Carter Family

This information concerns two generations of the Carter family.
1800-1900

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   William W. born: (July 4, 1798) in Culpeper County, VA
married: (a) Mary _?_ (about 1820) in
               (b) Isabella N. Roane (November 20, 1828) in Wilson County, TN
children: (a)
Andrew W(arren) [Sarah Ellen Cave], George Marshall [Emily Oliver], Mary Jane [Russell J. Evans], Joseph
               (b) Hugh, Samuel A. [Lucy Ann Wynne] [Margery Jane Jackson], John Selden, Elvira H. [Martin Van Buren Guest], Harriet A. [Benjamin Mabry Jackson], Henry Clay [Elizabeth Blythe McClaine], William R., Angela [Levi D. Solomon]
died: (December 25, 1877) in Wilson County, TN
buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, TN
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 30-40) with his second wife in Wilson County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 40-50) with his second wife in Wilson County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 52) with his second wife in Wilson County, TN; on the 1860 census, he was (age 62) with his second wife in Wilson County, TN; on the 1870 census, he was (age 72) with his second wife in Wilson County, TN; on the 1880 census his widow was (age 70) in Wilson County, TN
note: A portrait of W. W. Carter was inherited by his son Andrew and is now in the possession of a son of William A. Suggs in Memphis, TN. Tombstone transcription has military rank of major. His second wife was the daughter of Hannah Calhoun (1775-1851) and Hugh Roane (1763-1825).

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   Andrew W(arren)
(children of William W. Carter and Mary _?_)

born: (January 3, 1822) in Wilson County, TN
married: Sarah Ellen Cave (about 1849) in Lebanon, Wilson County, TN?
children: none
died: (April 10, 1899) in Corinth, Alcorn County, MS
buried: Corinth City Cemetery, Corinth, Alcorn County, MS
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 5-10) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1840 census, he (was age 15-20) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 28) with his wife in the household of his father-in-law James Cave in DeKalb County, AL; on the 1860 census, he was possibly in transit to Tishomingo County, MS; on the 1870 census, he was (age 35) with his wife in Alcorn County, MS; on the 1880 census, he was (age 57) with his wife in Alcorn County, MS; on the 1900 census, his wife was (age 66) a widow in Alcorn County, MS; on the 1910 census, his widow was (age 76) in Alcorn County, MS; on the 1920 census, his widow was (age 86) in the household of Thomas W. Clausell in Alcorn County, MS.
note: He was partially paralyzed on the left side, but was able to practice medicine. He was listed as a first year student in the medical school of the University of Louisville in 1845.
   George Marshall
born: (1824) in Wilson County, TN
married: Emily Oliver (December 16, 1846) in Wilson County, TN
children: Mary, Isabella, Joanna [John Lane], Louella [Eli Shorter], William H., Clara Bell,
died: (1900) in Wilson County, TN
buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, TN
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 6) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 16) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1860 and 1870 census, he was with his wife in Wilson County, TN;
   Mary Jane
born: (about 1826) in Wilson County, TN
married: Russell J. Evans (November 23, 1841) in Wilson County, TN
children: Mary. Isabelle, Sarah
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, she was (age 4) with her parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1840 census, she was (age 14) with her parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1850, 1860, and 1870 census, she was with her husband in Wilson County, TN; on the 1880 census,
   Joseph
born: (about 1827) in Wilson County, TN
married: ( ) in
children:
died: (before 1876) in TN?
buried:
census: On the 1830 census, he was (age 3) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1840 census, he was (age 13) with his parents in Wilson County, TN;
note: The will of his father dated April 27, 1876, states that Joseph is deceased and that his children will inherit in his place.
   Hugh
(children of William W. Carter and Isabella N. Roane)

born: (about 1829) in Wilson County, TN
married: no
children: none
died: (before 1840) in Wilson County, TN
buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, TN
census:
Samuel A. born: (February 29, 1832) in Wilson County, TN
married: (a) Lucie Ann Wynne (December 18, 1867) in Wilson County, TN
               (b) Margery Jane "Jennie" Jackson (July 4, 1876) in Wilson County, TN
children: (a) ?
               (b) Estelle, William W., Inez [McDowell], Sammie
died: (March 27, 1884) in Wilson County, TN
buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, TN
census: On the 1840 census, he was (age 9) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 19) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1860 census he was single and listed with a hotel keeper named R. P. Beard in Wilson County, TN; on the 1870 census, he was married and listed with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1880 census, he was
   John Selden
born: (about 1833) in Wilson County, TN
married: ( ) in
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census he was (age 7) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1850 census, he was (age 17) with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1860 census he was single and listed with a hotel keeper named R. P. Beard in Wilson County, TN; on the 1880 census, he was with his widowed mother in Wilson County, TN
note: He was named for his uncle John Selden Roane.
   Elvira H.
born: (April 2, 1836) in Wilson County, TN
married: Martin V(an) B(uren) Guest (March 5, 1856) in Wilson County, TN
children: Belle
died: (March, 1931) in
buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, TN
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 5) with her parents in Wilson County, TN; on the the 1850 census, she was (age 15) with her parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1860 census, she was with her husband in Brazos County, TX; ; on the 1870 census, she was with her parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1880 census, she was with her widowed mother in Wilson County, TN; on the 1910 census, she was a lodger in the household of Robert J. Hill in Wilson County, TN
note: She was in Brazos County, TX, in 1860, based on a deed of trust, but back in Wilson County, TN, by the 1870 census.
   Harriet A.
born: (about 1837) in Wilson County, TN
married: Benjamin Mabry Jackson (September 30, 1858) in Wilson County, TN
children: Mary C., Emma, Walter, Benjamin Mabry, Jr
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1840 census, she was (age 3) with her parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1850 census, she was (age 13) with her parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1860 census, she was with her husband and her parents in Wilson County, TN;
   Henry Clay born: (April 1, 1843) in Big Springs, Wilson County, TN
married: Elizabeth Blythe "Bettie" McClain (April 28, 1881) in Edgefield, Davidson County, TN
children: Catherine (Katie) Isabel [Thrasher], Elvira [Garner]
died: (July 17, 1908) in Dade City, Pasco County, FL
buried:
census: On the 1850 and 1860 census, he was with his parents in Wilson County, TN; on the 1870 census, he was ; on the 1900 census, he was in Wilson County, TN;
note: He was a physician like his older brother Andrew and is listed as a first year student in the medical school of the University of Louisville in 1873.
   William R.
born: (about 1846) in Wilson County, TN
married: ( )
children:
died: ( ) in
buried:
census: On the 1850 and 1860 census, he was with his parents in Wilson County, TN;
note: He is not mentioned in his father's will.
   Angela
born: (September 14, 1848) in Wilson County, TN
married: Levi D. Solomon (October 22, 1873) in Wilson County, TN
children: no
died: (November 26, 1874) in Wilson County, TN
buried: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, Wilson County, TN
census: On the 1850, 1860, and 1870 census, she was with her parents in Wilson County, TN;
note: She is not mentioned in her father's will. Her husband may have been (age 28) in Nashville, Davidson County, TN, on the 1870 census.

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