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John Carter
Birth: 1613
London, England
Death: Jan. 10, 1669
Lancaster County
Virginia, USA

Born in Christ Church Parish, Newgate Street, London
Immigrated to Virginia in 1635 at age 22 on the ship Safety.
Settled in Upper Norfolk Co, Virginia. Served seven terms in House of Burgesses:
Upper Norfolk Co: 1641-1642; 1642-1643
Nansemond Co: 1649
Lancaster Co: 1654-1655; 1657-1658; 1658-1659; 1659/1660
Served on Governor's Council (1657 and 1664-1667)
Patented 6,160 acres of land in Lancaster County between 1642-1665. In 1652-1653 moved to Lancaster County and established Corotoman plantation on the Rappahannock River between Carter's Creek and Corotoman River.
Served as Justice, Lancaster County (1653-1669)
Served as Vestryman, Christ Church Parish (1661-1669)
Served as undertaker/builder of the first Christ Church, a frame structure completed in July 1670 six months after his death.
 
 
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 Children:
  Robert King Carter (1663 - 1732)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
HERE LYETH BVRIED YE BODY OF JOHN CARTER ESQ WHO DIED YE 10TH DAY OF JAN ANNO DOMINI 1669 & ALSO JANE YE DAVGHTER OF MR MORGAN GLYN & GEORGE HER SON & ELINOR CARTER
& ANN YE DAVGHTER OF MR CLEAVE CARTER & SARAH Y DAVGHTER OF MR GABVIL LADLOWE & SARAH HER DAVGHTER WHICH WARE ALL HIS WIFES SVCKSESSIVELY & DYED BEFORE HIM.
BLESSED ARE YE DEAD WHICH DIE IN YE LORD EVEN SOE SAITH YE SPIRIT FOR THEY REST FROM THERE LABOVRS & THERE WORKS DOTH FOLLOW THEM.
 
Burial:
Christ Church Cemetery
Irvington
Lancaster County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Anne Critcher Clark
Originally Created by: Faith
Record added: Jul 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28427078
John Carter
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John Carter
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John Carter
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My 8th great grandfather.
- Mary Nelson
 Added: Feb. 25, 2014
May GOD Bless you as you have blessed all of us!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Feb. 21, 2014

- Donna Brockish
 Added: Nov. 5, 2013
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