Joshua (Joseph) Carter (1797-8 May 1851) married Sarah Penrite (1801-22 Dec 1881). Joshua Carter was the second child born to Joseph Carter and Margaret (Hinshaw) Carter. He was born ca 1797 in Surry Co., NC and died May 8, 1851 in Surry Co., NC. He was married March 29, 1821 to Sarah Pinrite. Surrey County Marriage Bonds Abstracts A-Z 1780-1860. Pages 1-257, 1-86 (information on front of reel) shows Carter, Joshua and Sarah Pinright 29-3-1821 with William Mackie listed below (witness?) They were the parents of five known children.
Sanders shows up as Joshua S. on the 1860 Census for Cherokee County, NC.
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
A copied page of the Carter Family Bible from this era has been found and placed online here.