Carter of Halifax, brother of Richard Carter .
      Halifax wills 1792-1797
      Page 102. Oct 19, 1793. Per H Court order, we appraised the estate of John Carter deceased. Items mentioned include: 1 Negro woman named Hannah, a man's saddle and bridle, a small parcel of books. Total value: 107 £ 13 shillings 9 pence. Signed- Fr M Petty, Davis Petty. Recorded Feb 24, 1794.
      The Will of John Carter is Witnessed by Noel Waddill, [future husband of John's daughter, Nancy], Charles Carter, Johns brother's son; Theo Carter, John's son; Benjamin Hobson and David Bates [unknown connection]

    4. [S107] Family Histories, Theodorick Carter and Ann Waddill.
      Theodrick Carter, II and Anne Waddill were the parents of Nancy Waddill Carter. Anne Waddill was baptized January 24, 1713, according to the register of St. Peter's parish, which encompassed New Kent County. Her parents were William and Sarah Dennis Waddill. William was elected vestryman of St. Peter's, on June 1, 1704, and served in
      this capacity for at least thirty-five years. The author James Branch Cabell,a descendant of John Waddill, discussed the Waddills in his book "The Majors and Their Marriages." Theodrick Carter and Anne Waddill lived for a time in New Kent County. According to the register of St. Peter's parish, their first child John was baptized on October 30, 1737. Theodrick appeared in the Amelia County tithables list of June 10, 1747 in John Nash's district (this area became part of Prince Edward County in 1754); he is absent from the list Nash compiled for the same district on June 10, 1745. He must therefore have migrated from New
      Kent County to present-day Prince Edward County sometime between these two dates. Nancy was born June 15, 1749, probably at her father's estate "Hickory Hill" (also known as "Hickory Grove"). According to tradition, the house was built around 1750; however, it may have been built three years earlier, since we know that Theodrick was living in John Nash's tax district on June 10, 1747.
      John Wood's 1820 map of Prince Edward County shows the location of Hickory Hill. Two miles west of Hampden-Sydney College is the notation "Capt. Carter's." Captain Carter was Samuel Carter, Nancy's brother. Samuel inherited Hickory Hill from his father in 1777. Destroyed by fire in 1933, Hickory Hill was described four years later in the Works Projects Administration survey of Prince Edward County homes: [Hickory Hill] was not a show place except for its splendid boxwood and cedar hedge and lovely gardens. It was a plain frame house, or rather two houses connected by a little square room. The first of these traditions says it was built in 1750, a story and a half with small rooms except for one large reception room, which was beautifully paneled, and with one side of carved oak. The other part of the house was built by William H. Venable, when he bought the plantation in 1853 from Edward Carter [Samuel's son]. Mr. Venable built a large, square, two-story frame building, with large rooms and ample halls. The many outbuildings around the mansion house made the place quite a little settlement. The large grove of hickories flanking it on the south gave the place its name.
      Nancy's father was one of Prince Edward County's most prominent planters. He purchased 975 acres in old Amelia County on September 20, 1748, and bought and sold other parcels of land up to the time of his death. A member of the Anglican church, Theodrick offered 300 acres of land to St. Patrick's parish for its use as a glebe, or plot of land granted to the local clergyman as part of his benefice during his tenure of office.
      --PAGE 14--
      Theodrick made his will on December 7, 1777. The executors of his estate were Nathaniel Venable and Francis Watkins, two of Prince Edward County's most respected citizens. Venable was a member of the Virginia Assembly in 1766-1768; three of his sons were educated at Princeton, and one served in the United States Congress. Venable lived at Slate Hill, now in the National Register of Historic Places. Watkins was deputy clerk of the Prince Edward County court from 1767 to 1783; he was appointed clerk in 1783, retiring from that office in 1823. His home was called "Poplar Hill." Venable and Watkins were also charter trustees of Hampden-Sydney College, founded in Prince Edward County in 1776.
      The following is Theodrick Carter's will:
      In the name of God, Amen: I Theodrick Carter of the Parish of Saint Patrick and County of Prince Edward being of perfect and sound mind and memory do make and ordain this to be my last will and testament in manner following.
      First, I give unto my daughter Susannah Stubblefield and sons John, Theodrick and William Carter each one shilling sterling. I give and bequeath unto my son Richard Carter one negro man named Dick, and one feather bed and furniture to him and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath my daughter Nanny Waddill Thompson one negro girl named Tibb now in her possession, also two cows and calves to her and her heirs forever. I give and bequeath unto my son Waddill Carter that part of my lands within the following bounds, to begin at the cross branch at the road, to run a straight line by the grave yard to his own line, all the land below this line on the North side of said road, also one negro man named Tom to him and his heirs forever. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Molley Carter one negro girl named Agg and one negro girl named Nanny, also the mare I purchased of Col. Robert Lawson, her own saddle and bridle, one feather bed and furniture, four head of sheep and two cows, to her and her heirs forever. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Salley Carter one negro boy named Will and
      one negro boy named Abraham, the sorrel mare I purchased of Charles Williamson, one feather bed and furniture, her own saddle and bridle, four head of sheep and two cows, to
      her and her heirs forever. I give and bequeath unto my son Samuel Carter the remainder of the lands and plantation whereon I now live and the following negros, Moll and her child Neptune, also all and residue of my estate not hereinbefore particularly mentioned of what kind or nature
      soever, except two-thirds of my pewter and the two negroes named Jack and Sarah, these two negroes Jack and Sarah I leave to my two daughters Molley and Salley for their support till they marry or die and then my son Samuel, and desire that my executors hereafter named may devide my pewter into three equal parts and allot to my son Samuel
      and daughters Molley and Salley each and equal parts thereof, the estate herein willed to my son Samuel I give to him and his heirs forever, and it is my will that so long as my daughters Molley and Salley live single that they have the free use and liberty of their chamber in my dwelling house without the denial or interruption of my son Samuel. It is my further will that should my said son Samuel depart this life without leaving issue, in that case the lands herein willed to him and every part of my estate bequeathed.
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      him, I give and bequeath unto my said two daughters Molley and Sally to be equally devided between them by my executors hereafter named unless my said two daughters
      should agree on a division themselves, which estate I bequeath to them and their heirs forever, (should it so happen my son Samuel) It is my will that all the negroes I'm possessed of be continued on my plantation the next year to make a crop. Lastly I do constitute and appoint my son Waddill Carter and friends Nathaniel Venable and Francis Watkins Executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking and declaring void all other wills by me heretofore made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this seventh day of December in the year of Christ one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven.
      Theo'd Carter
      .
      Thomas and Nancy Thompson probably named their fourth child in honor of her brother, Samuel Carter. Samuel distinguished himself in the military, in politics, and as a businessman. A member of the 1st Virginia Regiment during the Revolutionary War, he and seven other officers were granted the honor of personally welcoming the Marquis de Lafayette during the great soldier and statesman's visit to Richmond in October, 1824 (Richmond Enquirer, October 29, 1824, page 3). Samuel at various times held the county offices of sheriff, magistrate, and coroner; in 1805-1806 he represented Prince Edward County in the Virginia Assembly. In the late 1790s he was a trustee of a company which improved navigation on the Appomattox River. Later, he became a charter trustee of the Junction Canal Company. In 1825 the company constructed a canal which linked the Appomattox and Little Roanoke rivers. John Wood's map of Prince Edward County shows Samuel's mill at the mid-point of this canal.

    5. [S73] Deeds, Halifax County, Virginia.
      Halifax DB 13-37 1784Halifax July Carter John
      lines Dan, Toby John Moore of H to Alexander Moore of H - by his will Hugh Moore divided tract in half on Dan and Roby - John sells to Alexander the other half for 5 shillings containing 334 acres beginning at the River - Henry Hopsons, John F. Miller, John Carter Est, David Bates, John Mooore and lines between John and Alexander - John signs - witnesses Benjamin Hopson, Harman Miller, William P. Martin

    6. [S40] Will, http://reynoldspatova.org/documents/_HalifaxCountyWillBook-1%201773-1783.pdf.
      Will of Robert Sanford names wife, Karonhappuck (sic) Sanford. Sons, Joseph and James. All my Children (unnamed) If all die without issue then, 1/3 to James Turner's children; 2/3 to James Smith's children; 1/3 divided between David Flint's children and James Smith's children. Ex. Wife, James Turner [her father] and Joseph Lumpkin, until sons (under age) reach age 21 then I appt them Exr.. WD 14 Jan 1781. Wit: John Carter, Richd. Carter, Danl. Wilson WP 20 June 1782....
      John Carter signed witness to this will in January and was dead by March.

    7. [S40] Will, John C. Carter.
      Will of John Carter; Halifax Co., Virginia 1781; WB1-370; Will names Sons and Daughters and is witnessed by David Bates, Ch(arles) Carter, Noel Waddill (husband of Daughter, Elizabeth) and son, Theo Carter. 18th day of June 1781. (See Documents)
      Names Wife, Mary Carter; Daughters Ann Waddill, Elizabeth, Mary, Judith, Sally; three eldest sons, Richard, Theodorick, Robert; James & Francis, younger sons. Executors Mary, Wife,w- Catp. James Turner, W. William Boyd and borthers, Richard and Theo Carter, Executors Wittness Benja Hobson;

    8. [S54] DAR, http://services.dar.org/members/dar_research/search_descendants/?action=list&MyPrimary_Seqn=159392&MyLineageCount=1&Control_Min_Seqn=159392.
      CARTER, JOHN
      [Full Ancestor Record]
      Ancestor #: A019975
      Service:
      VIRGINIA Rank: SOLDIER
      Birth:
      26 Aug 1737 BRUNSWICK CO VIRGINIA

    9. [S145] Virginia County Records.
      VIRGINIA COUNTY RECORDS
      John C. Carter, Capt., Contl. Artillery, 7 years, [service] ending Mar 1783. [See Document]

    10. [S40] Will, John Carter of Halifax County .
      Signed 18 Jun 1781 and probated 20 Sep 1781

    11. [S170] Family Tree DNA.
      0 Giles Carter d 14 Dec 1699 - 02 Feb 1701/2 Henrico Co VA
      + Hannah ??
      1 Theodrick Carter (First) d 22 Jul 1736 - Apr 1737 Henrico Co VA
      + Elisabeth ??

      2 Theodrick Carter (Second) b 1697 Henrico Co VA d 07 Dec 1777 - 19 Jan 1778 Prince Edward Co VA
      + Anne Waddill b 24 Jan 1713 Henrico Co VA d aft 1777 Prince Edward Co VA

      3 John Carter b 26 Aug 1737 New Kent Co VA d 18 Jun - 20 Sep 1781 Halifax Co VA
      + Mary d aft 1781

      4 James C. Carter b ca 1770 VA [some say 23 Dec 1774 Halifax Co VA] d 23 Apr 1845 Marshall Co AL
      + Amy Motley b 1778 Amelia Co VA; m 13 Feb 1799 Pittsylvania Co VA d 12 Jun 1853 Marshall Co AL

      5 Joseph Motley Carter b 07 Feb 1811 d 08 Sep 1888
      + Salena Coffee Carter b 1820; m 30 Nov 1834 d 04 Mar 1845 AL
      + Mary Jane Doran Carter b 16 Feb 1830 Stevenson, Jackson Co AL d 07 Aug 1894 Marshall Co AL

      6 John Coffee Carter b 05 Jul 1849 Marshall Co AL d 04 Jul 1919 Marshall Co AL
      + Arabella Lucinda Evans b 1851; m 1869 d 1892
      + Eugenia S. McCorkle 1853; m 1894 d 1953

      7 John McCoy Carter b 13 Aug 1872 Marshall Co AL d 28 Feb 1960 Jackson Co AL
      + Margaret Ann Morgan b 29 May 1875; m 12 May 1897 d 04 Dec 1905
      + Martha J. Hayes b 1882; m ca 1907
      Note: Website with information on this family may be accessed at http://reynoldspatova.com/



    12. [S18] Family Search, LDS, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/pedigree/landscape/L56M-Y1F.
      Marriage 1758, Halifax County,Virginia Colony
      L5GK-ZDF