James Harvey Carter

3 February 1844–28 August 1927 (Age 83)
Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of James Harvey

When James Harvey Carter was born on 3 February 1844, in Coles, Illinois, United States, his father, William Lewis Carter, was 30 and his mother, Matilda Ann Nash, was 22. He married Rebecca Jane Todd on 24 January 1861, in Shelby, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Red Oak Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Buffalo Township, Newton, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 28 August 1927, in Spring City, Newton, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Joplin, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Carter
1844–1927
Rebecca Jane Todd
1839–1913
Marriage: 24 January 1861
Alferata Carter
1862–1880
Charles Carter
1863–1880
Sandusky Nora Carter
1867–1957
John Carter
1877–1879
Lydia Carter
1879–1879
Frank Carter
1869–1880
Albert B. Carter
1871–1936
Robert Henry Carter
1873–1943
Walter Gilbert Carter
1875–1950
Daisie Carter
1882–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1861
Shelby, Illinois, United States
children

(10)

    Alferata Carter

    Female1862–1880Female

    Charles Carter

    Male1863–1880Male

    Female1867–1957Female

    Frank Carter

    Male1869–1880Male

    Albert B. Carter

    Male1871–1936Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 16

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 22

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Crcet or crat, a carriage, a cart, and ere, an agent, meaning a person who drives a cart or carriage, a carter, a teamster. In Anglo-Saxon, craet-waen was applied to a wain, or a chariot. Craet or crat may be traceable through the Gaelic words cairt and carr to Latin carrus, meaning a car or a chariot

Sources (3)

  • James H Carter, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • James Carter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James Carter in household of John Good, "United States Census, 1860"

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