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John CARTER (ca 1794-?)

HOUSE, 22nd General Assembly, 1837-39; representing Roane County; Whig. Born in Tennessee ca 1794; son of Joseph and Nancy CARTER; exact date and place of birth and extent of schooling not determined. Married but name of wife and date and place of marriage not found; children--Nancy, John, Richard, James, Jane, Ruth E., Samuel C., Marquis L., Polly, General T., Frances M., and Sarah M. Engaged in farming at Lenoir, then in Roane, now in Loudon County. Justice of the peace; election inspector.

Sources: Roane County records; County Court Minutes, 1823-26, pp. 4, 27; Marriage Records, 1801-38, p. 121, 171, 174; Estate Book "A", 1802-28, p. 127; U.S. Census, Roane County, 1850 and 1860.

From Biographical Directory, Tennessee General Assembly, 1796-1969, Roane County.