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View Tree for Capt. Thomas CarterCapt. Thomas Carter (b. 1631, d. October 22, 1700)

Capt. Thomas Carter (son of William Carter and Jane Myles) was born 1631 in Barford, Bedfordshire, England, and died October 22, 1700 in Lancaster Co. , Va.. He married Katherine Dale on May 04, 1670 in Barford, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster, Va., daughter of Edward Dale and Diana Skipwith.

 Includes NotesNotes for Capt. Thomas Carter:
He was christened Sept. 28, 1632 Barford Bedfordshire, England.

In 1650/1652 Thomas came to Nansemond City, Virginia from London in the 'Safety', about the time Charles I was beheaded. Thomas appears at 22 years of age as paying tithes on himself & 4 servants.

Thomas Carver Senior served as commissioner of Nansemond City in 1663, Deputy Clerk of City in 1663-65, and Burgess in 1667.

Thomas bought 800 acres in Lancaster City, on the eastern most branch of the Corotoman River from Col. John Carter. Thomas moved to Lancaster County, VA and purchased a large plantation on Rappahannock River, VA. Here he built "Barford Plantation" on his land near what is now Merry Point, Virginia. He named it after Greater Barford Plantation in England where he was born. Barford is now called "Verville."

He served as Captain of the Lancaster Militia and Vestryman in Christ Church & Saint Marys White Chapel. Occupation: Planter & Trader.

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I found the following information about him on Ancestry.com. :

ĚName: ***Thomas CARTER I
Sex: M
ALIA: Captain Thomas /Carter/ I
Title: Captain
Birth: 1631 in Greater Barford Plantation near Kemptston, Herefordshire, England
Death: 22 OCT 1700 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA


Marriage 2 Katherine DALE b: 4 MAY 1652 in England
Married: 1670 in Virginia
Children
EDWARD CARTER b: 9 APR 1671 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA **
***(Capt) Thomas II CARTER b: 4 JUN 1672 in Barford Plantation in Lanc. Co., Va.
John CARTER b: 8 MAY 1674 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Henry Skipwith CARTER b: 7 JUN 1676 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Diana CARTER b: 30 APR 1678 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
William CARTER b: 2 NOV 1679 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Nicholas CARTER b: 2 NOV 1679 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Elizabeth CARTER b: 4 FEB 1679/80 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Daniel CARTER b: 22 OCT 1682 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
James CARTER b: 25 DEC 1684 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Katherine CARTER b: 4 APR 1686 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Peter CARTER b: 23 MAY 1688 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
Joseph CARTER b: 28 NOV 1690 in Barford Plantation, Lancaster Co. VA
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More About Capt. Thomas Carter and Katherine Dale:
Marriage: May 04, 1670, Barford, Christ Church Parish, Lancaster, Va..

Children of Capt. Thomas Carter and Katherine Dale are:
  1. +Edward Carter, b. April 09, 1671, "Barford", Lancaster Co., Va., d. 1743, Lancaster Co. , Va..
  2. Thomas Jr. Carter, b. June 04, 1672, Barford, Lancaster Co., Va., d. September 30, 1733, Barford, Lancaster Co., Va..
  3. John Carter, b. May 08, 1674, Barford, Lancaster Co., Va., d. 1744, Caroline Co., Va..
  4. Henry Skipwith Carter, b. June 07, 1676, Barford, Lancaster Co., Va., d. October 24, 1743, Lancaster Co. , Va..
  5. Elizabeth (Betty) Carter, b. February 04, 1681, Barford, Lancaster Co., Va., d. June 15, 1698, Lancaster Co. , Va..
  6. James Carter, b. December 25, 1684, Barford, Lancaster Co., Va., d. October 24, 1743, Stafford, Va..
  7. Katherine (Katy) Carter, b. April 04, 1686, "Barford", Lancaster Co., Va., d. June 16, 1703.
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