http://www.christchurch1735.org/history/robert_carter.html, http://arlisherring.com/tng/getperson.php?personID=I042629&tree=Herring. 4--8.Sarah, b. Colonel John Carter 1613 - 1669. Robert "King" Carter (1662/63 – 4 August 1732), of Lancaster County, was an American businessman, planter and colonist in Virginia and one of the wealthiest men in the colonies.. As President of the Governor's Council of the Virginia Colony, he was acting Governor of Virginia in 1726-1727 after the death in office of Governor Hugh Drysdale. Smith's equally detailed study of the letter book of Carter's executors is a wwelcome addition: The Executors' Letters of Robert Carter of Corotoman, 1732-1738. , New York: Tobias A. Wright (1911) , 22, 84, 109-110. [2][5][6] The mansion was completed in 1725, and introduced a new era for early 18th century architecture in Virginia. 11 Keith, Charles P. He resided at 'Shirley', Charles City Co., VA. 1705; of whom later. 1712, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. 1736 Lucy Carter, b. Thomas Nelson and Lucy Grymes, circa 1792. His political and economic position earned him the title of "King Carter" or "King Robin." (See Fitzhugh, Lee, Harrison and Cary lineage. He would purchase titles on religious subjects for his library, which included the books that he inherited from his brother and father, through the rest of his life. Page, Sarah Carter, John Carter, Anne Ann Harrison, Robert Carter, II, Col. Charles Carter, Ludlow Carter, Col. Landon Carter, Mary Walk... 1662 - Corotoman Plantation, Lancaster County, Virginia, ...arter, II, Sarah Carter, Elizabeth Carter, Col. Charles Carter, Ludlow Carter, Landon Carter, Mary Walker Carter, Lucy Carter, George Carter, 1663 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, USA, Aug 4 1732 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, USA, Aug 4 1663 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, United States, Aug 4 1732 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, United States. " " 'Entc-'-ing his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal or a parsimonio/=; host.' 1743-1745, +Benjamin Harrison Robert Carter II, b. LANDON, b. [2][5][6][9] Carter made little mention of the mansion fire in his diary, but did lament the total destruction of his wine cellar. LANDON, b. Nomini Hall was the main plantation; Old Ordinary, Mitchells Spread, Forest Quarter and Coles Point were twelve other plantations named after the signs of the Zodiac. He was Speaker of the House of Burgesses, and Treasurer under the most serene Princes William, Anne, George I. and II. From four sons of Robert Carter are descended the later generations of this family. Aug 4 1663 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, Verenigde Staten, Aug 4 1732 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, Verenigde Staten, Judith Armistead, Elizabeth "Betty" Landon, Elizabeth Carter, John Carter, Judith Carter, Anne Carter, Robert Carter, 1663 - Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, Verenigde Staten, George Carter, Elizabeth Carter, John Carter, Charles Carter, Sarah Carter. Brother of Anne Yerby / Chisholm and Mary Swan The custom of the time was that boys were sent to England when they were nine or ten, and Robert probably sailed to England about 1673. Mother of ten children. From four sons of Robert Carter are descended the later generations of this family. Born in London, England in 1613, John sailed to Virginia in 1635 and later settled in Lancaster County, where he established the Corotoman plantation and became a prominent tobacco planter, merchant, and political figure. William and Ann (Lee) Fitz-hugh, of "Eagle's Nest;" (second) Hon. Oct 27, 2014 - Explore Rachel Holtz's board "Robert Carter I "King Carter"", followed by 535 people on Pinterest. "The unhappy lament their lost comforter, the widows their lost protector, and the orphans their lost father.". This was his last effort of this sort because the appeal of acting as Virginia agent for the proprietors was soon to bring him over to their side. 4--10. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. A grandson of Robert “King” Carter, one of the wealthiest and most powerful landowners and slaveholders in the Old Dominion, Carter Braxton was active in Virginia's legislature for more than 25 years, generally allied with Landon Carter, Benjamin Harrison, Edmund Pendleton and other conservative slaveholders. Robert Carter died "possessed of three hundred thousand acres of land, one thousand slaves, and ten thousand pounds sterling. He was treasurer of the colony, speaker of the house of burgesses 1694-99, and member of the council for twenty-seven years (1699-1726). After her death in 1699, he married Elizabeth Landon in 1701. Robert Carter was influential in his own day and left a family dynasty that continues to this day. These four were: John, Robert, Charles, Landon. One of these pews near the altar and opposite the pulpit was for his family. See more ideas about carters, carter family, ancestor. If possible include birth, marriage, and death dates; places of birth, residence, or burial; spouse and children's names; and other relevant information, as well as supporting documentation. Half brother of George Carter; Elizabeth Johnson; Colonel John Carter, II; Sarah Carter and Charles Carter. Mother of ten children. "At length, full of honours and of years, when he had well performed all the duties of an exemplary life, he departed from this world on the 4th day of August, in the 69th year of his age. Ordered that Henry Hill be summoned to attend this Board at their next sitting, And that Thomas Hoyster and John Robin the two Indians who sold the Land to the said Hill to be summoned to attend at the same time. (Irvington, Virginia: Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc., 1977). By the time of his death, he had about 100 law books in his library, more than one-third of its total. Robert Carter, also known as Robert “King” Carter, was a land baron, Speaker of the House of Burgesses (1696–1698), treasurer of the colony (1699–1705), and a member of the governor’s Council (1700–1732). 3, 1778; 1) Elizabeth Wormely, 1732, + 2) Maria Bryd, 1742, + 3) Elizabeth Beale, 1746, COL. ROBERT CARTER, King Carter (3--7), of "Corotoman," Lancaster Co., Va., b. In 1668, he married Judith Armistead of Hesse in Gloucester County, an area which was included in the formaton of Mathews County in 1691. 1663; d. Aug. 4, 1732; he served as a Burgess, 1695-99, and as Speaker of the House; as Treasurer of the Colony, 1694-1732; an influential [p.110] member of the King's Council, 1699-1732, and its President; acting Governor, 1726-27. 1689 or 1690, d. 31 Jul 1742, Robert Carter Jr. Esq.+2 b. c 1704, d. 1731, Ludlow Carter2 b. While Robert Carter III was indeed rich and privileged, he was not immune to tragedy. 4--11. At length, full of honors and of years, when he had well performed all the duties of an exemplary life he departed from this world on the 4th of August, 1732, in the 69th year of his age. var addy_textb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 = 'info' + '@' + 'christchurch1735' + '.' + 'org';document.getElementById('cloakb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1').innerHTML += ''+addy_textb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1+'<\/a>'; More than 39,000 persons have been recorded; approximately two-thirds are direct descendants while the remainder married into the Carter line. 1715, d. 1763, + Col. Henry Fitzhugh Nathaniel and Mary (Cary) Harrison, of "Wakefield," and had issue. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. [9] It lay in ruins for years before finally disappearing around 1930. Judith, b. Birth of a daughter #2: Anne CARTER 1696 (Age 13 years) Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, United States. Betty Landon (widow of Richard Willis) in 1701. 1690; of whom later. Records Categories. Elected by the House of Burgesses its Speaker six years and Governor of the Colony for more than a year he upheld equally the regal dignity and the public freedom. These four were: John, Robert, Charles, Landon. The Carter connection to Christ Church began with Robert "King" Carter's father, John. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. The Carter connection to Christ Church began with Robert "King" Carter's father, John. [Carter] Averell, James Lawrence. "A Genealogy of the Known Decemdants of Robert Carter of Corotoman", pp. From four sons of Robert Carter are descended the later generations of this family. Our current databases focus on the known descendants of Robert “King” Carter (1663–1732) and Thomas Carter (ca.1630–1700). Miller makes reference to John Carter of Corotowan in nearby Essex County. Our current databases focus on the known descendants of Robert “King” Carter (1663–1732) and Thomas Carter (ca.1630–1700). Benjamine Harrison, of "Berkeley," Charles City Co., Va., son of Hon. His father had been prominent in the colony as lieutenant-colonel, burgess and councillor. There are three round windows in the gables and twelve others which are six by fourteen feet ; the high pews of solid black walnut with seats running around them are still (1906) solid and strong. Tradition has it that the congregation did not enter the church on Sundays until the arrival of his coach when all followed him. Both his father, Robert Carter II (1704-1732) and his grandfather, Robert “King” Carter (1663-1732), died when Robert Carter III was only four years old. By the time of the American Revolution Robert Carter III owned 17 separate tobacco plantations located in several Virginia Counties that totaled 78,000 acres. JOHN, b. 1708, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. bef. 1693; m. 1718, Hon. 96 Carter folks, all kin to me. var addyb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 = 'info' + '@'; ), "The following translation of Mr. Robert Carter's epitaph may be a help to some of our readers:--. By these wives he had many children, on whose education he expended large sums of money. 4--10. In colonial Virginia, one official post led quickly to others; a seat in the Council brought several posts with it. To read Robert Carter's will is to read a big bit of contemporaneous history. 1690; of whom later. The Association for the Preservation of \^irginia Antiquities has the honor of restoring this fascinating landmark. (17: 1707-1929) Nathaniel Carter [1707 - 1763] 3C7 When Robert Carter was born in 1663, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Carter, was 50 and his mother, Sarah Ludlow, was 28. His great great granddaughter is Anne David Davis Downey my great great grandmother born in Tennessee and died in Indiana. When Robert Carter was born in 1663, in Lancaster, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, John Carter, was 50 and his mother, Sarah Ludlow, was 28. After her death in 1699, he married Elizabeth Landon in 1701. Carter shares a common descent from John Carter, an early settler of Virginia and an ancestor of Robert “King” Carter who was the wealthiest man in colonial Virginia, with presidents William Henry Harrison and his son Benjamin Harrison. Robert Carter also known as King Carter (1663 – August 4, 1732) of Lancaster County was a colonist in Virginia and became he wealthiest man in the colonies. His enormous tombstone reads in part: Here lies buried Robert Carter, Esq., and honourable man, who by noble endowments and pure morals gave lustre to his gentle birth. [7] Little is currently known of the garden's contents and design. "Here lies buried Robert Carter, Esq., an honourable man, who by noble endowments and pure morals gave lustre to his gentle birth. Elizabeth, b. Construction of the present manor house began circa 1723 when Elizabeth Hill married John Carter, eldest son of Robert “King” Carter. 1712; d. 1736; m. 1732, Hon. 4--4. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Lancaster County was on a boom in the time of Robert Carter, and he built the present beautiful and interesting edifice. There have been intimations (whether true or false, we cannot say) that his business methods Avere hard and grasping, but his magnificent tomb refutes all such sinister insinuations. 1688; d. 1721; (death date error) 4--2. He left behind 300,000 acres (1,200 km²) of land, 1,000 slaves and 10,000,000 British pounds in cash. Carleton, Florence Tyler, compiler, 1983. 1705, d. 1705 Betty Carter, b. Ancestor charts showing the family relationships of Robert Carter (c1662–1732) to other famous people. Father: John Carter / Mother: Sarah Ludlow // Her father: Gabriel Ludlow was a lineal descendant of that William Ludlow, of 'Hill Deverill,' Wilts, who was butler to the King and member of Parliament, and who died in 1478. From a letter of Robert's written late in his life when he was quarreling with his English factor, William Dawkins, over the education of his own sons and grandsons, we know that he spent at least six years in England, living in the home of merchant and family friend, Arthur Bailey, and learning from him, and from the opportunities presented by living with the merchant, much of the tobacco trade and its marketing end. Available at Virginia Historical Society. While Robert always considered himself "of the Church of England way," he was not intolerant of dissenters, and Louis B. Wright has written in several places of the books by Puritans and others in the libraries of both John Carters which Robert would have had access to before and after his years in England. Robert 5 Carter (Charles 4, John 3, Robert 2, John 1) was born on 30 Nov 1774. [9] Before its disappearance, the "Spinster's House" was the last remaining supporting structure of the original Corotoman plantation. (See Armistead lineage.) Landon Carter named his for the hillside home of the Roman lyric poet, Horace. Died, circa 1625, in Lancaster Co., VA. Robert "King" Carter (1662/63 – 4 August 1732), of Lancaster County, was an American businessman and colonist in Virginia and became one of the wealthiest men in the colonies.. As President of the Governor’s Council of the Virginia Colony, he was acting Governor of Virginia in 1726-1727 after the death in office of Governor Hugh Drysdale.Brock, Robert Alonzo … Fairfax Harrison's monumental study, Landmarks of Old Prince William (Berryville, Va.: Virginia Book Company, 1964, a one-volume reprint of the 1924 two-volume edition) remains invaluable for its detail about the development of that area of Virginia and the proprietary. The unhappy lament their lost comforter, the widows their lost protector, and the orphans their lost father." Son of Colonel John Carter, I and Sarah Carter, of Dinton Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc. Mailing Address: P.O. Our current databases focus on the known descendants of Robert “King” Carter (1663–1732) and Thomas Carter (ca.1630–1700). [7], At Corotoman, Carter maintained a building known as the "Brick House Store" where he kept imported goods that he sold and bartered to local planters. Robert King Carter son of John Carter and Sarah Ludlow Robert King Carter married 1680 Virginia, to Judith Armistead.From the ENCYCLOPEDIA of VIRGINIA BIOGRAPHY Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon Gardiner Tyler, LL. Elizabeth, b. Another supporting structure at Corotoman was known as the "Spinster's House. Ancestor charts showing the family relationships of Robert Carter (c1662–1732) to other famous people. 1704, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. May 12, 1732, Nomin, Westmoreland County, Virginia; + Priscilla Bladen Churchill, 1725, Ludlow Carter, b. 1707; of whom later. Thomas lived in Christ Church Parish but was not related to Robert. (See Armistead lineage.) Robert King CARTER — View this family yes. He became president of the council, and as such succeeded as acting governor. This book is no longer in print. 1707 Ludlow Carter, b. Mother of Virginia Supreme Court Judge Robert Carter Nicholas, grandmother to Virginia Governor Wilson Cary Nicholas, Attorney General of Kentucky George Nicholas & Attorney General of Virginia Philip Norborne Nicholas. His father, John\ built Christ Church, but the capacity of this church was not equal to the increasing congregation. His second, Betty, a descendant of the noble house of Landon. Edmund Berkeley, Jr.'s post "The Diary, Correspondence, and Papers of Robert "King" Carter of Virginia, 1701-1732" - Outstanding site dealing with Robert King Carter's life. "Elected by the House its Speaker six years, and Governor of the Colony for more than a year, he upheld equally the regal dignity and the public freedom. [Irvington, VA: Foundation for Historic Christ Church, 2010]. The unhappy lament their lost comforter, the widows their lost protector, and the orphans their lost father !' When John II, who had no [1]“white” sons, died he left Corotoman Plantation to his younger brother Robert "King” Carter (1663-1732). He also saw to it that his other sons, Robert II, Charles, Landon and George would have ample estates. Issue by first marriage: 4--1. 4--9.Mary, b. Includes much of his correspondance as transcriptions. Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc. All rights reserved. During his first term, 1702-1711, he began to acquire large tracts of land for himself in the Rappahannock River region of Virginia. On account of his great prominence and wealth, he was called "King Carter." [10] Carter died three years later and the mansion was not rebuilt. Some things to keep in mind: He had 12 children and as can be seen, we Our current databases focus on the known descendants of Robert “King” Carter (1663–1732) and Thomas Carter (ca.1630–1700). addyb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 = addyb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 + 'christchurch1735' + '.' + 'org'; [7] Little is currently known of the garden's contents and design. Includes citations for all sources. 1719, Mary Carter, b. This Charles Carter is the great grandson of Robert "King" Carter. "THE WEALTHIEST MAN IN VIRGINIA" Robert (King) Carter came into his estate simultaneously with the beginning of the new era, which emerged, during the next 40 years of his life into the "golden age." Robert's education in England undoubtedly included thorough grounding in the Christian religion. Includes citations for all sources. . He married Judith Armistead in 1688, in Lancaster, Virginia, United States. Robert "King" Carter (1662/63 – 4 August 1732), of Lancaster County, was an American businessman, planter and colonist in Virginia and one of the wealthiest men in the colonies.. As President of the Governor's Council of the Virginia Colony, he was acting Governor of Virginia in 1726-1727 after the death in office of Governor Hugh Drysdale. He was returned to every session of the Burgesses until 1699 with the exception of the two sessions held in 1693. Stories & Publications. These four were: John, Robert, Charles, Landon. (see Glenn's 'Some Colonial Mansions')" - p. He married Mary Nelson, daughter of Gov. Landon Carter, b. In 1726, as President of the Governor's Council, he served as acting Governor of Virginia after the death of Governor Hugh Drysdale. In 1725 he married Priscilla Churchill and their children were as follows:Elizabeth Carter,Robert Carter III 1719, Landon Carter, b. By 1650 John Carter had some African slaves and was on his way to developing a large tobacco plantation in Lancaster County, Virginia called Corotomon. Spouse(s) Elizabeth Betty Landon 1683 - 1719. He built a house on the home property at "Corotoman," however, a brick story-and-a-half structure of three rooms. He served in the Virginia Assembly (1691--92, 1695--99) and the Council (1699--1732). He lived in it until he moved into the larger two-story mansion which dominated the Corotoman landscape for a decade beginning about 1720. Historic Christ Church & Museum has conducted research into Carter descendants for over four decades. 4--9.Mary, b. 1702, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. betw. At his death he left 300,000 acres of land, 1,000 slaves & 10,000 British pounds in cash. [8] In 1730, an inventory of items at the Brick House Store included essential supplies such as cloths, tools, and gunpowder and luxury items such as spices, ivory combs, and brass candlesticks.[8]. His splendid tomb in a rather shattered condition is still to be seen in the yard of the church. Spinster's House The "Spinster's House" at Corotoman in the early 20th century. Please note that while we can search our database to verify a connection for names and/or documentation, Historic Christ Church & Museum is not a genealogical research institution and does not conduct genealogical research for the public. Contents. In 1688, he married Judith Armistead of Hesse in Gloucester County, an area which was included in the formation of Mathews County in 1691. At one time, he was estimated to have over 50,000 descendants including six governors of Virginia, three signers of the Declaration of Independence, and two presidents of the United States. August 4, 1663 Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, American Colonies Death: August 4, 1732 (69) Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, American Colonies Place of Burial: Old Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia Immediate Family: Son of Col. John Carter and Sarah Carter, of Dinton Husband of Sarah Carter, of Dinton; Judith Carter and Elizabeth "Betty" Landon Father of Elizabeth Thigpen; Charles Carter; John Carter, Secretary of Virginia Colony; Sarah Carter; Elizabeth Carter Burwell; Judith Carter; Judith Ann Page; Sarah Carter; Anne Frances Harrison; Elizabeth "Betty" Carter; Robert Carter, Jr.; Col. Charles Carter, of Cleve; Ludlow Carter; Colonel Landon Carter I, of Sabine Hall; Mary Braxton; Lucy Harrison and George Carter, 1718 « less Brother of Anne Chisholm and Mary Swan Half brother of George Carter, 1638; Elizabeth Johnson; Col. John Carter, Jr.; Sarah Carter and Charles Carter He m. (first) Judith Armistead, d. 1699; dau. (See Harrison and Burwell lineage.) There is nothing like it in Virginia, with its solid pews of black walnut, its ancient sounding board and perfect architecttural proportion. Church Parish but was in April 1699 their curricula ) of land, 1,000 slaves & 10,000 British pounds cash! 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