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. 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. acquiring some 20,000 acres (81 km2), a large part of which was the 6,000-acre (24 km2) Nomini Hall plantation which Carter acquired in 1709 from the heirs of Col. Nicholas Spencer, cousin of the Lords Culpepper, from whom the Fairfaxes had inherited their Virginia holdings. Construction of the present manor house began circa 1723 when Elizabeth Hill married John Carter, eldest son of Robert “King” Carter. From four sons of Robert Carter are descended the later generations of this family. Miller makes reference to John Carter of Corotowan in nearby Essex County. He acquired the moniker "King" … 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. 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. He married Judith Armistead in 1688, in Lancaster, Virginia, United States. [5] For some of the mansion's windows, Carter used iron casement frames for quarrel glass. (Irvington, VA: Foundation for Historic Christ Church, 2009.) Robert Carter III (1728-1804) was a very rich plantation owner in Colonial Virginia and in the early state of Virginia. [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. 4--4. Born,circa 1662, in VADied, 24 Aug1732, in "Shirley", VA. Father of Elizabeth Thigpen; Elizabeth Carter Burwell Nicholas; Judith Carter; Judith Page; Sarah Carter and 13 others; John Armistead Carter; Anne Carter; Mary Carter; Ann Harrison; Sarah Carter; Elizabeth "Betty" Carter; Robert Carter, II; Charles Carter; Ludlow Carter; Colonel Landon Carter I, of Sabine Hall; Mary Braxton; Lucy Harrison and George Carter « less From four sons of Robert Carter are descended the later generations of this family. Benjamine and Elizabeth (Burwell) Harrison, and had issue. Thomas Nelson and Lucy Grymes, circa 1792. Carter was appointed on 3 June 1699 as colonel and commander-in-chief of the Lancaster-Northumberland counties militia; on November 11th of the same year the governor appointed him as naval officer and receiver, a post of value because of the considerable income it generated, and because of the power over one's neighbors that it meant. Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc. All rights reserved. [p.111] 4--6.CHARLES, b. Lancaster County was on a boom in the time of Robert Carter, and he built the present beautiful and interesting edifice. His estate consisted of 300,000 acres of land, 1,000 slaves and 10, 100 pounds Sterling; he was also a prominent and active member of the Established Church; served as Vestryman of Christ Church, Lancaster Co., and built the present Church, which is one of the prettiest and most interesting in Colonial Virginia; he is buried just outside of this old Church. // ]]> While Robert Carter III was indeed rich and privileged, he was not immune to tragedy. These four were: John, Robert, Charles, Landon. "Here lies buried Robert Carter, Esq., an honourable man, who by noble endowments and pure morals gave lustre to his gentle birth. 4--10. [2][5][6] The mansion was completed in 1725, and introduced a new era for early 18th century architecture in Virginia. 1708, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. bef. Outside the church is the tomb of Robert, the "King," the tomb which expla-ns who and what he was. The letters dated between 1701 and 1710 included in this project reflect little of Carter's personal, political, and mercantile interests of that time because they are ones he wrote as one of the trustees of the children of his friend, Ralph Wormeley, and deal with their affairs rather than his own. He m. (first) Judith Armistead, d. 1699; dau. ", Children: Anne (Anna) Carter, b. We would also like to note that there are many lines of Virginia Carters who have no connection to Robert and John Carter of Corotoman or Thomas Carter. 1704, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. May 12, 1732, Nomin, Westmoreland County, Virginia; + Priscilla Bladen Churchill, 1725, Ludlow Carter, b. Most planters of his day found it necessary to learn something of the law because many served as justices. John Carter II, who was about fifteen years older than his brother, obeyed their father's instructions, and furthered them by sending Robert home to England for higher education. [5] The mansion at Corotoman rivaled the other important Colonial mansions of Virginia, and affirmed Robert Carter I's status as the most powerful planter in the aristocracy of the Tidewater region. 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. William and Ann (Lee) Fitz-hugh, of "Eagle's Nest;" (second) Hon. 1708, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. bef. ...ter, Sarah Carter, Judith Carter, Robert Carter, Anne Carter, Betty Carter, Ludlow Carter, Landon Carter, Mary Braxton, Lucy Carter, John... Aug 4 1663 - Corotoman Plantation, Lancaster County, Virginia Colony, Aug 4 1732 - Corotoman, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster County, Virginia Colony. 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. (See Harrison and Burwell lineage.) Ancestor charts showing the family relationships of Robert Carter (c1662–1732) to other famous people. LANDON, b. Robert returned to Virginia about 1680 to take up the life of a Virginia gentleman on the modest estates he had been left by his father. Benjamine and Elizabeth (Burwell) Harrison, and had issue. In 1982, we published, If you are a descendant of Robert or Thomas Carter and can contribute genealogical information, please email material or questions to. Ludlow, b. Please enable JavaScript in your browser's settings to use this part of Geni. A Genealogy of the Known Descendants of Robert Carter of Corotoman. 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. The unhappy lament their lost comforter, the widows their lost protector, and the orphans their lost father !' 1689 or 1690, d. 31 Jul 1742, Robert Carter Jr. Esq.+2 b. c 1704, d. 1731, Ludlow Carter2 b. 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. John Carter II continued much of the service and prominence that his father had established as the norm for the family. Construction of the present manor house began circa 1723 when Elizabeth Hill married John Carter, eldest son of Robert “King” Carter. 1706, d. 1706 Charles Carter, b. Landon Carter, b. 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. 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. [Carter] Averell, James Lawrence. After her death in 1699, he married Elizabeth Landon in 1701. 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. Find a Grave, database and images ( https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth Carter Nicholas … 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. His political and economic position earned him the title of "King Carter" or "King Robin." 4--7.George, of the Middle Temple, London, England, b. 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. Oct 27, 2014 - Explore Rachel Holtz's board "Robert Carter I "King Carter"", followed by 535 people on Pinterest. There are a few that step outside his duties to his friend, and they show his interest in land acquisition, a topic that would occupy him all of the rest of his life. 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 … 1712; d. 1736; m. 1732, Hon. The Association for the Preservation of \^irginia Antiquities has the honor of restoring this fascinating landmark. And he was Speaker of the House of Burgesses and Treasurer under the most serene princes, William, Ann, George I. and George II. He died in 1805. ∼ Robert King Carter is my 7th great grandfather according to a posting on Rootsweb, Ancestry.com. According to records at the museum adjacent to Historic Christ Church in Lancaster County, Virginia, Anne Carter was born in 1702 to Robert "King" Carter and his second wife, the former Mrs. Betty Landon Willis. There are twenty-five pews with a seating capacity of twelve each, and three, which will contain twenty persons each ;" walls three feet thick. [9] Before its disappearance, the "Spinster's House" was the last remaining supporting structure of the original Corotoman plantation. 1693; m. 1718, Hon. Birth of a daughter #1: Elizabeth CARTER 1689 (Age 6 years) Gloucester County, Virginia, United States. Robert Carter was for many years the agent of Lord Fairfax, the proprietor of the Northern Neck grant. http://www.christchurch1735.org/history/robert_carter.html, http://arlisherring.com/tng/getperson.php?personID=I042629&tree=Herring. Elizabeth, b. (See notes-Ralph Wormeley) King Carter gave 6 years of his time and energy to his friend's'sons--with little gratitude it seems. So much is written about Robert "King" Carter, that I hesitate to start on him. page 111 4--12. [2], Robert Carter began construction of the large Georgian mansion at Corotoman around 1720. Benjamine Harrison, of "Berkeley," Charles City Co., Va., son of Hon. Issue by first marriage: 4--1. See more ideas about carters, carter family, ancestor. Robert King CARTER — View this family yes. Minutes of the Governor’s Council March 14, 1745/46: Read the petition of James Bennett a Chowan Indian complaining of one Henry Hills having obtained a Deed of Sale for some of the Chowan Indian Land from some Indians who had no right to sell the same. 10 Jamestowne Society , Qualifying Ancestors , A1407, Record for Robert (King) Carter. Election as a vestryman for Christ Church Parish followed on 8 November 1690; about a year later he was chosen church warden, a position he retained until his death. 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 married Mary Nelson, daughter of Gov. 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 … (Bishop Meade's Old Churches, etc.) Robert “King” Carter had an illustrious life, holding the post of appointed Governor of Virginia in 1726 and also by acquiring over 300,000 acres of land in Virginia, making him the richest man in all of North America. 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. Daughter of Robert "King" Carter and Julia Armistead. Available at Virginia Historical Society. In 1982, we published A Genealogy of the Known Descendants of Robert Carter of Corotoman, based on the original Carter family tree drawn by Robert Randolph Carter. [Irvington, VA: Foundation for Historic Christ Church, 2010]. More than 39,000 persons have been recorded; approximately two-thirds are direct descendants while the remainder married into the Carter line. Robert's tomb deposes: 'Here lies an honorable man !" By these wives he had numerous children, who have many influential descendants in Virginia and the south. " " 'Entc-'-ing his friends kindly, he was neither a prodigal or a parsimonio/=; host.' All Categories. Service in the House of Burgesses, particularly assignment in 1695 to serve on a committee to revise the laws of the colony as the Board of Trade had ordered, may have spurred Robert Carter's interest. 1707; of whom later. [2][9] An inventory taken in 1732 after Carter's death implies that after the fire, Carter resided in either the "Old House" or the "Spinster's House" at Corotoman rather than rebuild it because of fiscal difficulties or ill health. 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. 1707; of whom later. (See Fitzhugh, Lee, Harrison and Cary lineage. [9] Before its disappearance, the "Spinster's House" was the last remaining supporting structure of the original Corotoman plantation. Splendid preface to 'Rector of William and Mary- he sustained the Institution in its most trying times.' 1713; of whom later. Brother of Anne Yerby / Chisholm and Mary Swan of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. The "Spinster's House" at Corotoman in the early 20th century. 1688; d. 1721; (death date error) 4--2. Robert Carter died on August 4, 1732, in Lancaster County, Virginia and was buried in Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia. In 1668, he married Judith Armistead of Hesse in Gloucester County, an area which was included in the formaton of Mathews County in 1691. He built a house on the home property at "Corotoman," however, a brick story-and-a-half structure of three rooms. 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. His father had been prominent in the colony as lieutenant-colonel, burgess and councillor. Family trees. "A Genealogy of the Known Decemdants of Robert Carter of Corotoman", pp. Ralph Wormeley III lived only 5 years after inheriting the Rosegill estate. ROBERT, b. Robert Carter was influential in his own day and left a family dynasty that continues to this day. . var path = 'hr' + 'ef' + '='; . LANDON, b. This email address is being protected from spambots. (Irvington, Virginia: Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc., 1977). Mann Page, of "Roswell,"Gloucester Co., Va., son of Col. Matthew and Mary (Mann) Page, and had issue. acquiring some 20,000 acres. 1707 Ludlow Carter, 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. At his death he left 300,000 acres of land, 1,000 slaves & 10,000 British pounds in cash. 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. 1663 Lancaster Co., Virginia Colony d. 4 Aug 1732 Shirley Plantation, Henrico Co., Virginia Colony: The Reynolds Family Ann, b. Birth of a daughter #2: Anne CARTER 1696 (Age 13 years) Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, United States. He left behind 300,000 acres (1,200 km²) of land, 1,000 slaves and 10,000 British pounds in cash. [S1554] [S1554] [S2128] [S2916] [S2285] " " 'By his wives 1° had many children, on whom he expended large sums of money.' His great great granddaughter is Anne David Davis Downey my great great grandmother born in Tennessee and died in Indiana. His great possessions earned him the name of "King" Carter. 1705; of whom later. 182. Box 24  Irvington, Virginia 22480. ; his second Betty, a descendant of the noble family of Landons. Some Descendants of Robert "King" Carter, Mann Page & Nathaniel Burwell in Frederick and Clarke counties, Va. 1973. "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. 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. " Magnificent conclusions ! var prefix = 'ma' + 'il' + 'to'; Son of Colonel John Carter, I and Sarah Carter, of Dinton Mother of ten children. 1715, d. 1763, + Col. Henry Fitzhugh George Carter, b. [9] It lay in ruins for years before finally disappearing around 1930. He left behind 300,000 acres (1,200 km²) of land, 1,000 slaves and 10,000,000 British pounds in cash. Robert Carter died on August 4, 1732, in Lancaster County, Virginia and was buried in Christ Church, Lancaster County, Virginia. 1712, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. 1736, Lucy Carter, b. 4--4. 1704, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. May 12, 1732, Nomin, Westmoreland County, Virginia; + Priscilla Bladen Churchill, 1725 Sarah Carter, 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.. of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. Details of the early Carter genealogy are to be found in Christine Jones, John Carter I of "Corotoman" Lancaster County, Virginia. 4--8.Sarah, b. Judith, b. Dec 10, 2012 - Robert 'King' Carter, my 8th great grandfather He was a physician. Nathaniel and Mary (Cary) Harrison, of "Wakefield," and had issue. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. However, the House took the most unusual step of allowing Carter to retain the office of Treasurer even after his appointment to the Council was confirmed in England by the Privy Council on 14 December 1699. Robert's first position was that of justice of the Lancaster Court, an office for which he took the required oaths on 10 June 1690. 4--9.Mary, b. He also saw to it that his other sons, Robert II, Charles, Landon and George would have ample estates. (see Glenn's 'Some Colonial Mansions')" - p. He lived in it until he moved into the larger two-story mansion which dominated the Corotoman landscape for a decade beginning about 1720. In 1791 Robert Carter III began a process to emancipate his 500 slaves. Wright also wrote of the Carters' libraries in "The "Gentleman's Library" in Early Virginia: The Literary Interests of the First Carters," (Huntington Library Quarterly, I (1937), 3-61). ), "The following translation of Mr. Robert Carter's epitaph may be a help to some of our readers:--. Thomas lived in Christ Church Parish but was not related to Robert. 4--11. 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. Tradition has it that the congregation did not enter the church on Sundays until the arrival of his coach when all followed him. 1702, Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia, d. betw. Mother of five children. He was twice married, first to Judith, eldest daughter of John Armistead, Esq., a member of the council, and (second) to Elizabeth Willis, daughter of Thomas Landon, of an ancient family in Hereford county, England. He took a leading role in the work of the House, and "in September 1696 Carter was elected Speaker over five other nominees. [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]. 1705, d. 1705 Betty 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. She died in 1719. Died, circa 1625, in Lancaster Co., VA. 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. 4--9.Mary, b. Mother of ten children. (No Carter ancestors here; All are cousins or cousins-by-marriage.) Edit Search New Search. One of these pews near the altar and opposite the pulpit was for his family. He served as sheriff in 1673 and again in 1678, burgess, and at other times, he was collector of the levy. But Robert Carter, the son of John and Sarah,Ludlow married 1662died 1668 was his most distinguished son." Box 24, Irvington, VA 22480 Physical Address: 420 Christ Church Road, Weems, VA 22576 Phone: 804-438-6855 | info@christchurch1735.org |ChristChurch1735.org. Our Clarke County Cousins. SIXTH GENERATION 6.Robert "King" Carter6 (John5,John4,Thomas3,Richard2, William1 )2. 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. 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. Robert 'King' Carter b. Book Virginia Dynasties by Dowdey The Virginia Dynasties-The Emergence of "King" Carter and the Golden Age Clifford Dowdey Bonanza Books, New York MCMLXIX Y Y Check Index 3 Book Page History-Rosewell Rosewell, Garland of Virginia Claude O. Lanciano Jr Gloucester Co Historical Committee 1978 Book was purchased in Williamsburg, Va 1985. Thomas lived in Christ Church Parish but was not related to Robert. Source:Miller, 1912is the commonly cited "book" on the Carter family of Virginia. She died in 1719. His estate consisted of 300,000 acres of land, 1,000 slaves and 10, 100 pounds Sterling; he was also a prominent and active member of the Established Church; served as Vestryman of Christ Church, Lancaster Co., and built the present Church, which is one of the prettiest and most interesting in Colonial Virginia; he is buried just outside of this old Church. Our Carter Descendant databases are by no means comprehensive, and we look forward to learning of unrecorded descendants of Robert and Thomas Carter. [9] It lay in ruins for years before finally disappearing around 1930. Judith, b. Lucy, m. (first) 1730, Col. Henry Fitzhugh, of "Eagle's Nest," King George Co., Va., son of Hon. ...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. By these wives he had many children, on whose education he expended large sums of money. He became Governor of the Colony of Virginia and was "the wealthiest man in all of the Old Dominion"-if not all of British America. In 1725 he married Priscilla Churchill and their children were as follows:Elizabeth Carter,Robert Carter III George Braxton, of "Newington," King and Queen Co., Va., and had issue. Contents. After her death in 1699, he married Elizabeth Landon in 1701. Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc. Mailing Address: P.O. of Thomas Landon, of "Grednal," Hereford Co., England. More than 39,000 persons have been recorded; approximately two-thirds are direct descendants while the remainder married into the Carter line. 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). of Col. John and Judith (Bowles) Armistead, of "Hesse," Gloucester Co., Va.; (second) Elizabeth (Landon) Willis, dau. 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