John Carter, Secretary of Virginia Colony

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John Carter, Secretary of Virginia Colony

Birthplace: Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia
Death: Died in Charles City, Charles, Virginia
Place of Burial: Lancaster County, VA, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel Robert "King" Carter, I, Colonel and Judith Carter
Husband of Elizabeth Carter Cocke
Father of Mary Head; John Carter, Jr.; Elizabeth Hill Byrd; Charles Hill Carter, Sr.; Edward Carter and 3 others
Brother of Sarah Carter; Elizabeth Carter Burwell; Judith Carter and Judith Ann Page
Half brother of Elizabeth Thigpen; Sarah Carter; Anne Frances Harrison; Elizabeth "Betty" Carter; Robert Carter, Jr. and 6 others

Occupation: Secretary of Virginia Colony
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About John Carter, Secretary of Virginia Colony

This picture is on the Shirley Plantation website as a painting of John Carter. Picture Hangs in Shirley Plantation.

Birth: 1690 Lancaster County Virginia, USA Death: Jul. 31, 1742

of "Crotoman"

Married 3 Nov 1723 to Elizabeth Hill when the Shirley mansion construction was began as a gift from King Carter and was finished in 1738. John Carter died 31 July 1742. Elizabeth remarried to Browler Cocke and the plantation was inherited by Charles Carter, son of John and Elizabeth Carter at the time of Elizabeth's death in 1773.

Family links:

 Robert King Carter (1663 - 1732)
 Judith Armistead Carter (1665 - 1699)

 Elizabeth Hill Carter Cocke (1703 - 1771)*

 Elizabeth Hill Carter Byrd (1731 - 1760)*
 Charles Carter (1732 - 1806)*
 Edward Hill Carter (1733 - 1797)*
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Burial: Shirley Plantation Shirley Charles City County Virginia, USA

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John Carter, Secretary of Virginia Colony's Timeline

Lancaster, Virginia
Age 36
Culpeper, Virginia, United States
Age 39
Corotoman, Lancaster, Virginia, United States
October 13, 1731
Age 42
Charles City, Virginia
October 16, 1732
Age 43
Shirley, Charles City County, Province of Virginia, (Present USA)
Age 50
Charles City County, Virginia, United States
Age 51
July 31, 1742
Age 53
Charles City, Charles, Virginia