George C. Carter

1807–24 January 1888 (Age 81)
Virginia, United States

The Life of George C.

When George C. Carter was born in 1807, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Thomas Carter, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Margaret Frazier, was 30. He married Mary Ruth Roller on 11 February 1829, in Scott, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Taylor Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 24 January 1888, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

George C. Carter
1807–1888
Mary Ruth Roller
1810–1855
Marriage: 11 February 1829
Andrew R Carter
1828–1887
Rebecca Ann Carter
1832–
Charles R. Carter
1834–
Winfield R Carter
1837–1911
James Carter
1841–
John Franklin Carter
1842–1921
Nancy E. Carter
1845–
Eleanor F. Carter
1850–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 February 1829
Scott, Virginia, United States
children

(8)

    Andrew R Carter

    Male1828–1887Male

    Rebecca Ann Carter

    Female1832–Female

    Charles R. Carter

    Male1834–Male

    Winfield R Carter

    Male1837–1911Male

    James Carter

    Male1841–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1774–1836Male

    Sarah Margaret Frazier

    Female1777–1829Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 5

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • George C Carter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George C Carter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George C Carter, "United States Census, 1850"

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