James Monroe Carter


parents: Williamson Carter and Eleanor F Andis


Birth:  07 Mar 1869  Scott Co, VA
Death:  26 Oct 1954  Marion, Smythe, VA
Burial:  Maness Cemetery, St Charles, Lee, VA

Marriage #1

Lucinda Stapleton

12 Apr 1889  Dizney, Harlan, KY


Ida H Carter 02 Sep 1891
Mattie Abby Carter 12 Apr 1892
Lennie "Lena" Carter 20 Mar 1894
Shelby Franklin Carter 29 Feb 1896
Hannah V Carter 02 Jun 1898
Edward Glade Carter 20 Nov 1900
Ray Carter 02 Oct 1902
Malicy Carter 22 Sep 1904
Jesse Stanley Carter 01 Mar 1906
children of James Monroe Carter and Lucinda (Stapleton) Carter


1870 Federal census Taylor, Scott, VA - age 1 (view census information)
1880 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 11 (view census information)
1900 Federal census Salem, Lee, VA - age 31 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 45 (view census information)
1920 Federal census Claiborne Co, TN - age 53 (view census information)
1930 Federal census Claiborne Co, TN - age 61 (view census information)
Ancestry.com Newspaper articles; Tennessee State Marriages
Monroe County Historical Museum, Monroe, MI (Chris Kull, Certified Archivist) Obituaries
Claiborne Co, TN Courthouse, Tazewell, TN Marriage records (Wanda Turner personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
C Bascom Slemp Memorial Library Big Stone Gap, Wise Co., VA Obituaries
Find a Grave volunteers "Beverly" and Marion Standifer Tombstone and cemetery photos - Scott Cemetery, Harrogate, Claiborne, TN
Find a Grave volunteers George Brown, Larry and Margo Zieske and G William Whitworth Jr Tombstone photos - Roselawn Memorial Park, LaSalle, Monroe, Michigan
Family photos Photos contributed by Chris Carter-Flitz
Family records Records and photos contributed by Wanda Turner
Family records Photos from the collection of Shirley (Head) Mellons and Wanda Turner
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan

Miscellaneous Information
1) We have the funeral home records for James.

Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Wanda Turner for sharing all of the following photos

Eleanor (Andis) Maness, Carter and children

Back rowJohn Carter, James Carter, 
Andrew Russell Carter, Frank Carter
Front row:  Eleanor, Harvey Maness,  Charlie Maness 
and Mary (Carter) Stapleton. 
 Joseph (Joel) Carter is not pictured

date unknown


back row: Charles Huston Maness 
and James Monroe Carter 
 middle row: Edward Franklin Carter, 
John M Carter, unknown
Lucinda Stapleton Carter
Charles, James, Edward and John are sons 
of Eleanor (Andis) Maness, Carter

Indian Creek, Tennessee
date unknown


Lucinda (Stapleton) Carter
& James Monroe Carter
50th wedding anniversary

12 Apr 1939
Indian Creek, TN


James and Lucinda Carter family

seated in front:  
Lucinda (Stapleton) and James Carter
left to right:  
Mattie (Carter) Head, Shelby Carter, 
Hannah (Carter) Head, Reynolds, 
Glade Carter, Ray Carter, 
Malicy (Carter) Bussell, Jessie Carter
on porch: Betty R Carter



James Monroe Carter

photo taken in the 1930s

James Monroe Carter

photo taken in the early 1930s 

Indian Creek, Claiborne Co, TN
The best fish anywhere,
according to anyone that fished!

James Monroe Carter 
with his twin grandchildren, 
Eugene and Euline Carter
(children of Glade and Gladys)


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