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Isaac Philo Carter

Birthplace: Benson, Rutland , Vermont, USA
Death: Died in Heyburn, Minidoka, Idaho, USA
Place of Burial: Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Gideon Hayden Carter and Hilda Carter
Husband of Matilda Lyman
Father of Amasa Carter and Ida Ruth Adelia Carter
Brother of Matilda Carter; Arvin Fayette Carter; Rosella Carter; Gideon Carter and Moses Carter
Half brother of John Sims Sims Carter

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About Isaac Philo Carter

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Unidentified Companies (1849) Age 20

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Birth: Mar. 11, 1829 Benson Rutland County Vermont, USA

Death: Jul. 27, 1913 Heyburn Minidoka County Idaho, USA

Son of Gideon Hayden Carter & Hilda Burwell

Married Matilda Lyman, 6 Oct 1856, San Bernardino, California

Children - Isaac Phio Carter, Amasa Lyman Carter, Philomelia Carter, Hilda Burwell Carter, Ida Ruth Adelia Carter, Gideon Hayden Carter, John Arthur Carter, Ross Bolin Carter, Minnie Lorraine Carter, Leo Ten Carter

Latter-day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia Volume 4

Carter, Isaac Philo, a member of the Mormon Battalion, Company B, was born March 11, 1828, in Rutland County, Vermont, a son of Gideon Carter and Hilda Burwell. He enlisted in the Battalion at Council Bluffs without being a member of the Church, and marched to California. He arrived in the "Valley" in 1849, but went back to San Bernardino in 1853, where he joined the Church, and married Amasa M. Lyman's daughter. He returned to Utah in 1858 when the San Bernardino settlement was broken up, and settled in Beaver, Utah, in 1859. He died July 27, 1913, near Heyburn, Idaho.

At age 18 he volunteered for the Mormon Battalion. Carter also made 8 trips across the desert to Salt Lake City as a stage driver and a Pony Express rider. He came to San Bernardino in 1852. He married Matilda Lyman on October 6, 1856. Carter is credited as the first person to discover gold in Lytle Creek, CA. Carter died on July 27, 1913 and Matilda died in 1903.

Family links:

  • Gideon Hayden Carter (1798 - 1838)
  • Matilda Lyman Carter (1836 - 1903)
  • Amasa Mason Carter (1859 - 1915)*
  • Ida Ruth Adelia Carter Anderson (1865 - 1938)*
  • Gideon Hayden Carter (1867 - 1940)*
  • John Arthur Carter (1869 - 1946)*
  • Russ Bolin Carter (1871 - 1891)*
  • Minnie Lorraine Carter English (1874 - 1941)*

Burial: Mountain View Cemetery Beaver Beaver County Utah, USA Plot: A_258_1

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Isaac Philo Carter's Timeline

March 11, 1829
Benson, Rutland , Vermont, USA
October 6, 1856
Age 27
San Bernardino, CA, USA
Age 28
July 27, 1913
Age 84
Heyburn, Minidoka, Idaho, USA
Beaver, Beaver, Utah, USA