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Richard A. dna Carter[1, 2]

Male Abt 1805 - 1877  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Richard A. dna Carter 
    • yDNA Kit # 18747; R1b - 08 [R-Z273]
    Born Abt 1805  Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jun 1877  Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12990  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Richard 'Gunsmith' Carter, Descendants of William Walters
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2020 

    DNA Tests  1 person has linked a DNA test to Richard A. dna Carter 

    Father Spencer dna Carter,   b. 11 Sep 1783, Caroline Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1861, Pittsylvania Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Verlinda Virginia Lucas,   b. Abt 1787, Caroline Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1850, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Married 18 Dec 1804  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F518494824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Elizabeth Shapard/Sheppard,   b. Abt 1813, Halifax Co., Virginia or Caswell, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1863, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 24 Oct 1830  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Richard Carter was married in Halifax on Oct. 14, 1830, to Elizabeth Sheppard, daughter of John T. Sheppard and his wife, Elizabeth Vass. Mrs. Carter died Oct. 28, 1863, and he married secondly Mrs. Martha Richardson, nee Bohannon, widow of Thomas Richardson. She was born about 1832 and died March 11, 1907. Richard Carter purchased the old home place from his father, Spencer Carter, in 1856, but had been living on a part of the farm previously.
    Children 
     1. Philip Vass Carter,   b. Abt 1821, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1845  (Age ~ 24 years)
    +2. John Spencer Carter,   b. 15 Aug 1831, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1901, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     3. Elizabeth Vass Carter,   b. 1834, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emily J. Carter,   b. 1837, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Richard Alexander Carter,   b. 11 Nov 1838, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jan 1867  (Age 28 years)
     6. Charles Samuel Carter,   b. 24 Jan 1844, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1935, Rowan Co., North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
    +7. Philip Vass2 Carter,   b. 15 Oct 1845, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1920, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F518494825  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Bohannan,   b. Abt 1832, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Edwin Sutherlin Carter,   b. 22 Jul 1866, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 May 1953, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Richard T. Carter,   b. Abt 1869, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. William Henry Carter,   b. 20 Aug 1873, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1967, Danville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F518494826  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Marriages of Carters in Halifax Co., Virginia Index
    Marriages of Carters in Halifax Co., Virginia Index
    12982HalifaxIndxMarageMale-Carter.pdf
    Death Certificate-William Henry Carter
    Death Certificate-William Henry Carter
    dwmhcarter.jpg
    Death Certificate-Edwin S. Carter
    Death Certificate-Edwin S. Carter
    dedwinscarter.jpg
    Edwin Sutherlin Carter-Obit
    Edwin Sutherlin Carter-Obit
    The Danville Bee
    Jun 1, 1953

  • Notes 
    • Richard Carter m. Mary E. Sheppard 12 Oct 1830 (MB1/133)
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      DAR Patriot Lookup:
      http://services.dar.org/members/dar_research/search_descendants/?action=list&MyPrimary_Seqn=1001401&MyLineageCount=1&Control_Min_Seqn=1001401

      John Spencer Carter born on 15 Aug 1831 at Halifax Co VA
      died at Halifax Co VA on 1 - May - 1901 and his ( 1st ) wife
      Sarah Judith Walters born on 29 - Aug - 1828 at VA died at Halifax Co VA on 20 - Mar - 1891 married on 25 Jan 1853

      5.
      The Said John Spencer Carter was the child of Richard Carter born on c 1808 at VA died at Halifax Co VA on 11 Jun 1877 and his ( 1st ) wife Elizabeth Sheppard born on (c) 1813 at VA died at Halifax Co VA on 28 - Oct - 1863 married on 24 - Oct - 1830 married at Halifax Co VA

      6.
      The Said Richard Carter was the child of Spencer Carter born on - - at _ died at Pittsylvania Co VA on - - 1858 and his ( 1st ) wife Verlinda Lucas born on (c) - - 1781 at Caroline VA died at VA on (p)-1808 married on 18 Dec 1804
      married at Halifax Co VA

      7.
      The Said Verlinda Lucas was the child of James Lucas born on - - 1760 at MD died at Halifax Co VA on - - 1820 and his ( 1st ) wife Ruth Holmes Lewis born on - - 1760 at Prince Georges Co MD died at Halifax Co VA on (c) - - 1825 married on 20 - Aug - 1780

  • Sources 
    1. [S170] Family Tree DNA, https://www.familytreedna.com/groups/carter/about/results.
      Contact: Paul Carter [pcarter AT email.unc.edu] yDNA Kit # 18747 R1b - 08 [R-Z273]

      0 Spencer Carter b 1776 VA d 10 July 1861 Pittsylvania Co VA
      + Verlinda Lucas b abt 1788 Halifax Co VA; m 18 Dec 1804 Halifax Co VA d Apr 1850 Pittsylvania Co VA

      1 Richard E. Carter b abt 1805 Halifax Co VA d 11 Jun 1877 Halifax Co VA
      + Elizabeth Sheppard b 1813 Halifax Co VA; m 12 Oct 1830 Halifax Co VA d 28 Oct 1863 Halifax Co VA

      2 Phillip Vass Carter b 15 Oct 1845 Halifax Co VA d 12 Jun 1920 Pittsylvania Co VA
      + Margaret Woody b 1851 Virginia; m abt 1871 d bef 1910

      3 William 'Willie' Vass Carter b 07 Nov 1872 VA d 04 Sep 1929 Pittsylvania Co VA
      + Sallie Lou Collie b 09 Apr 1870; m 31 Jan 1892 Caswell Co NC d 30 Sep 1932 Pittsylvania Co VA

      4 Claude Daniel Carter b 01 Oct 1901 VA d 21 Oct 1972 Danville, Pittsylvania Co VA
      + Gertrude Mae Echols b 26 Apr 1904 Pittsylvania Co VA; m 30 Nov 1922 Pittsylvania Co VA d 16 Aug 1953 Danville, Pittsylvania Co VA

      5 Clyde Ray Carter - Private
      + Ruth Eleanor Caldron - Private

      6 Paul Daniel Carter - Private
      Note: *Headstone marker shows 13 Oct 1845 death date for P. V. Carter.

    2. [S37] Death Certificate, William Henry Carter.

    3. [S61] United States Census, http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/halifax/census/1850/southern/1-478.txt.
      413 Richard Carter 45 planter
      Mary E. 37
      John S. 19
      Elizabeth V. 16
      Emily J. 13
      Richard A. 10
      Charles S. 7
      Philip P. 5
      Mary 2
      414 Philip Carter 21 planter 6000