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

Charles Carter

Male 1733 - 1796  (62 years)


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  • Name Charles Carter 
    Birth 22 Nov 1733  'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 29 Apr 1796  Ludlow, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Burial Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I33714  Tree1
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

    Father Charles Carter,   b. 1 Nov 1707, "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 7 Jun 1764, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Walker,   b. 1708, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1742, 'Cleve', King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 34 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage 1728  King George County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F16154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Chiswell,   b. 24 May 1737, Hanover County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 13 Oct 1804, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 67 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1758  Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Charles Carter,   b. Sep 1756, Ludlow, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Oct 1756, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 0 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Elizabeth Carter,   b. 1759, Ludlow, Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1839, 'Belle Plains' Stafford County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 80 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Charles Landon Carter,   b. 21 May 1774, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 21 Sep 1832, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 58 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. John Champe Carter,   b. 1775, Ludlow, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Apr 1809, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 34 years)  [Father: natural]
     5. George Washington Carter,   b. 1777, Ludlow, Westmoreland County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Aug 1809, Fredericksburg, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 32 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F16903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2024 

  • Notes 
    • Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: by Hardy, Stella Pickett

      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.
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      Location: On Marye Heights or Willis Hill 500' north of National Cemetery in Fredericksburg. These recordings were made in 1979 by Freedom Hill Chapter NSDAR, McLean VA

      CHARLES d. October 1756 age 1 mo, son of CHARLES and ELIZABETH.

      CHARLES of Ludlow who departed this life the 29th of April 1796 aged 63 yrs.

      ELIZABETH d. 13 Oct 1804 aged 66 yrs wife of CHARLES of Ludlow.

      ELIZABETH no dates, dau of CHARLES and ELIZABETH, "The late Elizabeth CARTER PAGE."

      GEORGE WASHINGTON d. 27 Aug 1809 age 32 yrs, son of CHARLES and ELIZABETH.

      JOHN CHAMPE d. 4 Apr 1809 34 yrs, son of CHARLES and ELIZABETH.

      MARY no dates, dau of CHARLES and ELIZABETH.
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      http://lvaimage.lib.va.us/cgi-bin/GetLONN.pl?first=27&last=&g_p=GB&collect ion=NN Grant
      Title Carter, Robert, Jr.
      Publication 29 November 1726.
      Other Format Available on microfilm. Northern Neck Grants, reels 288-311.
      Note Location: Westmoreland County.
      Description: 1000 acres escheat land. Formerly belonging to George Ludlow, son of Thomas Ludlow. On the south side of Potomac. River.
      Source: Northern Neck Grants B, 1726-1729, Page 27, folio (Reel 290).
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      King George County Deed Book 4; Page 539-542
      These Articles of Agreement concluded 11th day May 1764 between LUCY CARTER Relict of CHARLES CARTER the Elder Esgr. 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 Garter 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 sha] I 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.
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      1761-1766 Spotsylvania County, Virginia Deed Book F; [William Armstrong Crozier];
      Decr. 15, 1764. Anthony Strother of King Geo. Co., Gent., to Charles Carter of same Co., Esqr., and Joseph Jones of Spts. Co. Whereas, sd. Carter and Jones became sd. Anthony Strother's security for his faith- fully discharging the office of High Sheriff of King George Co., and sd. Strother having failed to settle with the Treasurer of the Colony for public collection for years 1762 and 1763, whereby it is feared sd. Carter and Jones may be in danger of suffering, etc. Whereby sd. Strother deeds as Mortgage to sd. Carter and Jones 400 a. of land, whereon sd. Strother lives; also negroes, horses, cattle, etc. Witnesses, John Thornton, George Taylor, Jos. Butler, James Clark, jr.; Mordacai Lanton, John x Kelley, James Mullin. Augt. 5, 1765.
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 510-15.
      15 Aug. 1764. Charles Carter, Esqr., to Margt. Wetherall. Lease of 147 acres (except all mines, minerals and quarries) in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of the Mount Pony tract ... line of the pattent ... on the Mountain Run and by the mouth of a branch ... For the lives of Margt. Wetherall, John Wetherall and Sarah Wetherall her children. Yearly rent, £5 current money, to commence on 25 December 1765. Margret shall plant 300 good fruit trees whereof one third at least to be good apple trees, and the same will inclose with a good fence, and they will build a good dwelling house twenty feet by sixteen and a tobacco house thirty-two feet by twenty after the manner of Virginia building. Margaret shall not work more than four laboring hands, that is to salt such hands as are generally allowed in the Colony of Virginia, to be full sharers in a crop. Whenever eight of the tenants shall by a declaration in writing adjudge a path or road needfull to be made through any part of the premises it shall be lawfull for Charles Carter to cause such path or road to be made.
      Charles Carter
      Mt. Wetherall
      16 Aug. 1764. Acknowledged by the parties.
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 515-20.
      15 Aug. 1764. Charles Carter, Esqr., to John Reynolds. Lease of 221 acres (except mines, minerals and quarries) in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of a tract of 3640 acres called Mount Pony tract ... where Colo. Carter's horse pen land comes in the line of the pattent ... on the Mountain Run side ... For lives of John Reynolds, John Reynolds junr. and Elizabeth Reynolds his wife. Yearly rent, 1000 pounds of tobacco at some convenient warehouse on Rappahannock River, to commence 25 Dec. 1765. Reynolds shall not work more than six laboring hands, that is to say such hands as are generally allowed in the Colony of Virginia, to be full sharers in a crop. Whenever eight of the tenants shall by a declaration in writing adjudge a path or road needfull to be made through any part of the premises it shall be lawfull for Charles Carter to cause such path or road to be made.
      Charles Carter
      John (X) Reynolds
      16 Aug. 1764. Acknowledged by the parties
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 520-24.
      16 Aug. 1764. Charles Carter, Esqr., to William Lynch. Lease of 55 acres (except all mines, minerals and quarries) in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of 3640 acres called the Mount Pony tract ... line of the pattent in the south side of the Mountain Run and corner to Lott No. Nine ... For lives of William Lynch, George Lynch and Natha. Lynch. Yearly rent, £5 current money, due 25 Dec. 1765. William Lynch shall not work more than three labouring hands, that is to say such hands as are generally allowed in the Colony of Virginia, to be full sharers in a crop. Whenever eight of the tenants shall by a declaration in writing adjudge a path or road needfull to be made through any part of the premises it shall be lawfull for Charles Carter to cause such path or road to be made.
      Chs. Carter
      William Lynch
      Wit: J. Woodford
      The within mentioned lott was leased to William Wood by Charles Carter, deceased, for three lives by lease 16 July 1740
      16 Aug. 1764. Acknowledged by the parties
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      1762-1765 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book D; [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 591-94.
      15 Aug. 1764. Charles Carter, Esqr., to Wm. Johnston. Lease of tract in St. Mark's Parish, being part of 3640 acres called the Mount Pony tract ...line of the old pattent on the south side of Mountain Run and corner to Lott No. 12 ... For lives of William Johnston, Jean his wife and Robert Johnston his son. Yearly rent, £4.12.9 current money, due 25 Dec. 1765. Johnston will plant three hundred good fruit trees, whereof one third at least to be good apple trees, and the same will inclose within a sufficient fence and will erect a good dwelling house twenty feet by sixteen and a tobacco house thirty two feet by twenty, after the manner of Virginia building. Johnston shall not work more than three laboring
      hands. Charles Carter
      Wm. (X) Johnston
      16 Aug. 1764. Acknowledged by Charles.
      21 March 1765. Acknowledged by William.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 1); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 80-83.
      17 April 1765. Charles Carter, Esqr., to French Strother. Lease of 150 acres in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of 3600 acres called the Mount Poney tract ... corner to the Lott No. 1 and in a line of the old platt ... in a glade ... corner to Colo. Carter's old platt. For the lives of French Strcther, Lucy Strother and Peggy Strother. Yearly rent, £5 current money on 25 December. French Strother will plant three hundred good fruit trees whereof one third to be apple trees and will erect a good dwelling house twenty feet by sixteen and tobacco house thirty two feet by twenty after the manner of Virginia building; shall not work more than four labouring hands. French Slaughter
      Chs Carter
      Wit: Tho: Slaughter, Fran. Slaughter, Anthony Foster, Wm. Underwood.
      This lease is not to be forfited for want of peach orchards.
      17 Oct. 1765. Proved by Francis Slaughter, Anthony Foster and William Underwood.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 1); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 83-88.
      18 April 1765. Charles Carter, Esqr., to French Strother. Lease of 132 acres in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of 3600 acres called the Mount Poney tract ... corner to lott no. 2 ... to the Mountain Run For the lives of French Strother, Lucey Strother and Peggy Strother. Yearly rent, £5 current money due 25 December 1765. French Strother will plant three hundred good fruit trees whereof one third to be apple trees and will erect a good dwelling house twenty feet by sixteen and tobacco house thirty two feet by twenty after the manner of Virginia building; shall not work more than four labouring hands.
      Cha. Carter
      French Strother
      Thos. Slaughter, Francis Slaughter, Anthony Foster, Wm. Underwood.
      This lease is not to be forfieted for want of a peach orchard.
      Cha. Carter
      17 Oct. 1765. Proved by Francis Slaughter, Anthy. Foster and William Underwood.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 1); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 88-92.
      18 April 1765. Charles Carter, Esqr., to Anthony Foster. Lease of 150 acres in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of 3600 acres called the Mount Poney tract ... corner to lott no. 3 and in the line of lott no. 2 ... to the Mountain [Run]. For the lives of Anthony Foster, Rose Foster and Anthony Foster Junr. Yearly rent, £5 due 25 Dec. 1766. Anthony Foster will plant three hundred good fruit trees whereof one third to be apple trees and will erect a good dwelling house twenty feet by sixteen and tobacco house thirty two feet by twenty after the manner of Virginia building; shall not work more than four labouring hands.
      Chs. Carter
      Anthy. Foster
      Wit: Tho: Slaughter, Frans. Slaughter, French Strother,
      Wm. Underwood.
      This lease is not to be forfeited for want of a peach orchard.
      Chs. Carter
      17 Oct. 1763. Proved by Francis Slaughter, French Strother and William Underwood.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 1); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 92-97.
      18 April 1765. Charles Carter, Esqr., to Enoch Benson. Lease of 150 acres in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of 3600 acres called the Mount Poney tract ... line of the old pattent corner to lott no. 8 ... on the north side of the Mountain Run ... line of the pattent to where the lott no. 10 corners ... on the south side of Mountain Run ... For lives of Enoch Benson, Mary Benson and Thomas Benson. Yearly rent, £ 5 current money due 25 Dec. 1765. Enoch Benson will plant three hundred good fruit trees whereof one third to be apple trees and will erect a good dwelling house twenty feet by sixteen and tobacco house thirty two feet by twenty after the manner of Virginia building; shall not work more than four labouring hands.
      Chs. Carter
      Enoch Benson
      Wit: Thos. Slaughter, Frans. Slaughter, Anthy. Foster, French Strother.
      This lease is not to be forfeited for want of a peach orchard.
      Chs. Carter
      17 Oct. 1765. Proved by Francis Slaughter, Anthony Foster and French Strother.
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      1765-1769 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book E (Part 1); [John Frederick Dorman]; Page 97-101.
      18 April 1765. Charles Carter, Esqr., to William Underwood and Frederick Zimmerman. Lease of 322 acres in St. Mark's Parish on the Mountain Run, being part of 3600 acres called the Mount Poney Tract ... line of the old oattent on the south side of the Mountain Run and corner to Lott no. 10 ... on the north side of the Mountain Run ... For the lives of William Underwood, Frederick Zimmerman, Allen Underwood, Joel Underwood, Sarah Zimmerman and Frederick Zimmerman Junr. Yearly rent, £12 current money due 25 Dec. 1765. William Underwood and Frederick Zimmerman will plant three hundred good fruit trees whereof one third to be apple trees and will erect a good dwelling house twenty feet by sixteen and tobacco house thirty two feet by twenty after the manner of Virginia building; shall not work more than four labouring hands.
      Chs. Carter
      Wm. Underwood
      Fredk. Zimmerman
      Wit: Frans. Slaughter, Anthony Foster, French Strother,
      Augustin Slaughter.
      17 Oct. 1765. Proved by Anthy. Foster and French Strother.
      Alexd. Lang John Ceal [Seal] made oath that Charles Carter desired that the Clk. of this County to enter in the lease the lives of Sarah Zimmerman and Fredk. Zimmerman Jr.

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      1783-1785 Culpeper County, Virginia Deed Book M; [Antient Press]; Page 244-246
      THIS INDENTURE made this 10th day of August in year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred &Eighty four Between CHARLES CARTER Esqr. of County of STAFFORD of one part & THOMAS NORMAN & JOHN NORMAN of County of Culpeper of other part Witnesseth that WHEREAS by an Act of Assembly passed in the Seventh year of the Reign of George the Third of Great Britain certain lands whereof the said CHARLES CARTER then of KING GEORGE COUNTY was seized as tenant in tail mail were vested in certainTrustees to wit FIELDING LEWIS, WILLIAM ROBERTSON, WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Somerset, WILLIAM FITZHUGH of Marmion, JOSEPH JONES, JOHN SKINKER, LEWIS WILLIS & CHARLES WASHINGTON Esqrs. in fee simple for certain purposes in the said Act mentioned, And Whereas the said Trustees agreeable to the said Trust did bargain & sell a certain parcel of said Lands situate in County of Culpeper & bounded Be-gining at two small Maples in the line of JOHNSTONs Lott & Corner to Fifty acres sold by said Trustees to FREDERICK ZIMMERMAN, thence with JOHNSTONs Lott line North seventy six degrees East eighty poles to a marked red Oak supposed to be JOHNSTONs line or Corner, thence South seventy degrees East thirty eight poles ending in a piece of JOHNSTONs Tobacco Ground, thence North four degrees West three hundred & seventy two poles to a white Oak red Oak & Ash saplins by the Edge of the Low Grounds on the North side of MOUNTAIN RUN and Corner to GABRIEL JONES, thence North fifty seven degrees West fourteen poles to a Sycamore Bush in an Old Field by the Edge of a Corn Field, Corner to CARTERs Original Survey & also by GABRIEL JONES, thence through a Field South thirty seven degrees West One hundred & fifty two poles to two Maples & a Willow Oak in a Swamp near to CARTERs Back line & Corner to FREDERICK ZIMMERMANs fifty acres aforesaid Thence with said ZIMMERMANs line South four degrees East crossing MOUNTAIN RUN two hundred & fifty six poles to the Begining containing Two hundred & nineteen acres to a Certain JOSEPH NORMAN, it being the lands on which JOSEPH NORMAN then lived but failed to convey the same to him by a sufficient Deed, And Whereas the same by several acts of Assembly hath become since vested in the hands of CHARLES CARTER in fee simple And Whereas said JOSEPH NORMAN is since deceased and by his last Will intended to devise the same to the said THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN, two of his Sons, NOW THIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH that CHARLES CARTER as well in consideration of the above recited premises as for sum of Five pounds to him paid by THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN by these presents doth bargain and sell unto THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN and to their heirs the parcel of land aforesaid with the appurtenances and all houses profits & hereditaments to the same belonging To have and to hold the land with the appurtenances unto THOMAS & JOHN NORMAN their heirs In Witness whereof the said CHARM CARTER hath hereunto set his hand ,& Seal the day & year first above written
      in presence of REUBIN ZIMMERMAN, CHS. CARTER
      ABSALOM BRADLEY, SAMUEL CALVERT
      At a Court held for Culpeper County the 16th day of August 1784
      This Indenture was proved by the oaths of the Witnesses thereto & ordered to be recorded

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      The following is a list of slaveholders in 1782 in Fauquier County VA, with the number each owned:
      Charles Carter - 188
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      The Virginia Genealogist Volume 31, 1987 [John Frederick Dorman] Page 309
      1776 - 1781 STAFFORD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE PETITIONS
      1779, May 18 - The trustees of Falmouth, being informed that a petition signed by a number of inhabitants of Fredericksburg will be presented for leave to establish a ferry from the land of Fielding Lewis, Esq., in Fredericksburg over Rappahanock River to the land of William Fitzhugh, Esq., in Stafford County, alleging the ferries already established are not sufficient for the purpose of ferrying over all passengers or convenient to the traveller, state they believe the ferries already established are convenient and sufficient. There is no just reason for making the present behavious of the ferry keepers a reason for establishing a new ferry.
      Chs . Carter[?] David Briggs
      Danl. Payne William Love
      Arthur Morson Edward Moor

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