Family:Thomas Carter and Arabella Bertrand Williamson (1)

Facts and Events
Marriage[1] 22 August 1695 Lancaster County, Virginia
BEF SEP 1733
02 November 1766 Amherst County, Virginia
  1. Broderbund Software, Inc., World Family Tree Vol. 28, Ed. 1, number 430 (Release date: October 12, 1998), Tree #0430, Date of Import: Oct 19, 1999.
  2.   Kim Carter Stewart, The Carter Family (Undated, Manuscript), pg 3.
  3.   Ancestral File - Family Search - V4.19 (Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT).
  4.   # ID: I2855
    # Sex: M
    # Birth: 4 Jun 1672 in LANCASTER, VIRGINIA
    # Death: 30 Sep 1733 in LANCASTER, VIRGINIA
    # Christening: 5 Aug 1672 CHRISTENED ON THIS DATE
    # Note:

    Prayer Book of Captain Thomas Carter of Barford, Lancaster County, VA

    Editor's Notes:
    - Original Prayer Book at Virginia Historical Society, Richmond, Virginia
    - Handwriting recording births and marriages of Capt. Thomas Carter was
    assumed to
    be his, but later marriages occurred after his death. This oldest
    handwriting will be
    identified as "First Author"
    - Editor arranged information in chronological order, as much as possible.
    - Transcription of Prayer Book of Captain Thomas Carter of Lancaster
    Born: circa 1630, London, England
    Died: 1700, Barford Estate, Lancaster County, Virginia
    - Passed down to son Thomas Carter, Jr.
    Born: June 4, 1672, Lancaster County, VA
    Died: September 30, 1733, Lancaster, County, VA
    - Passed down to son Peter Carter
    Born: 1706, Lancaster County, VA
    Died: circa 1790

    [First Author]
    Tho: Carter His Book
    --1669 --
    [Second Author]
    Thomas Carter Gent. His Book
    Lancaster County Virginia

    [Births recorded by First Author]
    Edward ye eldest Sonne of Tho: & Kathn Carter was born on ye 9h Ap'll
    1671 of Sunday
    at 8 aClock in ye Morng and was baptz on Sunday the 30h. Mr John Carter,
    Mr Edwn
    Conaway & Mr Edw: Dale Gdfathrs & Mrs Diana Dale & Msz Lettys Corbyn
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Thomas Carter son of Thomas was Born on the 4th day of June 1672 betw'n 3
    & 4 aclock
    in ye Morng and was Baptzd att ye new Church Augt 5th. Captn John Lee,
    Mr Th: Hayne,
    ye Lady Ann Skipworth & Elizh Dale godparts.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    John 3d son was bornd ye 8th May 1674 and bapd Sunday ye 24h and had for
    God parents
    Coll. Jno: Carter, Mr Jno Stretchley and Mrs Ball
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Henry Skipwith, 4th sonn Tho. & Kath. Carter Bornd of a Wedndy the 7h
    June & was
    baptzd att Home by Rev Mr Dogette on Sunday aftr Service ye 18th. Capn
    Wm Ball, Capn
    David Fox and Mrs Srah Fleete standing
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Diana ye Eldest Daughr Th: & Kathn Carter was born on the last Day of
    Apll 1678 near 5
    in the Aftrnoone and Christnd on Sunday 12 of May by Mr Doggett when was
    Entertaind a
    large Company. Mrs Diana Dale, Mrs Mary Willys & Capn Ball God parents.
    She Departd
    this Life of a Putrid Soar Throate at ye age of 2 yeares and 3 days.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Wm & Nicho twinn sonnes of Tho: Carter born 2d Novr 1679 and dyed on the
    11th and 12th
    July 1680 of a Cholrey.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Elizabeth 2d Dauter was Bornd 4h day of Feby 1680 about Sunrise & weighd
    11 lbs. Baptzd
    at St Marys Sunday 15 May Mrs Margaret Ball, Mrs Elizabeth Rogers &

    Captain Ball
    standing for her.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Daniel son of Thomas & Katharin Carter born 22d Oct'br 1682 and died on
    the 30h of a
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    James 8th sonn was Borne on Christmas Day 1684 it being Thursday at 2 in
    the morng &
    was Chrisnd at Home on Sundy. Mr. Jno Edwards, Mr Tho. Wilkes & Mrs

    standing as God parts.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Katharine 3d Dau. was born at 6 aclock Easter Morning 4h Apl 1686 Bapd on
    Mr David Fox Mrs Hannah Fox & Mrs Sarah Perrotte Gdpts.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Peter 9th Son was Born near Midnight 23d May 1688 & Baptzd on 3d June Mr
    Conaway, Mr Tho. Dudly & Mrs Ann Chowning standing.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Joseph Youngest son born Friday 28 Novr 1690 & Christnd at home on 10th
    Decr Mr Robt
    Carter & Mr Joseph Ball Godfathrs & Mrs Judith Carter Godmother.

    [Death of Edward Dale, father-in-law in Capt. Thomas Carter's handwriting]
    Mr. Edw: Dale Departd this life on ye 2d Day Feb: 1695 and Mrs Diana Dale
    on ye last day
    of July.

    Hic Despositum
    Spe Certe Resurgendi in christo
    quicquid habuit Mortale
    Tandem hornorum et Dierum Obiit
    20 Feby: Anno Dom: 1695.

    He descended from an Ancient Family
    in England & came into ye Colly
    of Virga after the Death of his Unhappy
    Master Charles First.
    For above 30 years he enjoyed
    various Employments of Public Trust
    in ye Coty of Lancaster wch he
    Dischred wth great Fidelity & Satisfacn.
    to the Governor & People.
    As neighbor-Father-Husband he Ex
    celled and in early yeares Crownd
    his other Accomplishments by a
    Felicitous Marriage
    wth Diana ye daughter of sr Henry Skypwith
    of Preswold in ye Coty of Leicester Bart
    who is left a little while to Mourn him.

    [Death of Capt. Thomas Carter and wife Katherine in Thomas Carter, Jr's
    Thomas Carter Senr Departed this life on the 22d of October 1700 Aged
    about 70 years.
    Catharine Carter Departed this life the 10th Day of May 1703 in the 51st
    Year of her Life.

    [Marriages of children recorded by Capt. Thomas Carter]
    Elizabeth Carter was Mard to 2dm George on Wednesday the 15 June 1698.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Kathe Carter was married to Jno: Lawson on ye 16h June 1703
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    James Carter was mard ye 3d Octbr 1715 to Hannah Neale daur. to Danl Neal
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Peter Carter was mard ye 23 Sept 1712 to Kathe Rogers dau to --- Wm

    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Henry Carter & Ann Davis was married ye 6th day of May 1701.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Joseph Carter & Ann Pines was married on 23 Decr 1713.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    James Carter & Mary Brent was mard on 12 Augt 1724.
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Tho: Carter Jnnr & Arabella Williamson was Mard on ye 22 Augt 1695
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    John Carter & Frances Ball was married on Tuesday the 21st Day Novbr 1698
    ___________ _____________ ___________
    Edward Carter of ye coty of Lancster & Elizh Thornton Dau: to Mr. Wm.
    Thornton of ye Coty
    of Gloucstr was mard 3d June 1697. It being a Thursday.
    Edward & Elizh Carter had daur Margt born 1t June 1698-Judith born 22d
    June 1702-
    Katha 1 Feb: 1699/1700 & son Thomas Born 1 Feb: 1699/1700-- in Gloucester
    att Mr Wm
    And Edward born Augt 1704 & Elizh Born 8 May 1706 in Lancaster to this ---
    ___________ _____________ ___________

    With this Book pr Rv Mr John Shepperd on Wednsday ye 4h Day of May
    1670-was Mard
    Mr Thomas Carter of Barford in ye County of Lancaster in Virga &
    Katherine Dale ye
    eldest Daughr of Mr Edw: Dale ye same County.

    [Second Author]
    Francis the loving dear Wife of John Carter and Dau. of Mr. Joseph Ball
    and Elizabeth his
    Wife Departed this Life at 5 mins to 8 a clock in the Morning of ye 3d
    day of Sept 1699
    three hours after she was delivd of a Son in the 18th year of her life.
    And was buried on
    the 5h day at St Marys White Chapell attended by an affectionate and
    sorrowing Husband
    and a large concorse of Relatives and friends.
    Joseph Ball Carter followed his mother to the Grave on the 1st Day of
    July 1700 of a flux
    and was burd at So. Marys on ye 2d.

    [Recorded by Peter Carter]
    January 14th 1777. Today came a letter from Edward Carter of Lancaster
    with the
    intelligence that my Brother Mr. Dale Carter Departed this Life on the
    12th Day
    December last and our cousin 10 days earlier [Thomas Carter written in
    margin]. Now
    indeed am I the last of my generation--the lone leaf on the tree waiting
    the last frost.

    Ye Datte of this Holy Book is at it stands from the printer as follows
    MDCLXII [1662] in
    the year of my God 1775 and in ye year of my Nattral Life 69.
    Romans ye 10 Chap & 9 vers. If thou shalt confess with thine mouth the
    Lord Jesus; and
    shall Believe in thin heart tht God hath Rased him from the Dead thou
    shalt be saved.
    Romans ye 10 & 9 vers my Natral Life 82 in ye year of my God 1788.
    Peter Carter
    in the year 1788 & in ye year my Life 82. 58 years last May Day [May 1,
    1730] I was
    Married to Judith Norris who passed on ye 15h day May 1765. We was Blest
    with 9 sons
    and 4 daughters viz. Dale & Thomas on ye 24h April 1731. Judy on ye 2d
    Novm 1732.
    Job on ye 1st Jan'y 1734. Joseph on ye 4th September 1736. Arabella

    Catharine on ye 17th
    August 1738. Solomon on ye 25 Septr. 1739. Frances Ball on ye 8h Jan'y
    1741. Peter on
    ye 9th March 1743. Sarah on ye 16h June 1744. Daniel on ye 22d Dec.

    1746 ye same Day
    and year as Danl son of my cozen Robert Carter. Norris on 8h November
    1748 and
    George on 15 March 1757. of which Thomas, Joseph Peter, Norris, George,
    Frances and
    Sarah are now living. George with me Peter in Amherst and the others on

    Robert Carters children born William born 1st May 1745, Daniel 22 Decmbr
    1746, Robert
    14 Febry 1748, Mary 21 May 1750, Jedisah 29 July 1752, Milly 22 May 1755,
    Henry 28
    Janry 1757, John Novmbr 1758, Winny Born Decm 4 1762, Fredn 28 July

    1767. These
    Dattes give me by Henry Carter.

    Mrs Hannah Carter departed the Life on 9th Octo. 1722 and left a sorriful
    husband and 4
    tender children Tho. Danl Presly & Hannah

    Job Carter past to his Reward the 8h Novem 1782.

    Solomon Carter on 28h day September 1786.

    [Third Author]
    James Davis & Mary Elizabeth Carter married December 25, 1738
    Jno: Fielding born Jany 1, 1740
    James C. born March 5, 1741
    Benjamin born Jany 10, 1743
    Elizabeth born Feby 22, 1745
    Snead born May 16, 1748
    Wm Dale born August 26, 1750
    Mary born May 24, 1753
    Felix Carter born April 27, 1755
    Charles Edwin born Oct. 22, 1758
    Thomas Wyatt born Nov 30, 1761

    Thomas Davis & Susanah Hieatt was married May 1, 1783
    Elizabeth born Oct. 16, 1784
    Mary Carter born Dec 22, 1786
    Fielding born May 9, 1789 in Caintucky

    Birth Record
    Tho: Davis son of Jno: & Susannah born August 8 1693

    Sarah Davis dau of Ewd: fielding Esqr born May 12th 1695
    Ewd Fielding Davis born May 6, 1718
    James C. Davis born Nov 3, 1719
    Wm Davis born April 30, 1727
    Susanah Davis born Sept 9, 1729
    Richd Davis born June 15, 1725
    John Davis born July 3, 1723

    __________ ___________
    [First Author]
    Children of Jos & Catharine Carter
    Thomas Carter was born May 8, 1720
    Mary Elizth Carter was born Dec 2, 1721
    Ewd Dale Carter was born June 2, 1723
    John Carter was born June 8, 1725
    George Carter was born Dec 18, 1728
    Elizabeth Carter was born Sept 20, 1731
    Joseph Cater } was born May 3, 1733
    Catharine Cater }
    Robert Carter was born Aug 22, 1735

    Father: CAPTAIN THOMAS CARTER b: 1630-1631 in Bedfordshire, , England, Great Britain
    Mother: KATHERINE DALE b: 1652 in Prestwould, Leicestershire, England, Great Britain

    Marriage 1 ARBELLA WILLIAMSON b: 1676 in Lancaster, Lancaster, Virginia

    * Married: 22 Aug 1695 in LANCASTER, VIRGINIA


    1. THOMAS CARTER b: 1696 in Lancaster County, Virginia
    2. JOSEPH CARTER b: 1697
    3. DANIEL CARTER b: 1 Feb 1699/00
    4. THOMAS CARTER b: 1 Feb 1699/00
    5. EDWARD CARTER b: 1702
    6. JAMES CARTER b: 1704 in Lancaster County, Virginia
    7. PETER CARTER b: 23 May 1706
    10. EDWARD CARTER b: 1714
    11. CHARLES CARTER b: 1716
    12. JOSEPH CARTER b: 1716
    13. DANIEL CARTER b: 1718

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