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James Thomas Carter

James Thomas Carter[1, 2, 3]

Male 1842 - 1943  (101 years)

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  • Name James Thomas Carter 
    • Another Carter who is NOT a Carter. Fellow researchers have been looking for 30 years and Constance Simpson searched until her death.
      Male testers from several descendants of Martha McCann test to Guthrie/Guthrey lines developed by FTDNA.
    Born 3 Apr 1842  South Boston, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Aug 1943  Turbeville, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Crossroads Cemetery, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I67972  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Edward Powell, Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2021 

    Father James Thomas Carter,   b. Abt 1820, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Martha McCann,   b. 1822, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1885, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 29 Dec 1843  Person County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22722  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Carolyn H. Wesley,   b. 1844, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1883, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1865  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Caesar Augustus "Samuel A." Carter,   b. 22 Sep 1864, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1954, Durham, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Napoleon Bonaparte Carter,   b. 26 Aug 1872, Halifax County Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1971, Sutherlin Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +3. Walter Raleigh Carter,   b. 17 Apr 1874, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1970, South Boston, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
    +4. Pinkney 'Percy' Fleming Carter,   b. 7 Aug 1877, South Boston, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1947, Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     5. Lucy Ann Carter,   b. 26 Oct 1880, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1965, Halifax Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F22721  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth 'Eliza' Hill,   b. 1856, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, Crossroads Cemetery, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1890  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Lillian Carter,   b. 17 Jul 1891, Sutherlin, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1970, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. James Hill Carter,   b. 28 Apr 1894, Alton, Halifax Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1961, Arlington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +3. Edward Palmer Carter,   b. 31 Dec 1898, Sutherlin, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1964, Sutherlin, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F22723  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Laura Ann Hancock,   b. 7 Feb 1860, Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1948, Sutherlin, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 16 Jul 1902  Halifax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • From familysearch. Marriage records states she was a widow
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2013 
    Family ID F518495316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    James T. Carter
    James T. Carter
    JamesTCarter.jpg

    Documents
    Obit James T. Carter
    Obit James T. Carter
    obit-James_T_Carter.pdf
    James T. Carter obit
    James T. Carter obit
    Death Certificate
    Death Certificate
    James T. Carter
    James T. Carter War Department Record
    James T. Carter War Department Record
    67972war department-james t. carter.jpg
    Marriage
    Marriage
    James T. Carter
    Carolyn Wesley
    Marriage James T. Carter-Laura Petty (nee Hancock)
    Marriage James T. Carter-Laura Petty (nee Hancock)
    James Carter - Laura Petty.jpg
    Marriage
    Marriage
    Lewis Stevens to Mary Jane Carter
    Family





James T. Carter Family 1
    Family James T. Carter Family 1
    James T. Carter
    Cemetery Records for James T. Carter, h/o Carolyn Wesley Carter, Eliza A. Hill, 2nd wife of James T. Carter and Martha Ann [McCann] Carter, Mother of James T. Carter, and unmarked grave, likely the Senior James T. Carter, husband of Martha McCann
    Cemetery Records for James T. Carter, h/o Carolyn Wesley Carter, Eliza A. Hill, 2nd wife of James T. Carter and Martha Ann [McCann] Carter, Mother of James T. Carter, and unmarked grave, likely the Senior James T. Carter, husband of Martha McCann
    67292-9-5-Carters.jpg
    Marriage Record  
James T. Carter-Eliza Hill
    Marriage Record James T. Carter-Eliza Hill
    james t. carter-eliza hill marriage.jpg
    Application for a disabled vet.
    Application for a disabled vet.
    James Thomas Carter
    War Department
    War Department
    James T. Carter
    Obituary & Photo James T. Carter
    Obituary & Photo James T. Carter
    67972James T Carter.jpg
    James T. Carter Pension Application
    James T. Carter Pension Application
    67972pension application-james t. carter.jpg
    Obituary for James T. Carter
    Obituary for James T. Carter
    67972obit-2015-02-003.jpg
    Index of Halifax Marriages for Carters
    Index of Halifax Marriages for Carters
    7278-9HalifaxIndxMarageMale-Carter3.pdf
    James Thomas Carter
    James Thomas Carter
    67972james thomas carter-con. soldier applications 1.jpg
    James Thomas Carter Confederate Soldier
    James Thomas Carter Confederate Soldier
    67972james thomas carter-con. soldier applications -3.jpg
    Confederate Soldier James Thomas Carter
    Confederate Soldier James Thomas Carter
    67972james thomas carter-con. soldier applications (2).jpg
    James T Carter-Funeral Services
    James T Carter-Funeral Services
    The Danville Bee
    Aug 30, 1943
    1870 Virginia Census Halifax Co., MtCarmel  James T. Carter and Caroline Wesley with brothers of James in their household; they are too young to have these children as their own.
    1870 Virginia Census Halifax Co., MtCarmel James T. Carter and Caroline Wesley with brothers of James in their household; they are too young to have these children as their own.
    1870Halifax MtCarmel.jpg
    Birth Record-Walter Raleigh Carter
    Birth Record-Walter Raleigh Carter
    carter-walter r (birth).jpg
    Death Certificate-Walter Raleigh Carter
    Death Certificate-Walter Raleigh Carter
    carter-walter raleigh.jpg
    James T Carter-Obit
    James T Carter-Obit
    Richmond Times Dispatch
    Aug 28, 1943

    Headstones
    Headstone for James T. Carter
    Headstone for James T. Carter
    67972JamesT-ElizaHill Carter.jpg
    James T. Carter & Wife Eliza Hill
    James T. Carter & Wife Eliza Hill
    67972JamesT-ElizaHill67979 Carter.jpg

  • Sources 
    1. [S18] Family Search, LDS.
      Family Search
      Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940
      Source Film #: 30135
      Reference #: P I20 L 37
      Indexing (Batch) #: M D I 647-I
      Virginia-EASy
      Lucy Whitt Hatcher --Widowed
      Marries
      John W. Carter, b 1860 Birth Place: Halifax, Co., VA
      Parents Lucy Samuel Whitt and Pattie Whitt
      Brides Birth date 1859, Person County, North Carolina
      Marriage Place Accomack Co., VA
      Marriage Date 11 FEB 1906
      Groom Father's Name: James T. Carter
      Groom Mother's Name: Martha Carter


    2. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=111642918&ref=acom.
      James Thomas Carter
      Birth 3 Apr 1842
      Halifax County, Virginia
      Death 26 Aug 1943 (aged 101)
      Burial: First Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery
      Turbeville, Halifax County, Virginia

    3. [S101] Connie Spring.
      wrote:
      Connie Springs to me
      John W. Carter is the son of James Carter (the missing one) and Martha Ann McCann. In the 1860 census, Martha has a 9 month unnamed son Did I send you the list of Martha's census records? In the 1870, he is listed with Martha age 10 years. Also note on his marriage record to Betty: Father James T. Carter (dead) and Mother Martha Carter.
      So apparently James died before 1885 and Martha died after March 29, 1885 (1885 on her tombstone)
      These Carters do tend to bring on a headache, dont they???
      Callie (3rd child) b. 1853 married Thomas O. Carter on December 11, 1871 in Caswell County. His parents- Richard Carter & Catherine Carter. Her parent Mother "Sally". (no father's name). I am guessing of course, but I suspect that she eloped with him since she was 17/18 and he was 44/45. They moved around a lot. In the 1880 census, Thomas is shown as age 53 and Callie is 28. John 7 was born in TN; James 4 born in Georgia; Robert 1, born in North Carolina and the daughter born later in Kentucky. The daughter Lucy married her first cousin Walter Carter s/o James T. and wife Caroline. In the 1880 census Callie is shown C. L. Carter and in the census (1870) it looks like her name is Caralee or something similar. 1860 census Sally (Callie) age 7; 1870 census Caralee ? age 17, and 1880 census C. L. age 28. The marriage is recorded in Family/Search.
      Conversations with Connie Spring

    4. [S240] Lineage, Stephanie Pletcher (nee Bartusek).

    5. [S170] Family Tree DNA.
      Stephanie Pletcher, Mar 8, 2020, 2:38 PM
      to me
      Take a look at this!Begin forwarded message:
      > From: JAMES GUTHRIE
      > Date: March 8, 2020 at 1:43:16 PM EDT
      > To: Stephanie Pletcher
      > Subject: Re: Guthries Lines
      >
      > Hi Stephanie!
      >
      > As I mentioned to you, I believe, I am the co-administrator of the Guthrie Project at FamilyTreeDNA. My immediate group in the project is Group 8A, Halifax County, VA. We are descendants of Thomas Guthrie (who left his will in that county in 1786) and wife, Mary Cason.
      >
      > Andrew Garland "Andy" Carter is a Carter by name only and, genetically, a Guthrie. There are several ways that could have happened but adoption is the usual method. I compared Andy's 37 marker DNA profile to mine and we match 35 of 37 genetic markers.; an indication at that level that we are of the same family. Most of the members of Group 8A have tested at the 111 marker level so it is hard to make a call on Any Carter. Occasionally, people have matches at 37 markers and fall completely away by the 67 marker level. I hate to ask people to spend more money on these projects but in this case, Andy really needs to advance his Y-DNA evaluation to 67 markers and, if possible, ideally to the 111 marker level (the highest level). As you probably know, the higher the number, the more refined the discrimination. 37 markers would indicate that he is part of the Group 8A family but not of which branch. Testing at a higher levels would indicate the branch because the project has participants at all the known branches.
      >
      > Halifax County, Virginia is a very tricky slope for genealogists because there were three Guthrie lines in the county. Genetically, none of the three were related. Briefly (about 1820) there were FOUR Guthrie lines in the county but the short term individual married a woman there, remained for a short while, and then left for parts unknown.
      >
      > If you are in contact with a small group of Andy's Carter descent, maybe you all can get together and have Andy's Y-DNA profile increased so that we can determine your origins with the branches. Some stayed in Halifax, some went to Kentucky, some to Tennessee, and some to Mississippi. I suspect you have Carter research and it is certainly good back to when the name change took place. I would put the deep Carter research on pause for the time being until we get this connection done.
      >
      > I think Andy has signed up for Family Finder and it would be in progress by now. Had I known earlier, I would have advised him not to do that testing because of its usefulness or lack thereof. In his case, the money would have been better spent upgrading his Y-DNA.
      >
      > See if you can get some participation to move up Andy's profile since there appears to be several of you that would share the same descent. Financially, he may be able to do the higher testing himself but it's always good to have a back-up plan.
      >
      > Regards,
      >
      > James Guthrie