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Benjamin Carter (1723 - 1789)

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Benjamin Carter
Born in St. George's Parish, Spotsylvania County, Virginiamap
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Chester County, South Carolinamap
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Note: ref: database: austinrdon (11 Apr 2010) (published 22 Feb 2010)
Thank you Don !
1. Genealogical Records: Virginia Land, Marriage, and ProbateRecords, 1639-1850
Date: Dec 5, 1749
Location: Spotsylvania Co., VA
Record ID: 44042
Description: Grantor
Book Page: D
Property: 25 a., whereon sd. George Carter's son Benjamin now liveth,etc., part of the tract whereon sd. George dwells, etc., etc.
Remarks: George Carter of St. Geo. Par., Spts. Co., and Elizabeth,his wife, to John Pain of same Par. and county. £12 10s. curr. 25a.,wheron sd. George Carter's son Benjamin now liveth, etc., part of thetract whereon sd. George dwells, etc., etc 5 Dec 1749.
Notes: This land record was originally published in "VirginiaCountyRecords - Spotsylvania County, 1721-1800, Volume I" edited byWilliamArmstrong Crozier.
2. Benjamin Carter moved from Spotsylvania County, Virginia, towhatis now Chester County, South Carolina, in 1766, receiving hisfirst land grant from King George III 150 acres on Caney Fork of SandyRiver,bearing date of Feb 19, 1767. Benjamin Carter received anadditional grant for 400 acres on Bowers Mill branch of Sandy River onAug 23, 1774.
Benjamin Carter enlisted in the Patriot Army on Apr 1, 1777, andserved in the Third Regiment. In 1778, Benjamin Carter served underCapt. George Lidell, and in 1779, served under Capt. John C. Smith andCol Thomson. Benjamin Carter was severely wounded in the battle atStono under Capt Richard Brown and Col Thomson of the Third Regiment.BenjaminCarter was discharged on Dec 31, 1781.

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