John M Carter

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parents: Williamson Carter and Eleanor F Andis

 

Birth:  16 Feb 1866  Rye Cove, Scott, VA
Death:  08 Jul 1949  Wise County Poor Farm, Gladeville, Wise, VA
Burial:  Maness Cemetery, St Charles, Lee, VA

Marriage #1

Mary E Parsons

02 Mar 1882  Harlan Co, KY

Children

James Robert Carter 04 Mar 1887
Charles Franklin "Frank" Carter 04 May 1889
Mary Lee "Mollie" Carter 10 Oct 1892
Isaiah Leslie Carter 10 May 1894
unknown Carter born & died before 1900
Samuel Carter 10 Jun 1897
Asa Carter Sep 1899
unknown Carter born after 1900 & died before 1910
Elbert Carter 01 May 1901
Wilber C Carter unknown 
children of John M Carter and Mary E (Parsons) Carter

 

Sources
1870 Federal census Taylor, Scott, VA - age 3 (view census information)
1880 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 13 (view census information)
1900 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 34 (view census information)
1910 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 44 (view census information)
1920 Federal census Rocky Station, Lee, VA - age 56 (view census information)
Ancestry.com North Carolina Death Collection; WWI draft registration cards; newspaper articles; WWII enlistment records  
GenGathering.com Death records
Claiborne Co, TN Courthouse, Tazewell, TN Marriage records (Wanda Turner personally viewed and copied or transcribed)
Department of Veterans Affairs Nationwide Gravesite Locator
Liberty Hill Cemetery
Mt Carmel, Hawkins, Tennessee
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Family records Records and photos contributed by Wanda Turner
Family research Research belonging to Valerie Boman and Debra Branigan


Miscellaneous Information
1) We have a copy of John's birth record

2)  Wife of John M Carter: Mary E Parsons - born 15 Jul 1867 Lee Co, VA; died 19 Feb 1936 Ocoonita, Lee, VA; buried Maness Cemetery, St Charles, Lee, VA; cause of death: cerebral hemorrhage; death certificate; daughter of Monroe Parsons and Nellie (Crusenberry) Woodard;

3) John's tombstone does not have the correct year of death.  We have a death certificate that states 08 Jul 1949, rather than the tombstone date of 1947.  He died while he was in the Wise County Poor Farm at Gladeville, Wise, VA; cause of death: acute gastritis.

 

Photos and/or signatures

thanks to Wanda Turner for sharing all of the following photos

John M Carter and his wife, Mary E (Parsons) Carter on their wedding day

date unknown

 

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

 

Samuel Carter with his wife
Nettie Mae (Hurd) Carter (left) 
and his mother Mary E (Parsons) Carter (right)

unknown date, but believed to be 
Samuel and Nettie's wedding day

 

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

Indian Creek, Tennessee
date unknown

 

John M Carter (center)
with Baylor Kirk & Harrell Head

1942

 

 

John M Carter

Maness Cemetery
Lee Co, Virginia

 

Mary E (Parsons) Carter

Maness Cemetery
Lee Co, Virginia