Son of Joshua (Joseph) Carter, grandson of Joseph Carter, ggrandson of Isaac Carter, gggrandson son of John, Jr., ggggrandson of John Sr., gggggrandson of Robert, and ggggggrandson of Edward Carter

Isaac Carter was born ca 1822 and died May 28, 1899 in Clay Co., North Carolina. He married Martha Ann Wilson Dec. 19, 1844. Isaac fought in the Civil War and served in the Commissary. He was a Methodist Minister. Isaac married Martha Ann Wilson 19 Dec 1844. Martha was b. Nov 8, 1818 in Guilford Co., NC and died Nov 10, 1890 in Clay Co., NC. both are buried in Hayesville Cemetery

  1. Joshuan Carter was born ca 1850 in Georgia
  2. Sanders Carter b. ?
  3. Asbury Carter was born ca 1859
  4. William Thomas Carter was born Jun 15, 1858 in Murphy, Cherokee Co., NC and d. Dec 25, 1930. He is buried in Hayesville Cemetery with his father and mother and his two wives and one son, Fred M..

Sanders shows up as Joshua S. on the 1860 Census for Cherokee County, NC.

The following doucments have been located, transcribed, and places online for the benefit of others who are researching this lineage.


Source: NC Census: Surry, Cherokee, Clay and Yadkin Co., Surry, Clay and Cherokee Co., Court Records, Sanna Gaffney, Cherokee Indians and Those who came After by Browder

Compiled by Irene Basey November 27, 1989

Placed online by Linda J. Dunn