"Hello. I have just joined this group, but I have been researching my Carter line for nearly 10 years. It appears to have begun in Virginia about 1770 with Francis S. Carter and wife Martha Taylor. The line descends from Francis…"
"thank you pamela....that's very sweet of you. :) there's NO telling when i will get around to any of this!! life is VERY demanding for me these days....but that's good...b/c that means i'm living it! :D i…"
"The New England Historical and Genealogical Register published January 1849 commenting on a Leonard Cotton, Jr. says his sons Jacob, Benjamin and James moved to Virginia and North Carolina. While the dates don't match up quite right, it might…"
Thanks so much. I'm really kinda a TOTAL novice...mostly just only have tidbits of time here and there to add some things to my Ancestry.com chart! lol! I am not sure that we even may share these people...but is worth a…"
"I see you are looking for New England/Maine Cottons. My grandmother was a Cotton and I've done some research but not all of it is documented. I'd be happy to share ideas about where to look for your Cottons. "
"My great grandmother was Elizabeth Ann Carter, her father was William Sherman Carter and mother was Mary Florence Rudd. She was raised in Arkansas, her parents were from Weakley County, TN. William Sherman Carter's father was William H Carter…"
Hi Pam. My Carter's were my Great Grand Mother-Anna Eliza Carter, Born: 864 in Ky and Died: 1931 in Estill Cty, Ky. Her farther was Martin Van Buren Carter, Born: 1835 in Bath Cty, Ky. His Father was ElijahCarter from Buckingham Cty, Va Born: 1799. Elijah was married to Eliza Ragland. His Father was Joseph Jacob Carter III and it goes back to Thomas Carter from Hedfordshire, England. Born: Bet 1528-1535.