Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Robert 'Councillor' Carter

Male 1728 - 1804  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Robert 'Councillor' Carter 
    Born Feb 1727/28  "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Mar 1804  Baltimore County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I024356  Tree1
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 

    Father Robert Carter,   b. 1704, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1732, "Nomini Hall" Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Mother Priscilla Churchill,   b. 21 Dec 1705, Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 1725  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14979  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Anne Tasker,   b. Apr 1738, St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1787, 'Nomini Hall' Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 49 years) 
    Married 5 Apr 1754  St. Anne's Parish, Anne Arundel County. Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Carter,   b. 9 Nov 1756, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1779, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Robert Baden Carter,   b. 18 Mar 1759, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1793, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     3. Priscilla Carter,   b. 15 Jun 1760, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1823, Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     4. Anne Tasker Carter,   b. 16 Jan 1762, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Rebecca Carter,   b. 19 Nov 1762, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1762, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Frances Carter,   b. 25 May 1764, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1796, Bathurst, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     7. Elizabeth Landon Carter,   b. 25 Oct 1765, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1852, 'Portici' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     8. Mary Carter,   b. 27 Feb 1767, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1771, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     9. Harriet Lucy Carter,   b. 8 Jul 1768, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Amelia Churchill Carter,   b. 11 Jun 1769, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1770, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     11. Rebecca Dulaney Carter,   b. 18 Nov 1770, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1771, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     12. John Tasker Carter,   b. 2 Mar 1772, Williamsburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1819  (Age 46 years)
     13. Sarah Fairfax Carter,   b. 10 Apr 1773, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1829, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
     14. Judith Carter,   b. 17 Sep 1775, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1775, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     15. George Carter,   b. 31 Jan 1777, 'Nomini Hall' Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1846, Oatlands, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     16. Sophia Carter,   b. 25 Nov 1778, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1832, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     17. Julia Carter,   b. 18 Apr 1783, Nomini Hall, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2019 
    Family ID F14978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      Westmoreland County, Virginia
      CARTER, BENJAMIN, 20 May 1776; 29 June 1779. Grand father Benjamin Tasker late of Md. decd.; grand mother Anne Tasker decd. each of whom bequeathed me 1000 which I bequeath to my father Robert Carter Esq.
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      James Hughes 2006-05-16 11:58:04
      Records of Ante-Bellum Southern Plantations

      Section 28, Carter, Robert (1728-1804), Agreements, 1776-1803

      This section consists of twelve items, agreements, 1776-1803, of Robert Carter (1728-1804) with John Allison (concerning a lot at Brent, Westmoreland County, Virginia, and witnessed by Henry Willis), Daniel Connellee (concerning the construction of buildings at Old Ordinary, Westmoreland County, Virginia, witnessed by Solomon Nash and George Randell and bears receipts of Connellee witnessed by Benjamin Dawson), William Crouch (witnessed by William Askew), Robert Hall (witnessed by Benjamin Dawson and bears receipt of Hall witnessed by John Bailey Brown), Aaron Hardage (concerning Forest Quarter, Westmoreland County, Virginia, witnessed by John Bailey Brown and bearing affidavit of William Harrison), William Harrison, Thomas Hingson, Charles Jones (concering the construction and/or repair of outbuildings at Dickerson's Mill, Richmond County, Virginia), Samuel Male (witnessed by Sarah Fairfax (Carter) Chinn and bears receipt of Male witnessed by Sophia Carter), Cuthbert Marsh (bearing affidavit of George BEAN and Gideon Marsh witnessed by James Marsh and Spencer Marsh, and a note of Cuthbert Marsh), Richard Simpson (concerning his tenancy at Wolf Run, Fairfax County, Virginia, witnessed by George Randell), Daniel Sullivan (concerning the manufacture of wool and linen at Aries, Westmoreland County, Virginia, witnessed by George Gordon), William Wallace (concerning Mrs. Sarah Dudley and land in Northumberland County, Virginia, witnessed by Benjamin Dawson), and Zachariah Weaver.
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      VIRGINIA GLEANINGS IN ENGLAND; The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography; [THE HON'BLE] BENJAMIN TASKER of the City of Annapoles, Esq. Will 15 February 1766; proved 30 December 1768.
      To my wife Ann the dwelling house and lots adjoining and all plate and personal estate, she to be executrix, Land and negroes, to be sold and produce divided between her and my children.
      To my daughter Anna Ogle 2500.
      To daughter Rebecca Dulany 2500.
      To daughter Elizabeth Lowndes, wife of Mr. Christopher Lowndes, 2500 to be used in trust for her during her husband's lifetime.
      To daughter Frances Carter, wife of Robert Carter in Virginia, 2500. Whereas the late Governor Ogle left me one of his executors, and each of his daughters 1000, already paid his eldest daughter, to his youngest daughter to be paid as on my Book of Accounts, marked S. 0. fol. 40.
      To my four grandsons which are my godsons, viz: Benjamin Ogle, son of the late Governor Ogle, Daniel, son of Daniel Dulany Esq., Benjamin son of Christopher Lowndes, and Benjamin, son of Robert Carter of Virginia, 1000 each.
      To my daughter Anne Ogle, Mr. Christopher Lowndes, and Robert Carter 1000 in Bank of England for use of Benjamin Benson when 21, meanwhile the interest for his education in some public school in Great Britain. As my son Benjamin Tasker, deceased, by his will desired me to sell his real estate, I make the aforesaid three his executors or any two of them. As two tracts of land in Frederick County one called Vine containing -, the other the Will, containing 100 acres, belonging to late Governor Ogle were patented to Mr. William Steuart and by him conveyed to me I give them to Benjamin Ogle heir at law to the said Governor.
      Witnesses: Joseph Galloway, Sam'l Galloway, And'w Buchanan. Before Walter Dulany, Commissary General, 4 July 1768 Ann the widow swears to above will. Administration with will annexed to Osgood Hanbury and William Anderson attorneys for Anne Tasker, relict, in Prerogative Court of Canterbury for receiving dues and transferring 10,000 in Capital Stock of Bank of England, except 1000 thereof, etc. Second grant 20 November 1770 to James Anderson of Great Tower Hill in parish of St. Olave Hart Street London, Merchant, as one of attorneys for Ann Tasker, widow, residing in Annapolis, on transferring 5000, part of 9,950 in Bank of England to Anne Ogle of Annapolis, widow and Benjamin Ogle of ditto gentleman, also 3950 to said Benjamin Ogle, also I000 to said Ann Ogle of said Annapolis, Royal and Christopher Lownds and Robert Carter, Esquires. Administration of goods in Kingdom of England 3 November 1772 to said James Anderson of Great Tower Hill, St. Olave Hart Street, London, Merchant, attorney
      for Anne Tasker. relict and executrix.
      Secker, 47o.
      [Benjamin Tasker was President of the Council of Maryland for thirty- two years, and acting Governor 1752-53. For notices of the family see Dinzviddie Papers 1, 13, 14, and Maryland Historical Magazine, IV, 191, &c.]