Carter Braxton

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Carter Braxton

Signer of the Declaration of Independence


    John Carter

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    • 4th Generation — Great-grandfather of Carter Braxton
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 12 
    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1613 
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    • Death Date:
    • 10 Jun 1669 
    • Death Location:
    • prob. Corotoman Plantation, Lancaster County, Virginia 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • BEF 1663 
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    • Notes: 
    • Some sources claim John Carter was the son of William Carter of Casstown, Hereford, but most sources lean towards John and Bridget (Benion) Carter of London as his parents.

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    • Spouse:
    • Elinor Eltonhead

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  • Sources for John Carter

    • 2 Barthelmas, Della Gray, The Signers of the Declaration of Independence: A Biographical and Genealogical Reference, Jefferson, N.C. and London: McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers (1997), 105, 200.
    • 4 Browning, Charles H., The Magna Charta Barons and their American Descendants, Philadelpha: (1898), 133.
    • 5 Carter, Jeff, Ancestors of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, Inc. (2012), 9-10, 16, 24-32.
    • 6 Hardy, Stella Pickett, Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Families Who Settled . . ., New York: Tobias A. Wright (1911), 22, 109.
    • 7 Keith, Charles P., The Ancestry of Benjamin Harrison, President of the United States of America 1889-1893 . . ., Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company (1893), 87-88, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
    • 10 Seversmith, Herbert Furman, Colonial Families of Long Island, New York and Connecticut, Washington: Unknown (1939), Vol. 5, pp. 2096-2097, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).