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

John 'Sudley' Carter

Male 1739 - 1789  (50 years)


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  • Name John 'Sudley' Carter 
    Born 1739  'Sabine Hall' Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1789  'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I029595  Tree1
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 

    Father Landon Carter,   b. 7 Jun 1709, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1778, Sabine Hall, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Wormley,   b. Abt 1713, Rosegill, Middlesex County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1739/40, Sabine Hall, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 16 Nov 1732  Christ Church, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Landon Carter & Elizabeth Wormeley Married Novem' y' i6th 1732.
    Family ID F16516  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Janet Hamilton,   b. Abt 1749, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1805, Fairfax County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Married Abt 1764  Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Robert Carter,   b. Abt 1766, Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1810 and 1820, Lunatic Hospital, Pennslyvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years)
     2. Landon 'Woodlands' Carter,   b. Abt 1768, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1858, Woodland, Loudoun County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 90 years)
     3. Anne Carter,   b. Abt 1770, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John Carter,   b. 1773, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Mar 1838, 'Mountain View' Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     5. George Carter,   b. Abt 1779, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Janet Carter,   b. 11 Sep 1781, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814, Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     7. William Fitzhugh Carter,   b. 16 Aug 1783, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 1836, 'Mountain View' Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. Edward Carter,   b. 1784, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 'Meadow Grove' Fauquier County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Elizabeth Carter,   b. 1787, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Matilda Carter,   b. Bef 1789, 'Sudley' Prince William County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Nancy Carter,   b. Bef 1789, 'Sabine Hall' Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Courtney Carter,   b. 1790, 'Sabine Hall' Richmond County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1841, Woodland, Fairfax County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 1 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F18000  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • http://www.carter-cousins.org/kits/17720.htm

      HISTORY OF SUDLEY POST OFFICE

      Antebellum History of Sudley Post Office

      Sudley Post Office sits on land that was originally part of the Middle Bull Run tract acquired by Landon Carter, Sr. from his father Robert "King" Carter (Joseph 1996b:3.2). Landon Carter, Sr. passed the portion of land to contain Sudley Post Office to his son John (1739-1789). John Carter built Sudley Manor, which along with Pittsylvania (built by his brother Landon Carter II), was one of the first large-scale agricultural operations in northern Prince William and western Fairfax Counties.

      According to the Prince William County Land Records, Landon Carter sold the mill complex along with 100 acres of land to Peyton Neville, Benomi Harrison, James MacRae, and John W. Tyler in 1835. This 100 acres included the area on which Sudley Post Office now sits. In the 1840 Federal Census, Peyton Neville's household is listed as containing 33 members of which 22 were slaves and 2 were involved in manufacturing. Given the proximity of the listing to the Sudley area, Peyton Neville more than likely resided in the vicinity of the mill complex. In 1847, Neville sold the mill complex along with the 200 acres, including the land on which Sudley Post Office sits, to R.C. Mackell for $5500. The discrepancy between the original 100 acres and the reported 200 acre sale may have resulted from an original surveying or recording error. Less than two years later, Neville passed away at the Prince William County seat of Brentsville.

      R.C. Mackell owned Sudley Mills for almost ten years. In the 1850 census he is listed as a doctor residing in the area of Sudley with $6000 in real estate. Dr. Mackell was born in Maryland, as was his wife Harriet Mackell and sister-in-law Eliza Bennet. Joseph Butter, a miller, is listed as living adjacent to the Mackell household, possibly in the miller's house.

      The industrial schedules of the 1850 Census list a grist and saw mill operated by R.C. Mackell. For that year, the mill processed 1500 bushels of corn, 20 tons of plaster, and cut 20,000 feet of timber planks. The amount of grain processed was moderate to small in comparison to other mills in the area, which averaged around 3000 bushels.

      In 1856, Mackell sold the Sudley Mill tract to Robert F. Carter. In 1859, his cousin, Robert Carter Weir, bought the Sudley Mills complex along with the 200 acre tract

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