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."
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
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.
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
Child, one known, CARTER:
14 i CHARLES J. CARTER married ADELAIDE B. GARLOCK12. 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.
CLARISSA A. BRITTON who was born 1834 in the town of Alexandria, Jefferson County, New York.
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
He married on 10 December 1878
SARAH PEABODY of Fisher's Landing.
Child, one known:
22 i HENRY CARTER
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