Simri Carter

29 January 1838–28 January 1917 (Age 78)
Chatham, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Simri

When Simri Carter was born on 29 January 1838, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Carter, was 51 and his mother, Joanna Lane, was 41. He married Nancy Ellen "Nellie" Triggs on 31 May 1868, in Lyon, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and United States in 1900. He died on 28 January 1917, in Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Emporia, Lyon, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Simri Carter
Nancy Ellen "Nellie" Triggs
Marriage: 31 May 1868
James L. Carter
Lillian B. Carter

Spouse and Children


    Nancy Ellen "Nellie" Triggs


31 May 1868
Lyon, Kansas, United States


    James L. Carter


    Lillian B. Carter


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 15

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 23

Kansas is the 34th state

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)

  • Simri Carter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sim Carter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Simri P Carter, "United States Census, 1870"

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