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Feriba Thurin Carter (Veazey)

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Green, Georgia, United States
Death: March 12, 1887 (75)
Talledega, Talledega, Alabama, United States
Place of Burial: Carter Family Cemetery, Talladega Co, AL, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William James Veazey and Hannah Veazey
Wife of Charles Carter
Mother of Martha Ann Vann Dews; William Henry Carter; Mary Elizabeth Cunningham; Robert J Carter; Margaret Mimms Jackson and 8 others
Sister of Jonathan W Veazey; William James Veazey, Jr and Erasmus Franklin Veazey

Managed by: Marsha Gail Veazey
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About Feriba Thurin Carter

She was only 16 years old when she married Charles. They had to run away to get married. Rich daughter of a wealthy widow. Charles Carter kidnapped her and married her at her "Uncles" home in Northern AL. She was only 16 and he was 24. He bought a two room log cabin from some Indians. The Veazey family heartily disapproved of Charles Carter. She was gentle, blue-eyed, blonde, and tall. They became wealthy together and had 13 kids, 1,000 acres, and 100 slaves. They raised a total of 20 children counting grandchildren. She was called Ferrabet Carter and appeared to be very religious. About 20 years before she died she was injured by a fall from a buggy and had to use crutches for the rest of her life. She was frequently in severe pain, particularly for her four last years. She is listed on page 61 as (415) of the Descendants of John Veazey by Ann Veazey Davis, P. O. Box 353, Zebulon, NC 27597. 2. 77-3224:Chapman,John Veazey. Pryor Gardner Veazey and some of his ancestors and descendants. Tallahassee, 1965. 54 p, illus., geneal. tables,ports, 28 cm. LC CALL NUMBER: CS71.V3957 1965 Thursday, March14, 1996 2:44:25 AM To: William Carter Subject: VEAZEY From: Aveasey@aol.com,Internet Dear Bill, Here is what I have on FEREBY T. VEAZEY,B ABOUT 1812 in either GEORGIA or ALABAMA. She married CHARLES CARTER. They are listed in MADISON County, ALABAMA, in 1830 Census and in TALLADEGA County, ALABAMA in 1840 and 1850. She had three brothers listed, one died in a Civil War Prison. He is buried in Surrett Cemetery. Parents are WILLIAM JAMES VEAZEY, son of EZEKIEL VEASEY AND ELIZABETHVEAZEY, he was born 22 Sep.1786. He married HANNAH SIMMONS about 1811 in GEORGIA. William died at DESOTO County,MISSISSIPPI.


Birth: Oct. 7, 1811 Death: Mar. 13, 1887 Talladega County Alabama, USA

Wife of Charles Carter.

Family links:

 Charles Carter (1803 - 1895)*

 Susan E. Carter Turner (1843 - 1884)*
 James Watkins Carter (1850 - 1941)*
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Burial: Carter Family Cemetery Talladega County Alabama, USA

Maintained by: Robert and Diedre Originally Created by: mike reeves Record added: Aug 10, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 95133368 http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=carter&GSfn=feriba&GSbyrel=all&GSdyrel=all&GSob=n&GRid=95133368&df=all&

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Feriba Thurin Carter's Timeline

October 17, 1811
Green, Georgia, United States
January 27, 1829
Age 17
undefined, AL, USA
May 26, 1830
Age 18
October 7, 1832
Age 20
Madison, AL, USA
February 11, 1835
Age 23
undefined, AL, USA
December 12, 1836
Age 25
Talladega, AL, USA
February 28, 1839
Age 27
May 9, 1841
Age 29
Talladega, AL, USA
October 6, 1843
Age 31