Allen Byrd Carter

Brief Life History of Allen Byrd

When Allen Byrd Carter was born on 15 November 1851, in Alabama, United States, his father, Samuel Carter, was 45 and his mother, Sarah Mullins, was 41. He married Harriett Catherine Hughes on 9 February 1871, in Election Precinct 5 Henry, Pickens, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Terrell, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Beat 2 Chipola, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 8 January 1896, in Walton, Florida, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in De Funiak Springs, Walton, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Byrd Carter
1851–1896
Harriett Catherine Hughes
1856–1923
Marriage: 9 February 1871
Daniel Washington Carter
1870–1930
James R Carter
1872–1904
Charlie Carter
1875–
Ninnie Carter
1879–
Troy Lee Carter
1892–1976

Sources (36)

  • Allen Carter in household of Samuel Carter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Allen Byrd Carter - birth: 15 November 1851; ,,Alabama, United States
  • Allen B. Carter, "Alabama, County Marriages, 1809-1950"

World Events (8)

1856

Historical Boundaries: 1856: Terrell, Georgia, United States

1861

Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, from Middle English carter(e) ‘carter’ (Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, Old French charetier, medieval Latin carettarius, carettator). The Old French word coalesced with the earlier Middle English word cart(e) ‘cart’, which is from either Old Norse kartr or Old English cræt, both of which, like the Late Latin word, were probably derived from Celtic. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

Irish: shortened form of McCarter .

Americanized form of German Karter ‘carder’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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