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 Matthew Carter, Jr

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Matthew Carter, Jr

  • Birth 26 Jan 1781 North Carolina, USA
  • Death 15 Oct 1858 Jackson County, Mississippi, USA
  • Burial Jackson County, Mississippi, USA
  • Memorial ID 40552434

Inscription:
To The Memory of MATTHEW CARTER
born January 26th 1781 died October 15th 1858
aged 77 years 8 months 20 days

Passports Issued by Governors of Georgia 1810-1820
Page 85-Tuesday 16th April 1811
On application
ORDERED
That a passport be prepared for Messers. Mathew Carter Senr. with his wife two children and two negroes, Mathew Carter Junr. with his wife two children and one negro, William Goff with his wife and two children, William Carter and his wife and Edmund Goff and James Goff, all from the County of Bulloch in this State to travel through the Creek Nation of Indians.
Which was presented and signed.

Son of RS Matthew Carter and Cassandra Barbour

Matthew was twice married;
(1)MARY RESTER, May 11, 1807, [dau of RS Frederic Rester & Levisa/Louisa Denmark].
Three children;
*Elizabeth CARTER m Thomas Wilson
*Anna Nancy CARTER m John J Wells b.Bryant Co GA
*Joseph CARTER m Lucinda Goff.

(2)ANN NANCY GOFF, [dau of RS William Goff & Sabra Mathis.]
Eight children;
*Matthew III CARTER m Exer/Exa Roberts,
*William 'Bill' Tone CARTER m [1]Jane J Goff,
[2]Elizabeth Beardslee, [3]Mrs Sarah Ann Davis Thompson,
*Thomas CARTER m Ellen Byrd,
*Mary CARTER m John Carter,
*Martha CARTER m Cicero Broome,
*Susannah CARTER m James 'Jim' Sidney Byrd
*Wiley Griffin CARTER m [1]Malinzy Roberts, [2]Mrs Susan Lyons Roberts,
*John CARTER m Ellen Roberts.
--
From the Memoirs of Rev Abiezer Clark Ramsay.
...."Where are now the original tenters that first inaugurated the plan and carried out to successful development the object and aim of this CAMP GROUND? [SALEM]...Where is the sainted Peter HELVESTON, William CARTER, Matthew CARTER, Samuel DAVIS, Henry FLETCHER, Edmind(sic) GOFF, Bryant FERRELL, William MIZELL, Father WELLS, Isaac WELLS, besides many others who were generally seen on that ground with open arms, open hearts, and open tents to receive, feed, and care for the people assembled there to hear the word of Life?"...


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  • Created by: Linda Ellis
  • Added: 11 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 40552434
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Carter, Jr (26 Jan 1781–15 Oct 1858), Find A Grave Memorial no. 40552434, citing Carter Cemetery No 3, Jackson County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Linda Ellis (contributor 46955879) .