PIONEER CARTER FAMILY


 
1.  BRADDOCK CARTER, (son of THOMAS & SARAH (SAWYER) CARTER)
was born 17 December 1756 in Warren, Connecticut 

He married 10 July 1783, Warren, Connecticut, 

MARTHA STONE, daughter of WILLIAM & (---) STONE.  On 3 February
1792, William Stone, "In consideration of the Support of &  Maintenance of me
& my wife Martha, during our natural lives," deeded land to Bradock Carter and
Martha his wife, "except my household furniture & Waring Apparel & my wives
Waring Apparel."  In addition he gives two cows, seven sheep, and one horse,
"during their natural lives;"  the cows go to Marchant Stone Carter when the 
term expired, (Warren County Land Records, Book 3, p.64).  On 10 April 1793, 
the above agreement was given up; and Bradock Carter and William Stone
relinquished all claims on one another "from the beginning of the world to the
present time."  

Children, CARTER:

+    2     i   MERCHANT STONE CARTER married BETSEY TAYLOR

     3    ii   BENAJAH CARTER d.y.

     4   iii   BENAJAH CARTER accompanied his brother to Jefferson County, 
               New York


2.   MERCHANT STONE CARTER (son of BRADDOCK & MARTHA
(STONE) CARTER) was born 7 April 1784 in Warren, Connecticut.  He was one
of the earliest settlers of the Town of Orleans, Jefferson County, New York, 
where he followed the occupation of farmer. He died 1840/1849 in Clayton,
Jefferson County.  

He married 

BETSEY TAYLOR, born 20 February 1797, probably in Brownville, Jefferson
County, and possibly a daughter of BENJAMIN TAYLOR of the same place. 
She was reputedly an "Indian squaw."  After Merchant's death, she married
Nathan Marble.  She died 6 February 1873 and is buried in Tanners Corners
Cemetery, town of Alexandria, Jefferson County.

Children, CARTER:

     5     i   CLARISSA CARTER

     6    ii   TAYLOR CARTER

+    7   iii   HIRAM CARTER married B. EVANS

     8    iv   ELISHA CARTER

     9     v   EMELINE CARTER

    10    vi   BETSEY CARTER

    11   vii   AMELIA CARTER

+   12  viii   BYRON CARTER

+   13    ix   JOHN D. CARTER married SARAH PEABODY of Fishers Landing
   
   
7.  HIRAM CARTER (son of MERCHANT & BETSEY (TAYLOR) CARTER)

He married 

B. EVANS

Child, one known, CARTER:

    14     i   CHARLES J. CARTER married ADELAIDE B. GARLOCK

  
12.  BYRON J. CARTER, (son of MERCHANT & BETSEY (TAYLOR) CARTER) 
was born 1838 near De LaFarge Corners, Town of Orleans, Jefferson County, 
New York.  Residents of Omar, their house can be found on the 1864
land owners map of the county.  He died in 1919.  Both are buried in Omar
Cemetery in the Town of Orleans, Jefferson County, New York.

He married 

CLARISSA A. BRITTON who was born 1834 in the town of Alexandria,
Jefferson County, New York. 

Children, CARTER:

    15     i   EVA M. CARTER

    16    ii   CHARLES J. CARTER married RITA M. GURNEE, daughter of 
               RALPH GURNEE of Omar

    17   iii   MINNIE B. CARTER married (---) BURSHAW

    18    iv   LELAND G. CARTER d.y.

    19     v   EFFIE C. CARTER

    20    vi   BYRON CARTER d.y.

    21   vii   FLOYD LEWIS CARTER married ADA B. DIEPOLDER, daughter 
               of MICHAEL J. & MARY A. (KILBORN) DIEPOLDER


13.  JOHN D. CARTER (son of MERCHANT & BETSEY (TAYLOR) CARTER)
was born in Town of Orleans on 14 February 1844. 

He married on 10 December 1878 

SARAH PEABODY of Fisher's Landing.  

Child, one known:

    22     i   HENRY CARTER


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