Henry Carter

21 February 1710–11 January 1762
Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Carter was christened on 21 February 1710, in Soham, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Carter, was 29 and his mother, Martha Blow, was 31. He married Elizabeth Walton on 19 October 1733, in Suffolk, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 11 January 1762, in his hometown, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Henry Carter
1710–1762
Elizabeth Walton
1713–1742
Marriage: 19 October 1733
Easter Carter
1734–1759
William Carter
1737–1737
William Carter
1738–
Henry Carter
1742–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 October 1733
Suffolk, England
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Martha Carter

    Female1701–1703Female

    Mary Carter

    Female1702–1703Female

    William Carter

    Male1704–1763Male

    Female1707–Female

    Male1710–1762Male

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, Middle English cartere, from an agent derivative of Middle English cart(e) or from Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, a derivative of Old French caret ( see Cartier ). 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 originally derived from Celtic.2 Northern Irish: reduced form of McCarter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Carter, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Henry Carter in entry for Esher Carter, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Henry Carter in entry for William Carter, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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