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Monday, September 14, 2015

1692 :: Death of Capt. John Carter





On this date in our family history . . . the 14th day of September . . . in the year 1692 . . . Captain John Carter dies in Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts . . . this John Carter is a 10th great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history blog . . . his epitaph as well as the following biographical information is found recorded in the "Transcript of epitaphs in Woburn first and second burial grounds" . . . 


Capt. John Carter, an early inhabitant of Woburn, subscribed the "town orders," 1640; styled ensign, 1653, and lieutenant, 1664; was captain in 1675, the time of Philip's War; was selectman 1664, and 1672 to 1679; commissioner "to end small causes," 1664, 1674; and commissioner "of the rate, 1653, 1648, and 1668. Ensign, 1651; lieutenant, 1664; captain, 1672. Ordered that Lieut. John Carter be captain, 1672. (See Colony Records.) His first wife, Elizabeth, died 1691 (epitaph 3). He married second, Elizabeth Groce, 1691. (Vide notice of his family, Sewall's History, 578, and further of him, ibid., 38, 39, 79, 112.)



2 comments:

BeNotForgot said...


JOHN CARTER 1616-1692
&ca 1642 ELIZABETH CARTER 1613-1691
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ABIGAIL CARTER 1648-1718
& JAMES FOWLE 1642-1690
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JAMES FOWLE 1667-1714
&1688 MARY RICHARDSON 1669-1748
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MARY FOWLE 1687-1762
&1714 JAMES SIMONDS 1686-1775
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JOSHUA SIMONDS 1718-1793
&1742 JERUSHA WATERS 1724-
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JERUSHA "POLLY" SIMONDS 1743-1786/
&1770 JOSEPH P LAKIN 1746-ca 1832
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JERUSHA LAKIN ca 1786-1850
&ca 1805 HENRY HOBBS ca 1786-1864
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JERUSHA LAKIN HOBBS 1810-/1870
&1831 TIMOTHY BARKER 1809-1870/
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JERUSHA MARILLA BARKER 1841-1899
&1857 ATWOOD FRANK SMITH 1837-1907
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THOMAS WARREN ALONZO SMITH 1866-1920
&1894 EVA MAY BRACKETT 1874-1936
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ELIZABETH MARILLA SMITH 1912-1932
&1929 ROBERT E HENRY 1905-1976
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Mother of Keeper
&1950 FORREST LEE POUNDERS 1927-1996
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Keeper of this family history blog

BeNotForgot said...

See also . . . on cousin Heather's blog . . . http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2013/01/surname-saturday-carter-of-woburn.html . . .

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