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

Charles Carter

Male 1707 - 1764  (57 years)


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  • Name Charles Carter  [1
    Born 1707  "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 7 Jun 1764  'Cleve', King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I024406  Tree1
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 

    Father Robert "King" Carter,   b. 4 Aug 1663, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1732, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Landon,   b. 11 May 1683, Credenhill, Herefordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jul 1719, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years) 
    Married 6 Apr 1701  Christ Church Parish, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14684  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Walker,   b. 1708, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 1728  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Judith Carter,   b. Aft 1727, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Elsing Green, King William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles Carter,   b. 22 Nov 1733, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1796, Ludlow, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     3. Elizabeth Carter,   b. 1734, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1783  (Age < 48 years)
     4. Mary Walker Carter,   b. 1736, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jan 1770, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14991  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne Byrd,   b. 5 Feb 1725/26, Westover Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1757, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years) 
    Married Abt 1741  Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Byrd Carter,   b. 1743, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1804, Willis Hill, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Maria Byrd Carter,   b. 22 Nov 1745, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1817, Gloucester County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. John Carter,   b. Bef 1751, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1771, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 22 years)
     4. Landon Thornton Carter,   b. 11 Jul 1751, Cleve, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1811, Cleve, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Carolianna Carter,   b. Bef 1757, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1799, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 42 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14992  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lucy Taliaferro,   b. Abt 1730, Essex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1766, Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Married Between 1758 and 1763  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Anne Walker Carter,   b. Apr 1764, King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F14993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
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      KING GEORGE COUNTY VIRGINIA WILL BOOK A; 1752-1780 {Antient Press}; Page 169-210
      Will of CHARLES CARTER.
      I CHARLES CARTER of County of King George Esqr. desire my body may be decently interr'd in the Vault which have directed to be Built in the piece of ground adjoining to the East side of my Orchards and if the remains of my Family that are Buried at Stanstead are not remov'd & plac'd in this Vault before my death I do request my Executors to have the same done with proper Monuments set in the Wall of the Building that encloses the Vault with the names of the several persons therein interr'd and the time of their death and such Inscriptions as my children by my Respective wives shall chuse to have put on their Mothers Tombs and forasmuch as I never delighted in Funeral pomp I desire I may be buried in as private a manner as possible ., desire no person but my children may appear at it in Mourning .. the men with black crepe on their left arm and the women with a black knott on their left side and I direct whichever of my sons shall Enjoy my Manor of Cleve to provide a neat plain Marble Monument at the Ex- pence of his Estate with such Inscription in English as he and the rest of my children shall think proper .. I do Positively forbid the putting any of my Servants in Mourning having allways determined with myself as much as in my power lay by setting a proper Example to put a stop to the Rediculous custom of involving Families by Pompous Funeral and Mourning which serve only to enrich men who watch for these occasions to Impoverish their Neighbors and in lieu thereof I derect my Executors to divide among such necessitous Families as are not Immediately on the Parish of Hanover Twenty five pounds per annum current money for Eight years after my death in case of the death of all my Executors before Expiration of that time .. this Charity to be paid out of my Estate into the hands of the Minister and Vestry of said Parish of Hanover to be disposed of in manner aforementioned .. further direct Ten Barrels of Corn be annually deliver'd at some convenient landing to the Minister of said Parish for Preaching a Sermon on the day of my death annually on the latter part of the 10th verse of the 23d chapter of the Book of Numbers, let me die the death of the Righteous and let my last end be like is so long as my Manor of Cleve shall remain in the hands of my Male issue .. and whereas it bath pleased God to bless me with a competent share of the good things of this world, I do give and devise them in manner and form following, that is to say I give and bequeath to my son CHARLES a handsome Gold watch with my coat of arms on the outer case and a chain of the Price of Thirty Guineas, a Gold headed cane and a ring of five Guineas price to bring to his remembrance as oft as he sees them that notwithstanding he will take a little by this my will unless his Brothers should die without issue Male, that I made ample provision in my life and in proof of the same I annex his discharge to this my will to take away all Reflection.
      I do hereby discharge my son CHARLES CARTER of all sums of money due from him to me as well as what Ive Engaged to pay to WILLIAM CUNNINGHAM, JOHN NEILSON and JOHN HESSELIUS .. this 3d day of June 1762. Signed. Chs. Carter. Witnesses: JOHN ROBINSON, WALKER TALIAFERRO.
      CHARLES CARTER SENIORS discharge to CHARLES CARTER JUNIOR copied by the said CHARLES CARTER JUNIOR from the Original. (Repeats above discharge.)
      I do hereby acknowledge that I have receiv'd from my Hand. Father CHARLES CARTER Esqr. an ample provision in land, Slaves and other things which I do acknowledge myself to be fully Satisfied and do hereby discharge my Father from any further demand .. I do agree that he shall have an absolute right in fee simple of the tract of land call'd Normans Ford containing 310 acres as a Tract 700 acres or upwards adjoining the Rich Land Tract in Tail Male and Five Hundred acres of land or thereabout adjoining the same in fee simple .. 3d June 1762.
      Presence of John Robinson,
      Chs. Carter Junr.
      Walker Taliaferro
      I do hereby acknowledge that I have receiv'd of my Honb. Father CHARLES CARTER Esqr. (above repeated) .. (will continues) ..
      I give and devise to my sons JOHN CARTER AND LANDON CARTER all my lands in the Countys of Fairfax and Loudoun being lands formerly taken up by the Copper Mine Company containing 7500 acres .. to be divided by three persons to be chosen by my sons when my son LANDON shall arrive to the age of Twenty one years .. also to enjoy in Equal proportions advantages that may arise from a contract entered into by me with my Hond. Father the Honble MAN PAGE Esqr. and ROBERT CARTER JUNR. Esqr. my Brother .. Whereas I hold in Fee Tail a tract of land containing 310 acres commonly call'd Normans Ford Tract in county of Culpeper which at my death will descend to my Eldest son .. which will be Manifest Prejudice to my son LANDON to whom I Intend to give my tract of land opposite to Normons Ford Tract call'd Ludwell Park which I bought of the Honble PHILLIP LUDWELL Esqr. .. and being desirous to make a Suitable provision to my son CHARLES in lieu thereof provided my son shall apply to the General Assembly .. to settle the said tract containing 310 acres on me in fee simple then I give to my son CHARLES 765 acres .. Rich Land Tract .. my other tract in county of King George joining the said tract and Rich Land Tract containing 500 acres ..
      I give and devise to my son JOHN CARTER all that my Mansion house and Manor of Cleve and all the lands I bought of RALPH WORMLY Esqr. land I bought of LUNSFORD LOMAX Esqr. .. land I bought of Mr. JOSEPH BERRY .. land I bought of Mr. BENJAMIN BERRY .. land I bought of WILLIAM MUMFORD .. default of heirs to son LANDON .. default of him having heirs to my son CHARLES .. in his default of heirs to the second son living or to his issue Male of my daughter MARY now wife of CHARLES CARTER Esqr. .. default of heirs to my Respective daughters JUDITH, ANN, MARIA, LUCY, JANE BIRD, SARAH and CAROLIANNA .. to my son JOHN CARTER all my tract of land I bought of Colo. Thornton on which my saw mill stands .. to my son JOHN CARTER that parcel of land called Kettle Run in the Countys of Fauquier & Prince William .. (enumerates descent) ., to my son JOHN CARTER all that parcel of land in county of Culpeper on the Hedgman River I bought of Mr. JOHN MERCER and Mr. JOHN CHIZAM .. (enumerates descent) .. I give to my son LANDON CARTER all that parcel of land call'd Ludwell Park in county of Fauquier (which I bought of the Honbie PHILLIP LUWELL Esqr.) .. default of heirs to my son JOHN .. to CHARLES .. to use of my Daughter MARY'S third son .. taking the name of Carter .. for the seat of my son LANDON I desire the Mansion House may be built at the place I have laid off and call'd View Mount (as it commands a Beautiful Prospect of the great ledge of Mountains) ., also grant the 310 acres called Mormons Ford Tract to son LANDON which for some years hath found insufficient to work seven hands .. give my Broad Run Tract in Countys of Fauquier and Prince William .. to my son CHARLES CARTER .. premises being at Falmouth at the falls of the Rappahannock known by the name Ship Tavern Lott .. also place called Three Tun Tavern in Falmouth heretofore in tenure of JAMES HAWETT .. lots in Town of Falmouth purchased of Trustees of said Town late in possession of CHARLES SEBASTIAN deceased and part of which is in the tenure of Mx. Neilson Merchant .. to my son LANDON CARTER lot in Town of Falmouth which I purchased of Colo. WILLIAM THORNTON and Colo. NICHO. SMITH conveyed to me by Majr. HARRY TURNER who intermarried with the said Smiths daughter .. to my daughter BETTY CHURCHILL now wife of WILLIAM CHURCHILL Esqr. the sum of Two thousand pounds current money deducting the Thousand pounds I paid her husband the day after his marriage and the One hundred pounds he receiv'd of Mr. OBEDIAH MERRIOTT my Attorney in County of King and Queen to be paid in accordance with the marriage settlement recorded in county of King George ..
      To my Daughter MARY now wife of CHARLES CARTER of Corotoman Esqr., the sum of Two thousand pounds current money .. and whereas at the time of my disposing in marriage my Daughters BETTY and MARY my circumstances were such as to enable me to give the fortunes to themselves and I had great hope I should be able to provide in like manner for my other children which this long and ruienous war and the (blank) seasons has rendered Impossible I give to my daughter JUDITH CARTER the sum of One thousand pounds current money .. to my Daughter ANN CARTER being already settled in the marriage contract .. to my daughter MARIA CARTER the sum of One thousand pounds current money .. to my daughter LUCY CARTER the sum of One thousand pounds current money .. to my daughter JANE BIRD CARTER the sum of One thousand pounds current money .. to my daughter SARAH CARTER the sum of One thousand pounds current money .. to my daughter CAROLIANNA CARTER the sum of One thousand pounds current money .. to my Sister JUDITH BANKS the sum of Five hundred pounds current money. One hundred pounds already paid in purchase of two negro men .. I do request my son CHARLES CARTER, my daughters BETTY CHURCHILL, MARY CARTER and JUDITH CARTER Born of my wife MARY daughter of JOSEPH WALKER Esqr. to relinquish all right .. to any part of Swan Tavern by me sold which I held in right of their Mother .. Earnestly intreat and desire that my Sister Banks will continue her care of my dear daughters as she has done since the death of my dear wives .. (follows more bequests to sons CHARLES, JOHN and LANDON) .. mentions "and the girl LUCY who waits on my granddaughter ELIZABETH CARTER" ..
      Whereas my sons JOHN and LANDON are now in England for the benefit of their Education .. they are to continue in school to learn the Language, Mathematics, Philosophy, Dancing and Fencing till they are well accomplished and of proper age to be bound to some Reputable Sober Discreet Practising attorney till they arrive to age of Twenty years and nine months .. then to return to Virginia .. guardian limit their pocket Expences after they arrive to age of Eighteen to sum not exceeding Fifty pounds Sterling money per annum .. and whereas the Extravagance of the Present Age and the flattering hopes of great fortunes may be a temptation to run into unnecessary Expenses in living, it is my Positive will & desire that my daughters be maintained with great Frugality and Taught to Dance and as long as my Sister Banks will be so good as to continue her care of them, It is my desire that my Daughters be kept together at my Mansion of Cleve and supported with proper necessarys for house keeping out of the profits of my Estate so as not to present the raising of their fortun's and supporting their Brothers in England as before directed .. I do further will and request that my Slaves may be treated with humanity and Supply'd with necessary Food, Cloathing and beding and in case of sickness or other misfortune I desire they may be properly attended... And whereas I have Endeavour'd to put my Manor of Cleve into a Situation different from the common method of cultivating lands in this colony, I do therefore desire if the Plan begun is not compleated that my Executors will carry on the same agreeable to my directions in writing Entitled a new System of Virginia Husbandry on the little Farm improv'd wherein the business of making Tobacco, Farming, improving the Lands & making wine are largely Treated of and earnestly recommended and which I have wrote for the Benefit of my Children. It is my will that my Coach or Chariot shall be kept with six horses, Coachman & Postilion at the expence of the Estate for the use of Mrs. Banks and my daughters so long as they shall remain at Cleve. It is my will and desire as I have enter'd largely into the Baking Business and am furnish'd myself with Houses, Mills and every necessary for carrying on that Branch of Business to advantage (and the Business of Husbandry will furnish me with large Quantities of wheat besides the several Quantities I have contracted for) that the said Business be carried on in the same manner as it shall be done at the time of my decease and the profits arising from the same be apply'd together with the several other Profits arising from the Estate given to my sons JOHN and LANDON, to the payment of my Legacies and Just Debts .. If my son should attain the age of twenty one years before the Legacies & Debts aforementioned are discharg'd that my said son JOHN shall be put in possession of my Mansion house of Cleve with four hundred acres of Land and ten choice slaves .. for said JOHN'S benefit and that JOHN be paid annually the sum of Two hundred pounds current money of Virginia .. (same circumstances for LANDON) he shall be put in possession of my Mansion at View Mount with four hundred acres of land ten slaves .. be paid annually two hundred pounds current money of Virginia .. whereas I sold Mr. HANCOCK LEE a small parcel of Land opposite the upper end of the large Island above the Falls of Rappahannock being part of that Island Tract (containing by estimation 32 acres) desire my sons confirm the same. It is my desire my Estate not be appraised. I also desire my negro man Benjamin Boyd may be well used and maintained with good cloaths and sufficient Meat and Bread and be employ'd as an Over- looker in repairing my Mills, Machines and Buildings .. and in consideration of his great Fedility that he be paid annually during his life five pounds current money. And whereas the lands given me by my Father were all intail Male and will of course go to and descend after my decease to my Eldest son and his heirs Male and as at this time my son CHARLES has no son living and in case of his decease before mine without Male issue, his present wife ELIZABETH and Daughter may be destitute of Lands to work the Slaves belonging to his Daughter and widow .. my will they have the Previledge of working a sufficient part of the Lands given my Son .. till my granddaughter shall arrive to age of twenty one years or marriage and my said Sons widow (daughter of Colo. JOHN CHISWELL) during her natural life for the sole working of the Dower slaves .. Whereas I have given my son CHARLES a Lease of the lands I bought of JOSEPH and BENJAMIN BERRY and a small part of my Manor of Cleve during his natural life and by the said Lease to his present wife during her widowhood and by cutting down the Timber wantonly the value of said Estate may be Deminishrd .. my sons Estate shall be liable to Damage for such willful' waste .. give JOHN one hundred and thirty slaves to be chosen out of the negroes before given him and likewise one hundred to my son LANDON .. my sons to be left at liberty to take them at their apprais'd value and pay their Sisters JUDITH, ANN, MARIA, LUCY, JANE BIRD, SARAH and CAROLIANNA each a thousand pounds current money to make them equal in fortune to their Sisters BETTY and MARY to whom I give Two thousand pounds current money .. I do appoint for the several purposes before mentioned my dear Brother LANDON CARTER Esqr. of the County of Richmond and my sons in law CHARLES CARTER Esqr. of the County of Lancaster and Mr. JOHN CHAMPE JUNR. of county of King George to be Executors and Guardians to my children desiring that they not consent to my sons Marriages until they attain the age of twenty one years nor my Daughters Marriages untill they attain the age of Seventeen years and when my son JOHN CARTER shall arrive to the age of Twenty one years I then appoint him additional Executor .. and appoint my son LANDON CARTER an Executor .. when he arrives to age twenty one years... and I do now declare and Publish this writing contain'd in Twenty eight pages wrote on one side only except one by the hands of CHARLES ROBINSON and Signed by me at the bottom of each page as and for my last will and testament .. this 10th day of September 1762.
      Presence of Landon Carter,
      Chs. Carter
      Presly Thornton, J. Mercer,
      Thomas Lawson, John Carter
      At a court held .. 7th June 1764 .. will presented by LANDON CARTER and CHARLES CARTER Esqrs., two of the Executors .. proved and admitted to record .. on motion of Executors certificate is granted them for obtaining a probate thereof in due form.

      Virginia Genealogies disk II

      Did CHARLES CARTER, OF " CLEVE)" marry Mary Walke or Mary Walker? The will of Charles Carter was proved in King George county, June 7, 1764. He had nine daughters and three sons: Judith, Anne, Maria, Lucy, Jane Bird, Sarah, Carolanna, Betty Churchill, wife of William Churchill; Mary, wife of Charles Carter, of Corotoman; Charles, to whom he gave a handsome gold watch, with his coat of arms on the outer case, a gold-headed cane, and a ring of five guineas price; John and Landon.
      Mentions his son Charles Carter, daughters Betty Churchill, Mary Carter and Judith Carter as "Born of wife Mary, daughter of Joseph Walker, Esq."; sister Judith Banks; and father, the Hon. Mann Page, Esq.; brother, Landon Carter, Esq., of Richmond county; sons-in-law, Charles Carter, Esq., of Lancaster county, and Mr. John Champe, Jr., of King George county ; son Charles' wife, Elizabeth, daughter of CoL John Chiswell, and his daughter, Elizabeth. To each of his daughters 1,000.. sterling. Various provisions for sons, &c.
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1, Part II, (Antient Press); pp. 555-556
      Indenture 1st October 1728 between ROBERT CARTER, WILLIAM THORNTON, JOHN FITZHUGH Directors and Justices of the Town of Falmouth County of King George of one part and CHARLES CARTER of Lancaster County of other part .. for Seven pounds current money of Virginia confirm forever one Lott & half being three Quarters of an acre within Falmouth Town numbered 5 & 15 according to the platt thereof made by JOHN WARNER Surveyor of County of King George .. To have and to hold (same as folio 553 to MANN PAGE) ..
      Presence Catesby Cocke, Robert Carter
      Benja. Rush, Robert Jones William Thornton
      Memo Livery & Seizin John Fitzhugh
      WM. THORNTON Gent Presented into Court ye Deed for two Lotts No. 5 & 15 recorded 7th March 1728.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 251-253
      Indenture 5th/6th April 1733 between WILLIAM THORNTON of County of King George Gent. & CHARLES CARTER of Middlesex County Esqr. by deeds of lease & release .. for One hundred pounds current money of Virginia sold 333 acres as appears by a Patent granted Dec. 21, 1709 to JAMES INNIS & by said JAMES INNIS in his last will & testament given to his Daughter ELIZABETH who intermarrying with THOMAS ffOXHALL did jointly sell to WILLIAM THORNTON & WILLIAM WOODFORD of Essex County the 333 acres by Agreement between WILLIAM WOODFORD & WILLIAM THORNTON, the said WILLIAM THORNTON is now in actual possession .. said land bounded .. line of MARTHA VICARIS; up the ffall run to the land of CHARLES CARTER; land of RICHARD CHICHESTER Esqr.
      Presence Lunsford Lomax, Wm. Thornton
      T: Turner, Antho: Haynie
      Edw: Barradall
      4th May 1733 .. Deeds of Lease & Release & Receipt for Consideration money presented into Court by THOMAS TURNER on behalf of sd Carter . ordered to be recorded.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 276-277
      Indenture 1st January 1733 between CHARLES CARTER Esqr. of King George County & JOSEPH HINSON Planter of same .. for rents .. tract in King George County being part of a greater tract of land of Carter's about four miles above the falls of Rappahannock River & lying upon the river .. the whole tract containing 782 acres & formerly divided into four lotts or tenements containing 190 acres being the upper lot upon the River adjoining Lot No. A. upon the west line .. bounded according to the patent for the whole surveyed by Mr. THOMAS HOOPER .. doth grant to farm lett 190 acres to hold from feast of St. Michael last past during natural lives of sd JOSEPH HINSON & ANN his wife and MARGARET his daughter .. paying yearly 500 weight of good sound merchantable Tobacco & Cask (the Cask not to be allowed for) to be made on sd land pay yearly on 10th December at such places as the Law shall appoint .. and quitrents .. further agree to build a good & sufficient dwelling house & strong Tobacco house as fast as he can raise them .. plant apple orchard & peach orchard ..
      Presence Wm. Triplet, Chs. Carter
      Alexr. Bell
      1st March 1733 .. Deed of Lease recorded.
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      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 277-279
      Indenture 27th/28th ffebruary 1733 between WILLIAM THORNTON Parish of Brunswick, King George County & CHARLES CARTER of Urbanna in County of Middlesex Esqr. .. sells two lots or half acres in Town of ffallmouth in Parish of Brunswick by deeds of lease & release for Thirty pounds current money Lots Numbers 9 & 17 bounded as follows .. (9) headeth down King Street .. up George Street .. on King Street to beginning .. Lot (17) begins on Prince Street & is in length along the sd Street breadth down George Street ..
      Presence Benja. Robinson, Wm. Thornton
      Catesby Cocke
      1st March 1733 .. Deeds of Lease and Release with Receipt for consideration recorded.
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      1734-1742 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book C; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Augt. 6, 1734. John Mercer of Stafford Co., Gent., to Charles Carter of King Geo. Co., Esqr. 200 curr., 1000 a. in Spts. Co. in fork of Rappk. River. John Waller, Jno. Taliaferro, Z. Lewis, M. Battaley, Wm. Waller. Augt. 6, 1734.
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 339
      Indenture 25th March 1735 between CHARLES CARTER Esqr. of King George County & BENJAMIN ROBINSON Gent. of County of Caroline .. to rent .. farm lett land being part of greater tract of Carters in King George County above the falls & known as the Lott or half acre No. 14 .. the whole tract containing 333 acres .. 50 acres being laid off of said tract for a Town & called Charles Town and doth grant to farm lett the sd half acre unto BENJAMIN ROBINSON .. paying yearly rent of One pound of Tobacco upon 4th December during CHARLES CARTERS natural life .. also quit rents ..
      Presence Saml. Poirier, Ch. Carter
      W. Loney, Geo. Taylor
      Memo - full & peaceable possession .. Geo. Taylor, W. Loney 6th June 1735 .. Deed of Lease & Livery & Seizin recorded.
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 339-340
      Indenture 25th March 1735 between CHARLES CARTER Esqr. King George
      County and WILLIAM WOODFORD Gent. County of Caroline .. for rents .. granted part of greater tract of sd Carter .. above the falls .. known by lot or half acre No. 15: the whole tract containing 333 acres .. 50 acres being laid off for a Town and called Charles Town .. to hold during term of sd Charles Carter's natural life .. yearly rent of One pound Tobacco & quit rents ..
      Presence Sam'l. Poirier, Ch. Carter
      W. Loney, Geo. Taylor
      6th June 1735 .. Deed of Lease & Livery & Seizin recorded.
      ===
      1721-1735 King George County Deed Book 1-A, (Antient Press); pp. 340-341
      Indenture 25th March 1735 between CHARLES CARTER Esqr. King George
      County & JOHN TALIAFERRO of County of Caroline .. for rents .. granted
      part of greater tract .. above the falls and known by the Lott or half acre No. 17 the whole tract containing 333 acres .. 50 acres laid off for a town called Charles Town .. to farm lett during term of Charles Carter's natural life .. One pound Tobacco & quit rent ..
      Presence Swill'. Poirier, Ch. Carter
      W. Loney, Geo. Taylor
      6th June 1735 .. Deed of Lease with Livery & Seizin recorded.

      ===
      1753-1765 King George County Deed Book 4 (Antient Press); pp. 539-542
      These Articles of Agreement concluded 11th day May 1764 between
      LUCY CARTER Relict of CHARLES CARTER the Elder Esqr. late of county King George and LANDON CARTER now of Richmond and CHARLES CARTER of county Lancaster Esqr., Executors of last will and testament of Charles Carter the Elder .. said Charles Carter the Elder did in his life time by a certain instrument in writing bearing date 9th June 1763 drawn up and executed as a Marriage Contract between said Charles and above mentioned Lucy then LUCY TALIAFERRO .. oblige himself to settle on her One thousand pounds Sterling to be paid her within six months of his decease .. she did agree to accept in lieu of Dower .. also agreed to leave Lucy the land and plantation which said Charles had purchased of Executors of Maj. WILLIAM TALIAFERRO with a good and convenient dwelling house upon the same to be decently furnish/'d and suitable offices thereto together with six working slaves, six house servants and their Increase including a coachman and postilion, four Beaves, six Muttons, six Lambs & 1500 weight of pork over and above the produce of the said plantation and slaves with a Chariot and six horses all of which .. were to be held by Lucy during the time she should continue the widow of said Charles only and Lucy now the relict and one of the contracting parties of these presents being willing as she has survived the said Charles her husband to accept of a compensation for the Plantation and tract of land the houses to be built on the same, the furniture for such Houses, the working and house slaves .. the said LANDON CARTER and CHARLES CARTER also being willing that such compensation should be made ., the several contracting parties agree the sum of Six hundred pounds current money shall remain as a Debt upon the Estate for use of ANN WALKER CARTER now an infant of about age of two months and daughter of said Charles the Elder deceased and Lucy Carter to be as a Fortune for said Ann Walker Carter to be paid her at age of twenty one or Lawfully married .. that twelve months from date of these presents the sum of Thirty pounds current money as one years Interest for said 600 pounds be paid Lucy Carter for maintenance of Ann Walker Carter and for every year 600 pounds shall remain as a Debt .. if Ann Walker Carter dies before age twenty one Estate to pay Lucy Carter Four hundred pounds of the Six hundred pounds ..
      Presence John Tennent, Lucy Carter
      Chs. Carter, John Skath Landon Carter
      Charles Carter
      At a court held 7th June 1764 Articles of Agreement .. admitted
      to record.

  • Sources 
    1. [S814050] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine.

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