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The Martin & Carter Family Home Page

Updated October 8, 2007

Martins & Carters Family
551 Gates Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
United States
(270) 765-6798
smpender51@yahoo.com

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We are researching the MARTIN and CARTER Families in Breckinridge, Hardin, Meade and Grayson Counties, KY going back to Bedford, Lancaster and Stafford County, VA. Our earliest known ancestors being:

MARTINS: Jonathan born 1790 in Bedford County, VA who married Matilda BULEY, daughter of Christopher, born 1785 in Bedford County, VA. Children: Christopher B. MARTIN, James William MARTIN, Nancy Ellen MARTIN, Daniel Jackson MARTIN and Jonathan J. MARTIN.

CARTERS: Joel CARTER,(Son or grandson of Merry Carter, son of John, son of Henry Skipwith, son of Thomas) born 1779 in Bedford County, VA who married Nancy Sinkler (St. Clair), born 1786 in VA. Children: William D. CARTER, Merry CARTER, Isaac SINGLETON CARTER, Joel LEFTWICH CARTER and Jabez B. CARTER.

We are searching for the parents and grandparents and beyond of these families AND for their descendants. They came from Virginia to Kentucky before 1820 and settled around the Big Spring and Cloverport, (Breckinridge County) Kentucky areas. Later generations went westward to Missouri, Iowa and Oregon.

Allied families: MARTIN, CARTER, BULEY, ST. CLAIR, KASEY, GATEWOOD, SHARP, HAYNES, BLISSET, HOLDREN, HARDMAN, CARMAN, SINGLETON, CHADOIN, SCOTT, PRATHER, WILSON, SKIPWITH, & DALE .

We are sure there are many other families connected but we do not have them yet. We will add more as time goes by.

We would appreciate any information you may have on any of these people or their ancestors. If you are a descendant of any of these people we would love to hear from you and add you to our tree. If you are searching for ancestors that we may have, please let us know so we can share what we have to help your search along.




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