Lorenzo Carter

9 April 1844–1850 (Age 5)
Lima Township, Carroll, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lorenzo

When Lorenzo Carter was born on 9 April 1844, in Lima Township, Carroll, Illinois, United States, his father, John Harrison Carter, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Runnels Sweat, was 25. He died in 1850, at the age of 6.

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Family Time Line

John Harrison Carter
1816–1896
Elizabeth Runnels Sweat
1818–1890
Samuel Carter
1840–1850
Maryette Carter
1842–1926
Lorenzo Carter
1844–1850
John Hirum Carter
1847–1917
Harrison Mastin Carter
1849–1876
Dominicus Carter
1852–1941
William James Carter
1854–1885
Aaron Tad Carter
1858–1908
Verenus Carter
1862–1919

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World Events (2)

1846
Age 2
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 4
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

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

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Lorenzo Carter - death:
  • Lorenzo Carter, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Research Log for Lorenzo Carter by BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy

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