Thursday, December 10, 2009

Cox 52 Carter

52. Hezekiah Carter [SC, MS]


~1783, Hezekiah born in Edgefield Dist., SC, s/o 104. Moses Carter.
1805, Hezekiah in Washington Co., MS Terr. [Now next to Clarke Co., AL.]
(S) 5/20/1809, at Fort Stoddard in Washington Co., MS Terr. Hezekiah signed a petition to Congress to form the AL Terr. from the MS Terr.
(S) 1816, Hezekiah paid taxes in Clarke Co., AL Terr.
Aft. 1825, Hezekiah died in Clarke Co., AL.

Children of Hezekiah and ?:

i. Thomas Carter, born 12/27/1805 in GA.
(S) Clarke Co., AL and Its Suroundings, by Rev. T.H. Ball, 1879. [Ball says he had 25 children.]
3/10/1836 in Clarke Co., AL, Thomas married Elizabeth “Betsy” Dukes, born 1818 in Clarke Co.
11/24/1836, Thomas an appraiser for the estate of Josiah Hicks.
9/27/1850, 1850 Census, AL, Clarke Co. Thomas is a farmer with land valued at $300; 4 slaves.
4/1854, Thomas elected a member of Mason Lodge No. 7.
6/1/1860, (S)1860 Census, AL, Clarke Co., Grove Hill. Thomas & Elizabeth have real estate valued at $1500 and a personal estate valued at $3750; 3 slaves.
3/1861, Thomas helped with a barbecue for members of the Grove Hill Guards militia unit.
1862, Thomas Sheriff of Clarke Co.
1865, Thomas Sheriff of Clarke Co.
7/31/1870, (S)1870 Census, AL, Clarke Co., Grove Hill. Thomas, a widow, is a hotel keeper with real estate vlued at $3000 and a personal estate of $1500. He has a wife Sarah, born 1835 in AL.
6/4/1879, Thomas died at his home in Grove Hill, AL; buried in the family cemetery 2.5 miles North of Grove Hill.
Children:
William H Carter, born 1837 in AL. (S) 1850 Census.
10/21/1857 he married Rebecca L Cox in Clarke Co., AL.
John Meredith Carter, born 1838 in AL. (S) 1850 Census.
CSA: John discharged at Pensacola, 5/26/1862.
11/26/1867 he married Ann Eliza Hill in Clarke Co., AL. He was “one of the sons of Thomas Carter of Grove Hill” and a deacon of Amity Church, residing on the Hill Place.
(S) 1880 Census, AL, Clarke Co.
Thomas M Carter, born 1841 in AL. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
Melissa Ann Carter, born 1842 in AL. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870 Census.
Josephine Carter, born 1843 in AL. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
4/20/1865 she married B F Jackson in Clarke Co., AL.
Martha J Carter, born 1844 in AL. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
12/13/1866 she married Wm H Spinks in Clarke Co., AL.
Hannah C Carter, born 1846 in AL. (S) 1850, 1860, 1870 Census.
Betsy Carter, born 1848 in AL. (S) 1850 Census.
David Carter, born 1849 in AL. (S) 1850, 1860 Census.
10/11/1873 he married Virginia Fountain in Clarke Co., AL.
Meary E Carter, born 1850 in AL. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
Sarah A Carter, born 1852 in AL. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
Caroline E Carter, born 1853 in AL. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
4/24/1873 she married J M Bumpers in Clarke Co., AL.
Charly Carter, born 1855 in AL. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
Franklin P Carter, born 1856 in AL. (S) 1860, 1870 Census.
12/18/1879 he married M W Fountain in Clarke Co., AL.
Josephine E Carter, born 1860 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.
Adella B Carter, born 1863 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.
Millie Andrew Carter, born 1866 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.
Irene Carter, born 1858 in AL. (S) 1870 Census.

ii. Montgomery Carter, born 1818 in Clarke Co., AL.
2/12/1839, Montgomery married Martha S Dickinson.

iii. Mary E Carter, born 1819 in AL.
4/21/1836, Mary married James Clary in Clarke Co., AL.

iv. William Carter ( 26), born 1822 in Millsville, AL.

v. George W Carter, born 1825 in AL.
9/27/1850, 1850 Censu, AL, Clarke Co. George with his brother Thomas.
9/15/1852, George married Mary W McClure, born 1834 in Clarke Co., AL.
6/1/1860, (S)1860 Census, AL, Clarke Co., Grove Hill. No children, George has real estate valued at $183. [He appears to live next to his mother-in-law.]

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