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IMMIGRANT Giles1 Carter

IMMIGRANT Giles1 Carter[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1635 - 1701  (65 years)

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  • Name Giles1 Carter  [11
    • This from another researcher, Peyton Carter, 1 Apr 2003. I have received confirmation from the records office in Gloucestershire, England, of the baptismal record of Giles Carter, who immigrated to Henrico County, Virginia. Here is the actual reply I received:

      "A member of staff checked the baptism register for the parish of Cirenchester (P86) for the year 1635 and I can confirm that the baptism of Gyles, son of Theodor [Theodore] Cartor is recorded. The spelling of names was not standardized until fairly recently and so the slight difference in spelling of both the christian and surnames is not significant."
    Title IMMIGRANT 
    Born 24 Apr 1635  Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The interior of Saint John the Baptist Church in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Feb 1700/01  Turkey Island, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13958  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico
    Last Modified 24 Oct 2020 

    DNA Tests  6 people have linked a DNA test to IMMIGRANT Giles1 Carter 

    Family Hannah Crew/Crews/Crewes,   b. Est 1655, Turkey Island, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1702, Varina, Henrico, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years) 
    Notes 
    • HENRICO COUNTY DEEDS 1677-1705 There is due to Giles Carter, 800 acres for inportation of these persons: ......John Green......1 Jun 1687.

    Children 
    +1. Suzannah 'Susan' Carter,   b. Abt 1674, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. Mary Carter,   b. Abt 1673, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1732, Henrico Co., Virginia or Rowen, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years)
    +3. Theodorick2 Carter,   b. 23 Jul 1676, Turkey Island, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1737, Prince Edward Co., Colonial Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    +4. Hannah Ann Carter,   b. Abt 1677, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1767, Powhatan, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
    +5. Giles2 'of Henrico' Carter, Jr.,   b. Abt 1681, Turkey Island, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, King George Co., Virginia Colony Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F4370  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Turkey Island National Marker
    Turkey Island National Marker
    sign13958GilesCarter.jpg
    Giles Carter Plaque Shows Parentage of Giles Carter
    Giles Carter Plaque Shows Parentage of Giles Carter
    Church In England.jpg
    1817 Map England Wales
    1817 Map England Wales
    1817MapEnglandWales.jpg
    Painting Depicting Early Settlers in Virginia
    Painting Depicting Early Settlers in Virginia
    Old Va 2.jpg

    Documents
    Giles Carter 1
    Giles Carter 1
    Giles 2
    Giles 2
    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.
    Giles 3
    Giles 3
    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.
    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.
    Giles 5
    Giles 5
    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.
    Giles 6
    Giles 6
    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.
    Giles 7
    Giles 7
    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.
    Giles 8
    Giles 8
    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
    Giles of Henrico II Carter
    Giles of Henrico II Carter
    Giles Carter II Henrico Records.pdf
    Giles of Henrico II Transcription of Will
    Giles of Henrico II Transcription of Will
    Giles Carter -Will Transcription.pdf
    Giles Carter (Hannah) WILL
    Giles Carter (Hannah) WILL
    Giles Carter -13958 Pg 1.pdf
    Giles Carter (Hannah) WILL
    Giles Carter (Hannah) WILL
    Giles Carter -13958.pdf
    Carter DNA Chart
    Carter DNA Chart
    Carter_Theodorick_2014-06-03A.jpg
    Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666 Cover
    Cavaliers and Pioneers, Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents and Grants 1623-1666 Cover
    scan-1_0002.jpg
    Mr. William Fry granted 750 Acres near the head of Chichamony River on S.W. side thereof, 7 Apr 1653. p. 192 beginning at Fleets quarter includeing [sic] a small Indian field &c. Transp. of 15 persons; Giles Carter, Ralph Spendlowe, Jame Walker, Miles Noble, Anne Williams, William Brooke, Ralph Burton, Andrew Miller, Alice Archer, the sd. Frys wife and his three Children; Dorothy Miller, Wm. Hoccadie.
    Mr. William Fry granted 750 Acres near the head of Chichamony River on S.W. side thereof, 7 Apr 1653. p. 192 beginning at Fleets quarter includeing [sic] a small Indian field &c. Transp. of 15 persons; Giles Carter, Ralph Spendlowe, Jame Walker, Miles Noble, Anne Williams, William Brooke, Ralph Burton, Andrew Miller, Alice Archer, the sd. Frys wife and his three Children; Dorothy Miller, Wm. Hoccadie.
    scan-1_0003.jpg
    SEVENTEENTH CENTURY COLONIAL ANCESTORS of Members of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century  Giles Carter & Hannah Crew
    SEVENTEENTH CENTURY COLONIAL ANCESTORS of Members of the National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Giles Carter & Hannah Crew
    7thCenturyColonialAncestors.pdf
    THE VIRGINIA MAGAZINE Of History and Biography, Published Quarterly by The Virginia Historical Society Volume 33, Page 179 and 372; - See Documents  (This record is likely for a 2nd Giles Carter)
    THE VIRGINIA MAGAZINE Of History and Biography, Published Quarterly by The Virginia Historical Society Volume 33, Page 179 and 372; - See Documents (This record is likely for a 2nd Giles Carter)
    VaMagazine-31-dec-1925-No2.pdf
    The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol 19 No. 1 January 1911
Giles Carter of Virginia; Genealogical Memoir.  By General William Giles Harding Carter, United States Army.  ...
    The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography Vol 19 No. 1 January 1911 Giles Carter of Virginia; Genealogical Memoir. By General William Giles Harding Carter, United States Army. ...
    VaMagazine-jan-1911.pdf
    THE VIRGINIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY Volume 4 For the Year Ending June 1897 Captain James Crews, of Turkey Island, Henrico County; Will Bequests to Various member of the Giles Carter Family.  Henry Isham, Sr. Notes.
    THE VIRGINIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY Volume 4 For the Year Ending June 1897 Captain James Crews, of Turkey Island, Henrico County; Will Bequests to Various member of the Giles Carter Family. Henry Isham, Sr. Notes.
    VaMagazine-jun-1997.pdf
    WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE QUARTERLY VOLUME 19 Page 126




















WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE QUARTERLY HISTORICAL MAGAZINE Volume 24 No. 2 October 1915 Giles Carter Mentioned in the Virginia Magazine Vo. P212 Receipt given by one Thomas Hallam, April 1656, and recorded in the General Court.Giles Carter; List of tythables  1679.  Mentions of Michael and Phillip Turpin; Richard Randolph and Richard Cocke of Henrico.
    WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE QUARTERLY VOLUME 19 Page 126 WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE QUARTERLY HISTORICAL MAGAZINE Volume 24 No. 2 October 1915 Giles Carter Mentioned in the Virginia Magazine Vo. P212 Receipt given by one Thomas Hallam, April 1656, and recorded in the General Court.Giles Carter; List of tythables 1679. Mentions of Michael and Phillip Turpin; Richard Randolph and Richard Cocke of Henrico.
    WmAndMaryQuarterly-1915-10.pdf
    WILLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY Vol 9, No 1 Jul 1900  Giles Carter
    WILLIAM AND MARY QUARTERLY Vol 9, No 1 Jul 1900 Giles Carter
    WmAndMaryQuarterly-1900-07.pdf
    ADVENTURERS OF PURSE AND PERSON Fourth Edition Volume Two THE PRICES of VIRGINIA
    ADVENTURERS OF PURSE AND PERSON Fourth Edition Volume Two THE PRICES of VIRGINIA
    adventurers_of_purse_and_Person-1607-1624-5.pdf
    The Ancestor Roster for the Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century 1915-2005;
    The Ancestor Roster for the Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century 1915-2005;
    _ColDamesAncestorRoster-1.pdf
    Colonial Dames Ancestor Roster-GilesCarter
    Colonial Dames Ancestor Roster-GilesCarter
    _ColDamesAncestorRoster-GilesCarter.pdf
    HENRICO CO., VIRGINIA DEEDS 1677-1705  Giles Carter and Associates
    HENRICO CO., VIRGINIA DEEDS 1677-1705 Giles Carter and Associates
    _Henrico CoVADeeds1607-1705.pdf
    Giles Carter and John Green
    Giles Carter and John Green
    Henrico13958-6822John & giles-.pdf
    Henrico County, Virginia Deeds  Giles Carter and John Green
    Henrico County, Virginia Deeds Giles Carter and John Green
    _Henrico13958-6022John & giles-.pdf
    Colonial Wills of Henrico Co., VA Part One 1654-1737 Abstracted and Compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger, III; Page 107 Wm. Sewell 1725
    Colonial Wills of Henrico Co., VA Part One 1654-1737 Abstracted and Compiled by Benjamin B. Weisiger, III; Page 107 Wm. Sewell 1725
    Colonial_Henrico_Wills002.pdf
    Giles Carter 'Early Virginia Immigrants'
    Giles Carter 'Early Virginia Immigrants'
    Early VA Immigrants-1623-1666.pdf
    Giles and Hannah Crew Carter
    Giles and Hannah Crew Carter
    13959Hannah-Crew-Carter.gif
    Giles Carter, Immigrant
    Giles Carter, Immigrant
    13958Giles Carter.jpg
    CarterGiles Daily Press Oct 4, 1959
    CarterGiles Daily Press Oct 4, 1959
    CarterGiles DailyPress Oct4,1959.jpg
    Carter, Giles Daily Press Jun 7,1981
    Carter, Giles Daily Press Jun 7,1981
    CarterGiles DailyPress Jun7,1981.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
    FTDNA Matches for Giles Carter
    FTDNA Matches for Giles Carter
    GilesCarterFTDNAKits.jpg
    Price-Carter Information
    Price-Carter Information
    Price-Carter.jpg
    Giles Carter Lines
    Giles Carter Lines
    GilesCarterLines.png

    Histories
    Giles Carter Lineage
    Giles Carter Lineage
    giles carter.pdf
    Early Settlers of Tidewater Virginia Volume 1: Henrico County by Elise Greenup Jourdan Entries for Giles Carter and Theodorick2 Carter and the Cocke's of Henrico County, Virginia
    Early Settlers of Tidewater Virginia Volume 1: Henrico County by Elise Greenup Jourdan Entries for Giles Carter and Theodorick2 Carter and the Cocke's of Henrico County, Virginia
    Early Settlers Vol 1..pdf
    Giles and Hannah Crew Carter
    Giles and Hannah Crew Carter
    13959Hannah Crew Carter.pdf

  • Notes 
    • http://www.rarebookreprints.com/norigins.html
      Giles Carter, who came to Virginia several years later than the others, and died in Henrico County in 1701 at the age of 67 years, leaving sons Giles and Theodorick, and daughters Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Williamson. So far as known he never held ay military or political position, and is supposed to have belonged to the Gloucester Carters. His descendants were chiefly settled in Henrico, Goochland, Prince Edward, and Halifax counties. An interesting account of them has been published by Gen. W. H. G. Carter, U.S.A."

    • http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/jamesriver/text.htm
      In England, the country was torn by a civil war (1642-46) pitting the supporters of the King against Parliament. Fleeing the war, the first members of the Culpepper, Hammond, Honeyweed and Moryson families arrived in the colony. These cavaliers (as supporters of King Charles I during the English Civil War were called) found a ready home in Berkeley's Virginia. Indeed, Virginia was the last English colony to relinquish its allegiance to Charles I and the first to proclaim Charles II King. In 1652 British soldiers, arriving from Parliamentarian England, faced off, without battle, against Berkeley's colonial royalist troops. Berkeley knew the royal cause was lost, and successfully bartered with the Parliamentarian forces for three concessions. He managed to safeguard Virginia's royalist political establishment from retribution, preserved the loyalty of Virginians to the King, and protected the property of the Virginians who opposed Parliament. He was asked in return to vacate his office, and the new Governor was Richard Bennett. Sir William Berkeley removed himself to his estate, and upon the restoration of the Stuart dynasty in 1660 became Royal Governor again. After his restoration as Royal Governor, Berkeley lost some political contests with Charles II' in particular, the right of the colony to trade with the Dutch, and the right to repeal the Navigation Act of 1660 that forced Virginia goods to transit through English ports exclusively, where they were taxed.

      It was Bacon?s Rebellion (1676) which ended Berkeley's reign as Virginia's Governor. Bacon's Rebellion was a struggle between the tightly-knit Tidewater colonists and those colonists living on the frontier, where the Indian presence overshadowed other concerns. Preceding Bacon's Rebellion was a period of declining tobacco prices, frustration at losses in the recent naval war with the Dutch, and harsh weather which caused the colonists to vent their frustrations on the neighboring American Indians. In 1675 escalating clashes between the Indians and colonists helped ignite the unrest. After some Susquehannock chiefs living north of the Potomac were killed while under a flag of truce by Maryland and Virginia militia, the Indians retaliated by slaying a number of planters in Virginia. Berkeley was anxious to keep peace with the Indians, but the Virginia Assembly responded in 1676 by ordering forts to be built in the frontier area. Nathaniel Bacon Jr., a cousin of Berkeley by marriage, became the leader of the rebellion. Bacon urged retaliatory measures against the Indians, and when Governor Berkeley refused to raise the necessary militia, Bacon raised a militia of frontier planters.

      Bacon and his men marched on Jamestown and captured the colonial capital, forcing the governor to flee. However, on October 26, 1676, Bacon died of a disease called the 'bloody flux' and his rebellion began to fall apart. Berkeley returned to Jamestown to reestablish his authority, and the frontier warfare with the Indians died down once order was restored. A royal inquiry lead by Colonel Herbert Jeffreys, who arrived in the colony with 1,000 British troops too late to deal with the rebellion, caused the Governor to go to England to protest his innocence. Colonel Herbert Jeffreys declared himself Governor once Lord Berkeley left Virginia.

      Dying in England on July 9, 1677, before he was to have an audience with the Stuart King, Berkeley left behind a lasting legacy in Virginia. When he arrived in Virginia it was a frontier society with about 8,000 colonists, and in the 35 years of his tenure the population increased to 40,000. Desiring to recreate the English social structure, he recruited a Royalist-mercantile elite for the colony, with strong ties to the Mother Country in custom, religion and government. By expelling all 'non-conformists' (puritans) from the colony in 1642 he established the undisputed primacy of the Anglican Church of England in the colony.
    • http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/jamesriver/gentry.htm
      Under Berkley's administration, the first generation of what would be known as the Virginian aristocracy came into existence before the English Civil War ended. These included the founders of powerful dynasties such as John Carter, Richard Lee, Benjamin Harrison, the first Randolph and Thomas Stegg (or Stegge) who amassed the Byrd wealth. All of the colonizers who rose socially had connections, wealth and education. These advantages promoted them to the highest rungs of the colonial society. The families they founded ruled the Royal colony of Virginia for more than a century.
      The Byrd, Beverley, Carter, Culpepper, Isham, Washington, Spencer, Randolph, Jefferson, Bland, Beverely, Bolling, Eppe and Hackett families intermarried, creating a web of overlapping kinships. They sat on the governing boards of the colony and promoted each others interests. Berkeley also fostered the rise of the General Assembly from a small body into a replica of the Parliament in England, and promoted a separation of power between provincial and county governments. He worked to create a royalist society, where an elite ruled over the great masses of yeoman farmers, free and enslaved African Americans, indentured servants and marginal farmers who leased their land. A brief look at some of the families who served in the Virginia House of Burgesses displays a continuity of the landed-gentry class in the governing class of the colony. In 1664 Lawrence Washington and William Randolph were elected members of the House of Burgesses. The 1736-1740 legislative session had representatives of the Randolph, Carter, Fitzhugh, Beverely and Berkeley families seated, and the 1776 Assembly had Carters, Randolphs and Lees as well as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
      ++++++++++++++++++
      Wm. Burnett says "I think we are beginning (or, at least, are on the verge of beginning) to get some deeper insights into what was going on in 17th century Virginia as it relates to some particular families on which we have spent some of our time researching."

      ?My sense is that we should get a better understanding of what was going on on Turkey Island in Henrico County in the 17the century, before the Randolph family (another one of my ancestral lines, by the way, having the distinction of being the earliest known (to me) mother in my maternal line of mother?s mother?s mother?s etc.) began building its 18th century mega-mansion.

      ?Giles Carter, whose progeny (son Theodoric with many siblings) is undisputed, is considered by all researchers known to me to have been born in Gloucestershire England. Everything else is a matter of dispute with some very sophisticated arguments to advance each theory as to from whom he descended and who he married or to discredit other theories on those subjects.

      ?Giles Carter may well have been a teenage indentured servant, with relatives, at least by marriage, of royal descendency. If so, his indenture occurred a few years, perhaps a decade, before a pair of Saunders (cited by Justin) came over to America.

      ?(There is a difference between the indentures of Giles Carter and the Saunders which I suspect we will find is important. Giles? indenture conformed to a policy of the Cromwell?s Commonwealth. The Saunders came over when Cromwell?s associates were being hanged for high treason.)

      ?Now let me share with you my (current) radical thought. The Carters, Saunders, Crumps, Crewes, Sewalls et al. were involved in dynastic strategies (maybe not a monolithic strategy, but several strategies that collectively looked out for the economic interests and sought to secure economically viable positions for the younger members of the ?clans?).

      ?That ?indentured service? or ?apprenticeship? positions were not lower class stable boys persuaded to trade years of labor for passage over to the new world, but devices by which the sovereign power granted subsidies (land for numbers of indentured servants transported from England to America).

      ?The Merchant-Venturers of Bristol, who had suffered under the English Civil War, considered the tobacco of Virginia a game-changing event. If that is so, why not exploit the sovereign?s deal to grant land in Virginia in exchange for passage of ?servants? to America.

      ?I am proposing that we re-examine the research on the 17th century immigration to Virginia in a new light. That we take with a grain of salt all 21st century explanations of what 17th century terms mean ? indentures, land for passage of servants, even dowries and bequests.

      ?Instead, we consider the 17th century settling of Virginia as the concerted exploitation of ?new lands? involving the sovereign power and a select number of families that have achieved power and influence over the centuries and are determined to exploit the situation to their advantage.

      A corollary to the above argument of ?concerted action by mercantile families? suggests that we consider wills and property transactions not just from the standpoint of nuclear families as we are used to thinking in the 21st century, but as sometimes (often?) part of dynastic strategies.
    • http://vikingsandvirginians.com/2012/01/giles-carter-1634-1700-henrico-county-va/

      Peyton Carter to WHB

      I did discover his baptismal certificate in Cirencester, dated April 24, 1635. (Gloucestershire Record Office, Gloucester, England, 24/4/1635, PFC 86 in 1/1, No. 5, p. 243). It names Gyles Carter, the son of Theodor Carter. Given that Giles of Henrico's oldest son was named Theodorick, this seems to be it, not to mention that this makes him the correct age, verified in a deposition that Giles gave in 1680. (Henrico County, Record Book 1 (Deeds & Wills), 1677 ? 1692, Reel 4, p. 133.) However, I have had difficulty in tracking down this Theodor. I have not been able to positively connect Giles of Virginia with Gyles of Badgeworth.
    • http://vikingsandvirginians.com/2015/07/who-might-have-come-to-the-christening-of-giles-carter-in-cirencester-a-speculative-essay/
      Siblings of Giles Carter of Henrico. Theodore Carter, Giles Carter's father. His first child Mary was baptized 26 October 1633. Three more daughters would be born afterward: Joane (2 Apr 1637), Elizabeth (24 Feb 1638), Margery (2 Dec 1641). No wife named.
    • Virginia County boundaries based on a 1770 map

      The Illustration, below, of Virginia County boundaries, uses the following as a base map: A New and Accurate Map of Virginia Wherein most of the Counties are laid down from Actual Surveys. With A Concise Account of the Number of Inhabitants, the Trade, Soil, and Produce of that Province. By John Henry. Engraved by Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the King. London, Thos. Jefferys, 1770. Call Number: G3880 1770 .H4 Vault. Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division. County names are transcribed below the map and numbering has been added to show their location. Colorfill has been added to highlight County boundaries. Counties that were listed without boundaries defined are represented without colorfilled areas. The Muster Rolls of Pendleton Militia on 6 Sep 1794 in Captain William Janes' Company were: Michael Arbogast, Jacob Gum, Charles Halterman, and Henry Simmons ( Library of Congress )

      1.Accomack County
      2.Albemarle County
      3.Amelia County
      4.Amherst County
      5.Augusta County
      6.Bedford County
      7.Brunswick County
      8.Buckingham County
      9.Caroline County
      10.Charles City County
      11.Charlotte County
      12.Chesterfield County
      13.Culpepper County
      14.Cumberland County
      15.Dinwidie County
      16.Elizabeth City County
      17.Essex County
      18.Frederick County
      19.Fairfax County
      20.Fauquier County
      21.Gloucester County
      22.Goochland County
      23.Halifax County
      24.Hampshire County
      25.Hanover County
      26.Henrico County
      27.Isle of Wight County
      28.James City County
      29.King and Queen County
      30.King George County
      31.King William County
      32.Lancaster County
      33.Loudon County
      34.Louisa County
      35.Mecklenburg County
      36.Middlesex County
      37.Nandsemond County
      38.New Kent County
      39.Norfolk County
      40.Northampton County
      41.Northumberland County
      42.Orange County
      43.Pittsylvania County
      44.Prince Edward County
      45.Prince George County
      46.Prince William County
      47.Princess Ann County
      48.Richmond County
      49.Southampton County
      50.Spotsylvania County
      51.Stafford County
      52.Sussex County
      53.Surry County
      54.Warwick County
      55.Westmoreland County
      56.York County
    • Henrico Co., Va. Patent Book 3, page 192:
      Mr. William Fry, 750 acres near the head of Chichamony River on SW side thereof, 7 April 1653. Beg. at Fleets quarter including a small indian field, for transporting 15 persons:

      Giles Carter, Ralph Spendlowe, Jane Walker, Miles Noble, Anne Williams, William Brooke, Ralph Burton, Andrew Miller, Alice Archer, the said Fry's wife and his three children, Dorothy Miller, William Hoccadie(?Hockaday).[?Mockaboy]
    • Map of Formation of Virginia Counties 1615-present
      http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~george/countyformations/virginiaformationmaps.html

  • Sources 
    1. [S246] Maps, https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3880.ct000370/.
      A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.
      Can be enlarged to show rivers, creeks, counties.

    2. [S140] Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.
      THE VIRGINIA MAGAZINE Of History and Biography, Published Quarterly by The Virginia Historical Society Volume 33, Page 179 and 372; - See Documents
      Giles Carter is mentioned as purchasing 2000 acres in Prince George Co. circa 1728; Theodorick Bland mentioned his petition hath leave granted him to include in one patent several surveys by him made on Nottaway River joining on to a Tract called Buckskin survey's by the petrs. father.[John Bland]

    3. [S140] Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.
      THE VIRGINIA MAGAZINE OF HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY VOLUME 19 NO 1 JANUARY 1911

      Giles Carter of Virginia; Genealogical Memoir. By General William Giles Harding Carter, US Army

    4. [S95] William and Mary Quarterly.
      WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE QUARTERLY HISTORICAL MAGAZINE Vol 24 No 2 October 1915

      Giles Carter, and his Contemporaries; Neighbors, 2 Jun 1679

    5. [S49] Henrico Co., VA Deeds1750-1774.
      Will of Giles Carter p. 57

    6. [S50] Colonial Wills of Henrico Co., VA , http://reynoldspatova.org/browsemedia.php?mediasearch=Colonial_Henrico_Wills002.pdf+&mediatypeID=&tngpage=&tree=reynolds1&tnggallery=.
      Will of John Rowen; Leaves Giles Carter plantation for one year, then to brother Henry; Giles Carter's daughter who married John Price leaving items to orphans of Price.

    7. [S80] Google Books, https://books.google.com/books?isbn=1312660163.
      Shawnee Heritage [See Documents]

    8. [S122] Genealogy. com, http://genforum.genealogy.com/carter/messages/19379.html.
      1 Jun 1686 Payments to Giles CARTER as his legacy from the estate of James CREWES, dec'd p 146 (Henrico Co. Colonial Records [D&W] 1677-1692, Vol 1, p 369) ***
      Fred - silrem@comcast.net
      PULL HENRICO DOCUMENTS FOR CD APPLICATION

    9. [S107] Family Histories, http://ncccha.org/pdf/price/thepricefamily.pdf.
      Compiled by Kathleen Neal Dawson, 2008

    10. [S107] Family Histories.
      "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.

    11. [S100] Internet Source, http://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/jamesriver/text.htm.
      Governor Berkeley and the Creation of the Virginia Aristocracy: The landed gentry rose to prominence in Virginia with the arrival of Sir William Berkeley as Royal Governor. Governor Berkeley, an Oxford-educated playwright, soldier and diplomat, arrived in Virginia in 1642, when Virginia was a frontier society of roughly 8,000 colonists. He was to hold office longer than any other governor of Virginia. Born in 1606 in England, Berkeley had been a courtier in the court of the British monarch Charles I, and came with a desire to invigorate the colony and create an imitation of British society in the New World. Under his administration, the first generation of what would be known as the Virginian aristocracy came into existence before the English Civil War ended. These included the founders of powerful dynasties such as John Carter, Richard Lee, Benjamin Harrison, the first Randolph and Thomas Stegg (or Stegge) who amassed the Byrd wealth. All of the colonizers who rose socially had connections, wealth and education. These advantages promoted them to the highest rungs of the colonial society. The families they founded ruled the Royal colony of Virginia for more than a century.

      The Byrd, Beverley, Carter, Culpepper, Isham, Washington, Spencer, Randolph, Jefferson, Bland, Beverely, Bolling, Eppe and Hackett families intermarried, creating a web of overlapping kinships. They sat on the governing boards of the colony and promoted each others interests. Berkeley also fostered the rise of the General Assembly from a small body into a replica of the Parliament in England, and promoted a separation of power between provincial and county governments. He worked to create a royalist society, where an elite ruled over the great masses of yeoman farmers, free and enslaved African Americans, indentured servants and marginal farmers who leased their land. A brief look at some of the families who served in the Virginia House of Burgesses displays a continuity of the landed-gentry class in the governing class of the colony. In 1664 Lawrence Washington and William Randolph were elected members of the House of Burgesses. The 1736-1740 legislative session had representatives of the Randolph, Carter, Fitzhugh, Beverely and Berkeley families seated, and the 1776 Assembly had Carters, Randolphs and Lees as well as George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.

    12. [S246] Maps, https://www.loc.gov/resource/g3880.ct000370/.
      A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania,[sic] New Jersey and North Carolina.
      Can be enlarged to show rivers, creeks, counties.

    13. [S100] Internet Source, Map of Formation of Virginia Counties 1615-present http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~george/countyformations/virginiaformationmaps.html.

    14. [S160] Correspondence, Nancy Simmons.
      Nancy Simmons, Nov 2017
      to me

      I checked the other day and didn?t see a Webb family DNA group. Hopefully there will be soon.
      One reason I got my son to do the DNA was because of the Carters. I am fascinated with the origins of Hannah ? Crews, that married Giles. It is true that if James Crews? partner had been white they would have been hauled into bastardy court when his partner became pregnant. The older family stories assume that she had to have been Native American because James Crews owned slaves so she could not have been black. So silly! Even free blacks sometimes owned slaves. His partner could have been a slave. I tried to trace Hannah?s daughters forward so we could find Hannah?s Mt-DNA, but lost them after about 2 generations.
      So, David?s DNA came back from Ancestry and the other type I sent to FTM-DNA (not the Y-DNA test) and he has absolutely no Native American but a small amount of ?North African? ? Whatever that means. The Simmons Y-DNA administrator tells me that not enough people have tested yet for those small percentages to be accurate, but someday it may mean something. Right now it seems that either James Crews was not Hannah?s father or her mother was some sort of Arab or Moor. Below is what I have on Giles and his son Theodoric.

      · Apr 1653 Mr Wm Fry used Giles Carter and 14 others as headrights to patent 750 acres of land on the "Chichamony" River- Cavaliers & Pioneers, Vol I, Nugent, p276

      · 1676 Will of John Rowen gives Giles the use of a house for 1 year and certain livestock including a cow and pigs.- Weisiger, Colonial Wills of Henrico Co, VA 1677-1737, p 219

      · Will of James Crewes of Turkey Island written 23 Jul 1676 makes bequests to Giles Carter, his wife Hannah and all their children. Crewes was about to be hanged for his part in Bacon's Rebellion. Crews' English relatives contested the will saying, " James Crewes had no 'lawful' wife or child." It is surmised that Hannah was Crews daughter by either an Indian woman or a Negro. (family DNA has zero Native American ethnicity but 1% North African) Had Hannah's mother been white, Crews and she would have been hauled into court for bastardy but those laws didn't apply if the woman was of a different race.- Some Southern Col Fam, Avant, p 154 June. For the Bastardy laws in Virginia see Anne Orwood's Bastard. Weisiger, Colonial Wills of Henrico Co, VA,1677-1737, p 9

      · 2 Jun 1679, Census for Turkey Island lists Giles Carter with 6 thithables (males 16 or over, and later also included female slaves or indentured servants.) Wm & Mary Qtly Vol V, p731

      · April 1680 deposition of Giles CARTER, aged about 46. [Order Book & Wills 1678-1693, p 57]

      · Oct 1688, 1780 acres on White Oak Swamp patented by Robert Woodson, Sr, Giles Carter, Richard Ferris, William Ferris and Roger Comeings jointly, but Wm Ferris and Roger Comeings never paid so the whole tract went to Woodson, Carter and Richard Ferris. Carter's part is next to the swamp where John Watson lives and next to Hambleton on the north side of the swamp- 600 Acres. recorded 2 Jun 1690- Weisiger, Henrico Deeds 1677-1705 , p57

      · Deposition given in Henrico county records in June 1680- Giles Carter declared that he was 46 years of age- Henrico Deeds 1677-1705, Weisiger, p 148

      · 25 Feb 1684, Giles and Hannah of Varina Parish Henrico sold some land on Turkey Isl. to Wm Randolph- L20 for 50 acres. And bought other land on Turkey Isl. mill run next to Wm Cocke and his brother John-L25 for 29 acres- ibid p 27, 28

      · 25 Feb 1684 Wm Cocke of Henrico sold 500 acres on Turkey Island, Mill Run to Giles- Avant, Some Southern Families, p 147

      · 1684: August 24, 1684. William Randolph, of Varina Parish, Henrico County, Gent., from Giles Carter and Hannah x, his wife, of Parish and county aforesaid, 20 pound sterling for 60 acres, which was by the last will and testament of Capt. James Crewes given unto said Giles and Hannah Carter, being part of ye dividend of land or plantation at Turkey Island of which said Crewes died seized, which tract of land or plantation is since purchased by said William Randolph of ye heir and executor of said Crewes, deceased, as by conveyance. Recorded April 1, 1685. [Valentine Papers, vol. iii, Randolph Family, p1392

      · ?1685: Wm Randolph, of Varina Parish, Henrico Co. Gent, from Giles Carter & Hannah __[x], his wife, of Parish & Co. afsd. 20pds strl. 60 a. which was by the last will & testatment of Capt. James Crewes [dated 23 August 1676] given unto sd. Giles & Hannah Carter being part of ye dividend of land or plantation at Turkey Island of which sd. Crewes died seized, wch. tract seized, wch. tract of land or plantation is since purchd. by sd. Wm. Randolph of ye heir & exor. of sd. Crews, decd. as by conveyance dated 24 Augt. 1684. Recd. 1 April 1685?. Ibid. p. 302 [Valentine Papers p. 1380]

      · 1 Feb 1685 was appointed by the court at Varina to appraise the estate of John Clyburn- ibid

      · 15 Mar 1685 Deposition of Robert Billington stated that Giles Carter had won 500 lbs of tobacco in a dice game.- Henrico Co. Records, Vol 2, p229

      · 4 Feb 1686 Giles was appointed surveyor for highways but he testifies that he is ancient, weak and sickly and asks to be released ( He was 52!). ibid

      · 1 Jun 1687 appointed to appraise and divide the estate of Will Humphrey- ibid

      · Court at Varina Jun 1687 granted Giles Carter 800 acres for the importation of 16 persons. Carter, W,G.H, Giles Carter of VA, p 41

      · In Oct 1687 Giles Carter with Richard Ferris and Robert Woodson patented 1780 acres in White Oak Swamp on Barr Hill and Deep Run, Varina- Tidewater Va Fam, Davis p 304, Valentine Vol I p451

      · 1 Aug 1694 Deed of gift to sons Theodorick and Giles- Index to Henrico Colonial Records Vol 2 p 201
      Theodoric

      · 2 Mar 1701, Theodorick of Henrico conveyed 50 acres in Henrico whereon said Carter dwells on N side of James River in place known as "Low Ground, adjoining land of said Carter's father Giles, decd, running along Turkey Island Run and given said Carter by his father Giles Carter-Valentine Vol III, p 1083

      · Will made 22 Jul 1736, probated first Monday in Apr 1737 in Henrico. Names wife Elizabeth, son Theodrick, son John, and daughter Mary. St Peter's Parish records the birth of another daughter weeks after the will was made, "Elizabeth, daughter of Theodrick and Elizabeth Carter, born Aug 22, bap Sep 26, 1736" - Giles Carter of VA, Gen Wm Giles Harding Carter, USA, Lord Baltimore Press, Balt, MD 1909, Also Henrico County Deed, Wills 1725-1737 No 1, Part 1,p 606, Library of VA, also VA Colonial Abstracts. Vol XXI, Henrico CO, Fleet p 80
      From: Mary Frances Eggleston [mailto:mfeggleston@gmail.com]
      Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2017
      To: Nancy Simmons
      Subject: Re: Comments
      Mary Frances Eggleston
      to Nancy
      Nancy,
      My mother was a Carter descendant, so my dna [family finder] matched to Lemuel/Richard 'tailor' Carter. I did not pursue the other tests, as it would go to female lines. I do not show any Native American, all British; however another cousin had 23 & me, and hers did show a smidgen of Native American. It is my understanding that after so many generations, it would not show. DNA is not my strong suit, but we absolutely see two different dna groups for the descendants of the two sons of Giles Carter. Theodorick is one group, and Giles Jr. descendants test to another group. There are only a couple of reasons this would happen. My group is to Theodorick's dna.

      I do not have a theory about Hannah Crews; I have collected theories by genealogists much more talented than I am, and it makes sense that she may have been an Indian. But, I believe it is clear Giles had more than one wife and possibly other children not mentioned in his will. DNA studies make this an exciting time for genealogists.

      Thank you for your Carter info. I thought I had pulled every piece of paper available for them, but I had not seen these references -
      1 Feb 1685 was appointed by the court at Varina to appraise the estate of John Clyburn- ibid
      15 Mar 1685 Deposition of Robert Billington stated that Giles Carter had won 500 lbs of tobacco in a dice game.- Henrico Co. Records, Vol 2, p229

      That makes him seem human! With your permission I will post your info.
      http://www.reynoldspatova.org/getperson.php?personID=I7119&tree=reynolds1
      This is a link to my mother's data.
      Thanks again,
      me

    15. [S89] Facebook.
      Vickie Carter McKinley
      It looks like very little is known about Theodor. "Theodor Carter married a woman named Joane sometime before October 1633 (a child named Mary, daughter of Theodor Carter was baptised at Cirencester in October 1633 and was not named as a base child).
      Given that he married before 1633, it is likely that Theodor was born before 1613.
      Theodor Carter was buried at the church of St John the Baptist, Cirencester, Gloucestershire on 23 July 1643"