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The Ray P. Carter Home Page

Updated February 4, 2002

Ray P. Carter
1 Brookside Drive #9
Exeter, NH 03833-1638
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My paternal side:

William Clarence Carter, Jr. b. 1919 in Fordyce,AR - d. 1987 in Arlington,VA.
William Clarence Carter b.1888 in Bluff City,AR - d. 1965 in Fordyce,AR.
William John Thomas Carter b.1856 in Bluff City,AR - d. 1930 in Fordyce,AR.
Benjamin John Thomas Carter b. abt 1838 in AL or MS - d. 1862 in White Sulphur Springs,AR.
Then I think Benjamin M. Carter born abt 1818 in AL, married a Nancy b. abt 1822 in MS.
Thomas James Carter 1785 in NC - d. abt 1851-9 in Clarke Co., MS.

Sarah Suzanne Meador b. 1837 in Jefferson Co., AL - d. 1889 in Bluff City, AR.
Andrew Jackson Meador b. abt 1816 in GA - d. 1865 in Bluff City, AR.
John Meador b. 1760 in Cumberland Co.,VA - d. 1833 in Dallas Co.,AL.
John Meador b. 1734 in Caroline Co.,VA - d. 1824 in Bedford,VA.
Jonas Meador b. 1699 in Essex Co.,VA - d. 1768 in Cumberland Co.,VA.
John Meador b. abt 1653 in Essex Co.,VA - d. 1721 in Essex Co.,VA.

Mary Elizabeth Brunson b. 1815 in SC - d. 1890 Bluff City, AR.

Minerva Addeline Beavers b. 1863 in AR - d. 1934 in Fordyce, AR.
James Graham Beavers b. 1815 in TN - d. 1895 in Polk Co., AR.
John Beavers b. 1785 TN - d. 1860 in Ouachita Co., AR.
James Beavers b. 1753 - d. 1826 in AL.
Thomas Beavers b. 1718 in Germany - d. 1770 in Loudon Co., VA.
John Beavers.

Nancy A. James b. 1824 in TN - d. 1870-73 in Ouachita Co., AR.

Vernette Leister Parker b. 1896 in Beebe, AR - d. 1963 in Fordyce, AR.
Algerine Jackson Parker b. 1861 in Pickens Co., AL - d. 1895 in Beebe, AR.
John Parker b. 1828 in Tuscaloosa Co., AL - d. 1863 in Atlanta,GA.
Jacob Parker b. 1806 in Baldwin Co., GA - d. in Pickens Co., AL.
John Parker, Jr. b. 1769 in Worchester Co., MD - d. 1818 in Baldwin Co., GA.
John Parker b. 1740 in Sussex Co., DE - d. 1793 in Green Co., GA.
George Parker, b. 1690 in Accomac Co., VA - d. 1770 in Worchester Co., VA.
John Parker b. abt 1665 in Accomac Co., VA - d. 1730 in Somerset Co, MD.

Martha Hogan d.1849.

Sarah Gordy b. 1743 in Sussex Co., DE - d. 1825 in Conecuh Co., AL.
Peter Gordy b. abt 1710 in Somerset Co., MD - d. 1775 in Worchester Co., MD.

Hannah Christopher
John Christopher

Susannah Rebecca Dodds 1804,
John Dodds m. Rebecca Harkness b. 1754 in SC - d. 1844 in Tuscaloosa Co., AL.

Mary Elizabeth Slaughter b. abt 1835 in Pickens Co., AL - d. 1917 in Waco, TX.
Wiley S. Slaughter b. 1805 in Anson Co., NC - d. 1883 in White Co., AR.
Zebelon Slaughter b. 1764 in Richmond Co., NC - d. abt 1846 in Pickens Co., AL.
Owen Slaughter, Sr. b. between 1710-20 in VA - d. 1811 in Richmond Co., NC.

Susan Bennett b. abt 1775 - d. abt 1846 in Pickens Co., AL.

Lucy Ussery b. 1805 in Meclenburg Co., NC - d. 1866 in Pickens Co., AL.
Robert Ussery.

Harriet Anna Bailey b.1869,
John S. Bailey 1840-89,
John Milton Bailey 1809-82.

Harriet Dunn abt 1813-abt 1902,
John Dunn 1784-1862,
Henry Dunn 1747-1832,
S.A. Dunn.

Elendor E. Beckett 1834-1912,
William O. Beckett 1806-68,
James Beckett.

Rachel Edwards 1785-1853.

Ann Brown Ross 1808-82.

Elizabeth Osborne b. abt 1775.

Most of these seem to be in Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.


My maternal side includes:

Edgar Reese Shanklin 1891-1963,
Julius Lewis Shanklin 1828-1906,
Joseph Van Shanklin 1786-1862,
Thomas Shanklin d. 1829.

Hannah Swearingen 1754-1805,
Joseph Van Swearingen, 1720-94,
Van Swearingen 1694-1787,
Thomas Van Swearingen 1665-1710,
Gerret Vansweringen 1636-98.

Barbarah de Barrette 1640-70.

Jane Hyde 1660-1716,
Joshua Doyne b.1634,
Joshua Doyne b.1615.

Jane Sanders b.1638.

Jane Matthews m. Joshua Doyne.

Elizabeth Walker b.1695,
Charles Walker abt 1675-1730.

Rebecca Isacks b. abt 1679,
Joseph Isacks d.1688.

Ann Elvira Lewis 1799-1859,
Richard Lewis 1765-1831,
John Terrell Lewis 1728-84,
David Lewis, S

Family Photos

  • William C. Carter Family, Thanksgiving 1951 (118 KB)
    Standing, left to right: James Donald Carter, Virginia Shanklin Carter, Maj. William C. Carter, Jr., Mary Carter Frank, Roy Frank. Couch, left to right: Candace Carter, Vernette Parker Carter holding Douglas Frank, William C. Carter holding Ray Porter Carter. Taken at the Frank's home in Little Rock, Arkansas.
  • Carter Family in August 1993 (80 KB)
    Left to right: Candace Carter Childs, Virginia Shanklin Carter with Todd Childs in front, Linda Fitzgibbon Carter holding Sarah Virginia Carter, Ray P. Carter. Taken at Virginia S. Carter's 70th birthday party at her house in Fairfax Co., VA.
  • Carter's in May 2000 (20 KB)
    Candace Carter Childs Miller, Virginia Shanklin Carter, Ray P. Carter. Taken in May 2000 in California at Candy's retirement as a Colonel in the California National Guard with 34 years time in service in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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