Our current databases focus on the known descendants of Robert “King” Carter (1663–1732) and Thomas Carter (ca.1630–1700). And he was Speaker of the House of Burgesses and Treasurer under the most serene princes, William, Ann, George I. and George II. 182. "Possessed of ample wealth, blamelessly acquired, he built and endowed, at his own expense, this sacred edifice,--a signal monument of his piety toward God. [7] Little is currently known of the garden's contents and design. Lancaster County was on a boom in the time of Robert Carter, and he built the present beautiful and interesting edifice. Robert 'King' Carter b. See more ideas about carters, carter family, ancestor. [7], Brick House Store 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. 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. Rector of William and Mary Speaker of the House of Burgesses Treasurer under...Princes Wiliam, Anne, King George I and II Speaker of the House for six years Governor of the Virginia Colony ...he departed this world 4th day of August, 1732 in the 69th year of his life. 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). 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. He furnished it richly. At his death he left 300,000 acres of land, 1,000 slaves & 10,000 British pounds in cash. Robert ‘King’ Carter (1662-1732) gave each of his three sons plantations on which each built a mansions, though Sabine Hall is the only one to survive. 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. var addy_textb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 = 'info' + '@' + 'christchurch1735' + '.' + 'org';document.getElementById('cloakb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1').innerHTML += ''+addy_textb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1+'<\/a>'; Carleton, Florence Tyler, compiler, 1983. Ann, b. [2][6] Corotoman also set the pattern for 18th century architectural patronage. ...ter, Judith Carter, Ann Hill Carter, Robert Carter, Sarah Carter, Charles Carter, George Carter, Mary Carter, Landon Carter, Lucy Carter,... Aug 4 1663 - Corotoman Plantation, Lancaster, Colony of Virginia. "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 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. George Braxton, of "Newington," King and Queen Co., Va., and had issue. In 1729, four years after "King" Carter's mansion was completed, a fire destroyed it. [5] For some of the mansion's windows, Carter used iron casement frames for quarrel glass. [7][9] In the mid-19th century, Corotoman and its adjacent lands passed out of the Carter family when they were sold by a granddaughter of Charles Carter.[2][. He was so powerful and wealthy that he is known as "King." Robert Carter II (1704-1734), who married Priscilla Churchill; Charles Carter (1707-1764), who married Anne Byrd, daughter of Col. William Byrd II; Landon Carter (1710-1778), who married Maria Byrd, daughter of Col. William Byrd II; Mary Carter (1712-1736); who married George Braxton; {parents of Carter Braxton}. George Braxton, of "Newington," King and Queen Co., Va., and had issue. Ralph Wormeley III lived only 5 years after inheriting the Rosegill estate. (See Fitzhugh, Lee, Harrison and Cary lineage. Most planters of his day found it necessary to learn something of the law because many served as justices. 1719 Landon Carter, b. ; his second Betty, a descendant of the noble family of Landons. More than 39,000 persons have been recorded; approximately two-thirds are direct descendants while the remainder married into the Carter line. " Magnificent conclusions ! Oct 27, 2014 - Explore Rachel Holtz's board "Robert Carter I "King Carter"", followed by 535 people on Pinterest. 1719, Mary Carter, b. 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 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. Translated from the Latin, it says: Here lies Robert Carter an honorable man who by noble endowments and pure morals gave luster to his gentle birth. 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. "A Genealogy of the Known Decemdants of Robert Carter of Corotoman", pp. https://www.geni.com/people/Colonel-Robert-Carter-I/6000000001024690729 Sarah Ludlow 1635 - 1668. 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. His father, John\ built Christ Church, but the capacity of this church was not equal to the increasing congregation. He lived in it until he moved into the larger two-story mansion which dominated the Corotoman landscape for a decade beginning about 1720. 1708 or 1714, d. c 1719. ∼ Robert King Carter is my 7th great grandfather according to a posting on Rootsweb, Ancestry.com. [2] Carter's correspondences and diary revealed that the construction of the mansion at Corotoman was a lengthy, complex, and frustrating endeavor. 1715, d. 1763, + Col. Henry Fitzhugh 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. 1702, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. betw. Ludlow, b. Dec 10, 2012 - Robert 'King' Carter, my 8th great grandfather Born,circa 1662, in VADied, 24 Aug1732, in "Shirley", VA. [Carter] Averell, James Lawrence. [7] Little is currently known of the garden's contents and design. Issue by first marriage: 4--1. Benjamine and Elizabeth (Burwell) Harrison, and had issue. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ROBERT, b. Possessed of ample wealth, blameless acquired, he built and endowed this sacred edifice, a signal monument of his piety towards God. Corotoman was then inherited by Carter's son Robert Carter I (whose wealth and autocratic business methods led to his becoming known by the nickname "King") in 1690. He left behind 300,000 acres (1,200 km²) of land, 1,000 slaves and 10,000 British pounds in cash. 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. If you are a descendant of Robert or Thomas Carter and can contribute genealogical information, please email material or questions to This email address is being protected from spambots. And Jon Kukla in Speakers and Clerks of the Virginia House of Burgesses, 1643-1776 (Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1981) gives the details of Carter's career as a burgess and council member. of Thomas Landon, of "Grednal," Hereford Co., England. "The epitaph on his tomb in Christ Church, records his virtues and achievements. From four sons of Robert Carter are descended the later generations of this family. 6v.Robert "King" Carter. Landon Carter named his for the hillside home of the Roman lyric poet, Horace. 1715, d. 1763, + Col. Henry Fitzhugh George Carter, b. [9] The "Spinster's House" was a one-story and a half frame house adorned with a gabled roof with large end chimneys. 1688; d. 1721; (death date error) 4--2. Construction of the present manor house began circa 1723 when Elizabeth Hill married John Carter, eldest son of Robert “King” Carter. of Thomas Landon, of "Grednal," Hereford Co., England. Nathaniel Harrison, of "Brandon," Surry Co., Va., son of Hon. His mother was a daughter of Gabriel Ludlow, a nephew of General Edmund Ludlow, one of Cromwell's generals. 1663 Lancaster Co., Virginia Colony d. 4 Aug 1732 Shirley Plantation, Henrico Co., Virginia Colony: The Reynolds Family In addition to the high backs and sides, Mr. Carter had placed a railing of brass rods with damask curtains "to prevent being gazed at." (See Armistead lineage.) Judith, b. The "Spinster's House" at Corotoman in the early 20th century. JOHN, b. Outside the church is the tomb of Robert, the "King," the tomb which expla-ns who and what he was. By these wives he had numerous children, who have many influential descendants in Virginia and the south. 1712; d. 1736; m. 1732, Hon. "Rector of William and Mary, he sustained that institution in its most trying times. His paternal great-grandfather John Carter (1613-1669) had come from England to Jamestown in 1635. His brother John married and had a daughter Elizabeth, who would in Carter's lifetime marry his son, Landon. Son of Colonel John Carter, I and Sarah Carter, of Dinton Christ Church Parish Processionings, 1711-1783. Anne Carter (1702-1745), who married Benjamin Harrison IV and died on August 12, 1745; (parents of Benjamin Harrison V and grandparents of President William Henry Harrison). 1707 Ludlow Carter, b. 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. 4--11. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. var addyb1e2a2879bd21703a826afe94db8fbf1 = 'info' + '@'; ), "The following translation of Mr. Robert Carter's epitaph may be a help to some of our readers:--. There are two academic lives of Robert Carter that treat his life in detail: Carl F. Canon's masters thesis, "Robert ( "King" ) Carter of "Corotoman" for Duke University, 1956; and "Robert King Carter," a master's thesis at the University of Virginia by Edmund Berkeley, Jr., in 1961. SIXTH GENERATION 6.Robert "King" Carter6 (John5,John4,Thomas3,Richard2, William1 )2. Ludlow Carter, b. Robert Carter III (1728-1804) was a very rich plantation owner in Colonial Virginia and in the early state of Virginia. By these two marriages he had twelve children. Died, circa 1652, in Lancaster Co., Va. Children: i.George Carter6 Died, circa 1625, in Lancaster Co., VA. ii.Eleanor Carter6. Our Clarke County Cousins. When he became representative of Fairfax’s interests again in 1722, and served from 1722-32, he succeeded in securing for his children and grandchildren some 110,000 acres in the Northern Neck, as well as additional acquisitions in Virginia west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. On account of his great prominence and wealth, he was called "King Carter." Elizabeth, b. He inherited 'Corotoman' the family home...Around 1705-10 he began to build a new house that would be associated with Corotoman as a plantation homeplace. Judith Armistead of Hesse, Gloucester County in 1688. Brother of Anne Yerby / Chisholm and Mary Swan He is referred to as captain at first, but by 1672, his rank is that of lieutenant colonel, a title, presumably from his militia service, that he is accorded until his death.. 1711; d. unm. . (See Armistead lineage.) Another supporting structure at Corotoman was known as the "Spinster's House. He built a house on the home property at "Corotoman," however, a brick story-and-a-half structure of three rooms. He does not provide any substantive examination of the John Carter family line, and mentions it mostly in passing. All results for Robert King Carter. Historic Christ Church & Museum has conducted research into Carter descendants for over four decades. 4--8.Sarah, b. The unhappy lament their lost comforter, the widows their lost protector, and the orphans their lost father !' He m. (first) Judith Armistead, d. 1699; dau. One of these pews near the altar and opposite the pulpit was for his family. "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. [S1554] [S1554] [S2128] [S2916] [S2285] 1706, d. 1706 Charles Carter, b. 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. To read Robert Carter's will is to read a big bit of contemporaneous history. . These four were: John, Robert, Charles, Landon. " 'Possessed of ample wealth blamelessly acquired.' D., VOLUME V, 1915, pages 848-849. 1710, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. Mar. 1707; of whom later. She died in 1719. 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. In colonial Virginia, one official post led quickly to others; a seat in the Council brought several posts with it. [10] Carter died three years later and the mansion was not rebuilt. Tradition has it that the congregation did not enter the church on Sundays until the arrival of his coach when all followed him. In 1726, as President of the Governor's Council, he served as acting Governor of Virginia after the death of Governor Hugh Drysdale. He was Speaker of the House of Burgesses, and Treasurer under the most serene Princes William, Anne, George I. and II. "Here lies buried Robert Carter, Esq., an honourable man, who by noble endowments and pure morals gave lustre to his gentle birth. 1689 or 1690, d. 31 Jul 1742, Robert Carter Jr. Esq.+2 b. c 1704, d. 1731, Ludlow Carter2 b. Robert “King” Carter had arranged that the bulk of his lands would go to his eldest son, John Carter III (1689-1742) who married in 1725 Elizabeth Hill of Shirley Plantation.. There is nothing like it in Virginia, with its solid pews of black walnut, its ancient sounding board and perfect architecttural proportion. , New York: Tobias A. Wright (1911) , 22, 84, 109-110. " " 'By his wives 1° had many children, on whom he expended large sums of money.' What more could he have done ? He devotes considerable space to the Carters of Sourthwest Virginia. [5] Construction materials for the mansion included paving stones from England, lumber from his plantation saw mills and from neighboring plantations, and oyster shells for mortar. Nathaniel Harrison, of "Brandon," Surry Co., Va., son of Hon. Some things to keep in mind: He had 12 children and as can be seen, we 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 … 4--9.Mary, b. 3, 1778; + 1) Elizabeth Wormely, 1732, + 2) Maria Bryd, 1742, + 3) Elizabeth Beale, 1746 Mary Carter, b. 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. From four sons of Robert Carter are descended the later generations of this family. A large landowner himself, he became the agent for the wealthy Fairfax family in 1702 and used his position to become one of the wealthiest men in the colonies. " 'At length, full of honors and years, when he had performed all the duties of an exemplary life, he departed from this world ■36 The Armistead Family on the 4th day of August,' in the sixty-ninth year of his age. 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. "[9] The house was constructed in either the late 17th century or the early 18th century. 1743-1745, +Benjamin Harrison, Robert Carter II, b. 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. Includes much of his correspondance as transcriptions. 1696; m. Hon. President of the council and acting governor from the death of Drysdale, July 22, 1726, till the arrival of William Gooch about October, 1727, was born in Virginia in 1663, son of Colonel John and Sarah (Ludlow) Carter. He acquired the moniker "King" from his wealth and autocratic business methods. 1718, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. 1742, England, John Carter+2 b. [2], Robert Carter began construction of the large Georgian mansion at Corotoman around 1720. Other notable descendants include: Robert Burwell (1720-1777), grandson, member of the House of Burgesses Robert Carter III (1727–1804) Carter Braxton, grandson, signer of Declaration of Independence Talcott Eliason (1826–1896), J.E.B. A Genealogy of the Known Descendants of Robert Carter of Corotoman. 1712; d. 1736; m. 1732, Hon. Completed in 1738, the “Great House,” is largely in its original state and the 11th and 12th generations of the Hill Carter family are the current stewards of … 4--3. There is no indication in the surviving records that Carter had any formal training in the law, but he was interested in it. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. There are numerous references to Carter and others of his period in Earl G. Swem's Virginia Historical Index which indexes a half-dozen publications on Virginia history and genealogy. Issue by second marriage: 4--5. [2][5][6] The mansion was completed in 1725, and introduced a new era for early 18th century architecture in Virginia. 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. 2 and 311 Note: The seventh child of Robert "King" Carter and his second wife, Betty Landon (Willis) Carter was Robert Carter who was born in 1704 at Corotoman. Robert "King" Carter family tree. 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. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mysouthernfamily/myff/d0007/g0000062.html#I38986, "Colonial official, landowner; born in Lancaster County, Va. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. Details of Carter's wives, children, and descendants may be found in Florence Tyler Carleton, compiler. Issue by first marriage: 4--1. Thomas lived in Christ Church Parish but was not related to Robert. document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) [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]. 1713; of whom later. acquiring some 20,000 acres. Robert Carter was born at Corotoman Plantation in Lancaster County, Virginia, to John Carter (1620-1669) of London, England, and Sarah Ludlow (1635-1668) of Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire. He served in the Virginia Assembly (1691--92, 1695--99) and the Council (1699--1732). In 1725 he married Priscilla Churchill and their children were as follows:Elizabeth Carter,Robert Carter III 4--4. Source:Miller, 1912is the commonly cited "book" on the Carter family of Virginia. The Arnold and Moberly Family Genealogy. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. [p.111] 4--6.CHARLES, b. JOHN, b. Robert- Carter, of 'Corotoman,' married, first Judith, eldest daughter of John Armistead, the councillor, and second, Elizabeth Landon, then a widow Willis, of the noble family of Landons. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. 4--7.George, of the Middle Temple, London, England, b. He married, first, Jane Glynn, circa 1640. Ancestor charts showing the family relationships of Robert Carter (c1662–1732) to other famous people. 1705, d. 1705 Betty Carter, b. (Irvington, VA: Foundation for Historic Christ Church, 2009.) Elizabeth, b. Robert "King" Carter, at one time regarded as the wealthiest man in Virginia, was in the line of John of Corotowan. It stood on an estate of 4,000-acres divided into five separate quarters in addition to the ‘home fields’ adjacent to the mansion. Robert Carter was for many years the agent of Lord Fairfax, the proprietor of the Northern Neck grant. of Thomas Landon, of "Grednal," Hereford Co., England. 1714; d. unm. In 1688, he married Judith Armistead of Hesse in Gloucester County, an area which was included in the formation of Mathews County in 1691. As President of the Governor's Council of the Virginia Colony, he was acting Governor of Virginia in Williamsburg from 1726-1727 after the death in office of Governor Hugh Drysdale. Mother of ten children. 9 Hardy, Stella Pickett , Colonial Families of the Southern States of America: A History and Genealogy of Colonial Fami lies Who Settled . By 1701, when the first of the extant letters was written by Robert Carter, he was already one of the most prominent men in the colony as a member of its council, and the significant events of the early portion of his life had occurred, including the death of his first wife in 1699 and his second marriage (to Elizabeth Landon Willis, by whom he would have ten children) in 1701. Spinster's House The "Spinster's House" at Corotoman in the early 20th century. 1712, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. 1736 Lucy Carter, b. 96 Carter folks, all kin to me. 1708, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. bef. Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc. Mailing Address: P.O. [9] Before its disappearance, the "Spinster's House" was the last remaining supporting structure of the original Corotoman plantation. Mann Page, of "Roswell,"Gloucester Co., Va., son of Col. Matthew and Mary (Mann) Page, and had issue. William and Ann (Lee) Fitz-hugh, of "Eagle's Nest;" (second) Hon. 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