John Hirum Carter

17 August 1847–4 April 1917 (Age 69)
Union, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John Hirum

When John Hirum Carter was born on 17 August 1847, in Union, Iowa, United States, his father, John Harrison Carter, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Runnels Sweat, was 29. He married Sarah Jane Clark on 8 September 1867, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 8 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Provo Bench, Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 April 1917, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

Photos and Memories (9)

Do you know John Hirum? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

John Hirum Carter
1847–1917
Sarah Jane Clark
1853–1936
Marriage: 8 September 1867
John Earl Carter
1870–1938
Elizabeth Carter
1872–1872
George Carter
1874–1874
Riley Garner Carter
1876–1921
Maud Ethel Carter
1878–1908
Amanda Modolian Carter
1879–1964
Mary Ettie Carter
1881–1949
Joseph Orland Carter
1883–1935
Eldon Carter
1886–1887
Ada Carter
1888–1956
Margaret Jane Carter
1890–1988
Leland Clark Carter
1892–1982
Erma Carter
1895–1989
June Rhoana Carter
1898–2000

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1867Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1851
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Union, Iowa, United States
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 19
    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

    English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, from Middle English carter(e) ‘carter’ (Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, Old French charetier, medieval Latin carettarius, carettator). 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 derived from Celtic. This surname is also very common among African Americans.Irish: shortened form of McCarter .Americanized form of German Karter ‘carder’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Charman
    Chartier
    Karter
    McCarter
    Carrier
    Cartman

    Story Highlight

    An Answer to the Question: Why did the Carters leave The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints By Awilda Richins Ivie 10 April 1981

    An Answer to the Question: Why did the Carters leave The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints By Awilda Richins Ivie 10 April 1981 My grandfather, John Hirum Carter settled in Cartervi …

    Sources (31)

    • John H Carter, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John H Carter in entry for Leland Clark Carter and Blanche Gilner, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John H. Carter in entry for Sarah Jane Clark Carter, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.