George Nathan Carter

31 May 1837–3 May 1863 (Age 25)
Stewart, Georgia, United States

The Life of George Nathan

When George Nathan Carter was born on 31 May 1837, in Stewart, Georgia, United States, his father, Josiah H Carter, was 33 and his mother, Vilator Beasley Dyess, was 26. He lived in Webster, Georgia, United States in 1860. He died on 3 May 1863, in Stewart, Georgia, United States, at the age of 25.

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Family Time Line

Josiah H Carter
1803–1881
Vilator Beasley Dyess
1810–1878
Katherine Jane Carter
1830–1856
Bidy Matilda Carter
1834–
George Nathan Carter
1837–1863
Jasper Newton Carter
1840–1843
Martha Jane Carter
1843–1910
Dr Josiah Winfield Carter
1845–1878
James P. Ellis Carter
1848–1849
Lydia Ann Carter
1851–1900

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World Events (4)

1838 · Orders No. 25 Removes Cherokees

Age 1

A small group of Cherokees from Georgia voluntarily migrated to the Indian Territory. The remaining Cherokees in Georgia resisted the mounting pressure to leave. In 1838, U.S. President Martin Van Buren ordered U.S. troops to remove the Cherokee Nation. The troops gathered the Cherokees and marched them and other Native Americans from North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama along what is now known as “The Trail of Tears.” Approximately 5,000 Cherokees died on their way to Indian Territory.
1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861

Age 24

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

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 (2)

  • George N Carter in household of J H Carter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Nathan G Carter in household of Josiah Carter, "United States Census, 1850"

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