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Frances Ann Carter (Tasker)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, Colonial America
Death: Died in Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Nomini Hall Cemetery, Hague, Westmoreland, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hon. Benjamin Tasker and Ann Tasker
Wife of Councillor Robert Carter
Mother of Benjamin Carter; Robert Bladen Carter, IV; Priscilla Mitchell; Anne Tasker Carter; Rebecca Carter and 12 others
Sister of Benjamin Tasker, Jr.; Bladen Tasker; Anne Ogle; Rebecca Dulaney; William Tasker and 2 others

Managed by: Bo Garsteen
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About Frances Ann Carter (Tasker)

Frances Carter was the daughter of Benjamin Tasker, longtime president of the Council of Maryland.

On April 2, 1754, Robert Carter married Frances Tasker, of Annapolis. Of their thirteen daughters and four sons, eight daughters and all four sons reached adulthood, eleven of whom were living when Frances died.

Their children were:

  1. Benjamin (1756) dying at age 23,
  2. Robert Bladen (1759), who died unmarried at age 34,
  3. Priscilla (1760-1823), all born at Nomini Hall. About 1761, Robert "Councillor" and his growing family moved to Williamsburg to a home he purchased adjacent to the Governor's Palace where the following three daughters were born.
  4. Ann Tasker (1762- ),
  5. Rebecca (1762) who died in infancy, and
  6. Frances (1764-1795), returning to Nomini Hall for the birth of his remaining children.
  7. Betty Landon (1765-1842),
  8. Mary (1767) who died at age four,
  9. Harriet Lucy (1768- ),
  10. Amelia Churchill (1769) who died in her first year,
  11. Rebecca Dulany (1770) who also died in her first year.
  12. John Tasker (1772- ),
  13. Sarah Fairfax (1773-1829),
  14. Judith (1775) who died as an infant,
  15. George (1777-1846),
  16. Sophia (1778-1832), who died without marrying and
  17. Julia Carter (1783- ).

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Frances Ann Carter's Timeline

1738
1738
Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland, Colonial America
1754
April 2, 1754
Age 16
1756
November 9, 1756
Age 18
Westmoreland, Virginia, Colonial America
1757
November 9, 1757
Age 19
Williamsburg, Virginia, Colonial America
1759
March 18, 1759
Age 21
Westmoreland, Virginia, Colonial America
1760
June 15, 1760
Age 22
Westmoreland, Virginia, Colonial America
1762
January 17, 1762
Age 24
Williamsburg, Virginia, Colonial America
1762
Age 24
Williamsburg, Virginia, Colonial America
1765
October 25, 1765
Age 27
Westmoreland, Virginia, Colonial America
1767
1767
Age 29
Westmoreland, Virginia, Colonial America