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Samuel Smith Carter

Samuel Smith Carter[1, 2, 3]

Male 1789 - 1852  (62 years)

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  • Name Samuel Smith Carter 
    • Graveyard Photo of Samuel Smith Carter Family
      Samuel Smith Carter and Ann Heisler Douglass Carter also Abraham Douglas Carter, Mary Martha Carter, John Carter, and William Adolph Carter
    Born 27 Nov 1789  Prince William Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Apr 1852  Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Carter Graveyard, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Location of Carter Graveyard
      1 mile northwest of Richmond, Virginia on Forest Lawn Cemetery Road, 75 yards north of the road.
    Person ID I70406  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Giles Carter of Henrico
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2017 

    Father Giles of Povall Carter,   b. 1736, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1785, Probate - Prince William Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Mary/Martha Smith,   b. Abt 1750, Henrico County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Grandville County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Family ID F518495877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anne Heisler,   b. 1785, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1870, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 16 Jan 1811  Henrico, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Children of Samuel Smith and Anne Heisler Carter:
      Abraham Douglas Carter, 1811-1855
      Mary Martha Carter, 1815-1859
      Samuel Heisler Carter, 1817-1857
      William Adolph Carter, 1819-1855
      George Washington Carter, 1825-1892
      John East Carter, 1826-
      Annalethia Carter, 1826-
      Gustavus Giles Carter, 1828-1908
    Children 
    +1. Abraham Douglas Carter,   b. 12 Dec 1811, Richmond Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1855, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     2. Mary/Martha Carter,   b. 24 May 1815,   d. 1853, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     3. Samuel Heisler Carter,   b. 1817, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Apr 1857, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     4. William Adolph Carter,   b. 1819, Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +5. Anna L. 'Lethia' Carter,   b. 1824, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. George Washington Carter,   b. 22 Feb 1825, Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1892, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +7. Gustavus Giles Carter,   b. 27 May 1828, Richmond, Henrico Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1908, Kingston, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    Last Modified 27 May 2020 
    Family ID F518495879  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Graveyard in Richmond Virginia; Samuel Smith Carter
    Graveyard in Richmond Virginia; Samuel Smith Carter
    70406SSCarter GraveyardRichmondVA.jpg

    Documents
    Richmond Cemetery Records of Giles of Povall Carter's Son, Samuel Smith Carter
    Richmond Cemetery Records of Giles of Povall Carter's Son, Samuel Smith Carter
    Giles of Povall Carter Cemetery Record.jpg
    GENEALOGIES OF VIRGINIA FAMILIES From the William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Volume One
    GENEALOGIES OF VIRGINIA FAMILIES From the William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine, Volume One
    VaFamiliesI70403-GilesCarter.pdf

    Headstones
    Headstone Samuel Smith Carter
    Headstone Samuel Smith Carter
    70406SamuelSmithCarter.jpg

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Smith Carter married widow Ann Heisler Douglas in Richmond in 1811 and died in 1832, leaving his wife Ann and their children, who moved in with Samuel's brother John at Myrtle Grove (now Forest Lawn Cemetery) where they stayed until death. All are buried there and headstones are still present as the estate was sold and converted to a cemetery much later on, but their stones remain among all the more recent ones. This is the only link I have connecting Samuel to John and thus to Carter and Martha, in addition to the clue of his middle name Smith matching his mother's maiden name, but I think it is a very good one. Also, Samuel named one of his son's Gustavus Giles. -Paul Jesperson

      See 1850 Census Henrico Virginia
    • Grandson of Obadiah Smith
    • GENEALOGIES OF VIRGINIA FAMILIES - from the William and Mary College Quarterly Historical Magazine Volume I Adams - Clopton.

      "Sometime after 1750, a Giles Carter settled in Prince William, and evidently was a member of the above family of Carter. His will, probated Mar 6, 1785, mentions sons, William, Samuel, David, Robert; and daughters Sarah Carter, Mary Dunaway, Matt Mitchell and Elizabeth Heald. William Carter, Jr. gave bond as tobacco inspector at Quantico, Feb 3, 1784, and again in 1799. 5 May 1794, William Carter and wife, Betty, sold to Jas. Smith a plantation called "Pope's Hill" purchased by William in 1790, from his brothers, Samuel and David, to whom it was devised by their father, Giles Carter. Wm. Carter's will was probated in Prince William Jan 14, 1810 and names wife Betty, and children, Mary Nickerson, John Carter (living in 1830) and Sarah, wife of Henry Fairfax. Henry Fairfax's will, probated in 1847 names children, Elizabeth, Henry, Mary, Sarah Allen, Jane Botts and the children of daughters, Delia and Harriett, whose surnames are not given. The inventories of the estates of Samuel and David Carter were recorded in 1820 and 1815."
    • Sold land devised to him by his Father, Giles to Brother, William 1790.

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Ancestry Link, http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/56958186/person/42016306759.
      Giles, s/o Povall Carter, m. Mary Smith, d/o Obediah Smith
      Paul Jesperson Ancestry Tree from Mike Terry FTDNA


      From: Paul Jespersen
      To: "Giles_Carter@yahoogroups.com"
      Sent: Sunday, June 9, 2013 3:29 PM
      Subject: Re: [Giles_Carter] Hi Paul
      Hi Mike and all,
      Jespersen is Danish. Yes, that's me in Austin, and could have been me in Germany as I used to travel there a lot. I remember having exchanged emails some years back. My wife is the Carter descendant. Her line is:
      0 Giles Carter 1634 ENG d 12 Feb 1701 Turkey Island, Henrico Co VA
      + Hannah ??
      1 Giles Carter b 1682 Henrico Co VA d ca 1760 Halifax Co NC
      + Mary Povall b 1678 Herico Co VA d 1750 Granville Co NC
      2 Povall Carter b 1705 Henrico Co VA d 1761 Cumberland Co VA
      + Amey Porter b VA d 15 Sep 1800 Prince Edward Co VA
      3 Giles Carter b 1736 Henrico Co VA
      + Martha Smith b 1750 (dau of Obadiah Smith)
      4 Samuel Smith Carter b 27 Nov 1789 VA d 13 Apr 1832 Henrico Co VA
      + Ann Heisler (widow of Douglas) 1785 1870
      5 Gustavus Giles Carter b 27 May 1826 d 05 Feb 1908
      + Edmonia Burton Redd b 18 Dec 1835 Henrico Co VA d 26 Jan 1861 Henrico Co VA
      + Emily Dill Bosher b 1843 d 1943
      6 Albert Gustavus Carter b 12 Jun 1859 Henrico Co VA d 22 Mar 1943 Hastings, St Johns Co FL
      + Susan Margaret Jordan b 22 Mar 1867 Barberville, Putnam Co FL d Hastings, St Johns Co FL
      7 Mabel Lee Carter 1887 1969
      + Henry E. Davis 1881 1958
      8 Lucy Edmonia Davis 1913 2000
      + Speers Gordon Ponder 1906 1985
      Sources:
      http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/35288557/person/20445130136 Owner mcarter5551
      Carter Family Treez1
      Mabel Lee Carter - Giles Carter Line Owner: Paul Jespersen
      http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/56958186/person/42016306759
      [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25160994.
      John Carter 1773 1855
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=50593011.
      Gustavus Giles Carter 1828 1908
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25198319.
      Samuel Smith Carter 1783 1852
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25161184.
      Abraham Douglass Carter d 16 Mar 1853


    2. [S164] Paul Jesperson.
      Parents: Giles Carter -1736 ? 1799
      Martha Smith - 1750 - 1821
      Son: Samuel Smith Carter 1789-1832
      Ann Heisler
      1785 - 1870
      Children of Samuel Smith Carter and Ann Heisler
      Abraham Douglas Carter
      1811 ? 1855
      John East Carter
      1813 ?
      Mary Martha CARTER
      1815 ? 1859
      Samuel Heisler Carter
      1817 ? 1857
      William Adolph CARTER
      1819 ? 1855
      Anna Lethia Carter
      1821 ? 1881
      George Washington Carter
      1825 ? 1892
      Gustavus Giles Carter
      1826 ? 1908
      Annalethia CARTER
      1826 ? 1881
      John East CARTER
      1826 ?

    3. [S32] Find-A-Grave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=25198319. Samuel Smith Carter 1783 1852.

    4. [S46] Marriage Record/Certificate, http://person.ancestry.com/tree/35288557/person/350009220206/facts.
      Virginia, Compiled Marriages, 1740-1850
      Name Samuel S. Carter
      Gender Male
      Spouse Name Ann H. Douglass
      Spouse Gender Female
      Marriage Date 16 Jan 1811
      County Henrico
      State Virginia
      Household Members
      Name Age
      Samuel S. Carter
      Ann H. Douglass