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 William C. Carter

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William C. Carter

Birth
Death 15 May 1930 (aged 85)
Burial Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 96690293 View Source
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Free-born Black Confederate; only one in Blount County to receive the State of Tennessee Colored Man's Pension for his Confederate service. Owned 104-acre farm on waters of Bakers Creek. Wife: Phebe Thompson. Burial was in an unmarked grave. Site for a memorial marker was donated by the cemetery committee. The spot chosen for the marker is next to what appeared to be the grave marker for his brother. Information for company served and that he was "free born" taken from pension application.


Inscription

"I was free born"

Gravesite Details Death Certificate states burial in Bakers Creek Cemetery. A memorial grave marker was placed by The Captain W. Y. C. Hannum Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, Maryville, TN.

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  • Created by: E Russell
  • Added: 7 Sep 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 96690293
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/96690293/william-c.-carter : accessed ), memorial page for William C. Carter (Sep 1844–15 May 1930), Find a Grave Memorial ID 96690293, citing Bakers Creek Cemetery, Blount County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by E Russell (contributor 47125021) .