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Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Cox 26 Carter-Scarboro

26. William Carter & 27. Mary Scarboro

1822, William born in Millsville, AL; s/o 52. Hezekiah Carter.
1825, Mary born in AL, d/o 54. Maxwell Scarboro & 55. Elizabeth Edwards.
No. 54:(S) 1830 Census. Mary f:5-10.
No. 54:(S) 1840 Census. Mary f:5-10.
8/3/1843 they married (S) Marriage Records, Clarke Co., AL, Vol. B, 1834–1865.
~1849 William died in Point Union, LA. [Possible working for the RR.]
No. 54:(S) 1850 Census, MS, Clarke Co. Mary, a widow, is expecting Amanda and living with her father. Her daughter Melissa13, is staying nearby with Mary’s brother Maxwell.
Mary moved to Mobile with some family member.
10/18/1852 “Mary Carter” married John Grelot24. (S) MobCo. MB12, P30. Mary’s daughter Melissa married John’s son Martin.
No. 24:(S) 1860 Census, AL, MobCo. Mobile. Mary is married to John.
~1869 John died.
No. 12:(S) 1870 Census. Mary is living with Martin12, John Grelot’s first son by Virginia Ladner, and the husband of her daughter Melissa.
Aft. 1870 Mary died in AL.

Family notes:
• In the funeral record of Mary’s grandson George Grelott6, his mother’s maiden name is given as “Scarboro”. Melissa’s “Carter” father died when she was 5 or 6 and her “family” was her mother’s Scarboro family that moved with them to Mobile.

Children of William and Mary:

i. Melissa W Carter (No. 13), born 1844 in Clarke Co., AL.

ii. Amanda J Carter, born 1850 in Clarke Co., AL.
No. 24:(S) 1860 Census. Living with mother and Jean B Grelot24.