Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

4/12/2004

Carter Family History

The earliest CARTER ancestor I have been able to document was John CARTER of Stratford Subcastle, Wiltshire Co.,England who married Dorothy CHILTON of Houghton-le-Spring, Bishoprick of Durham, Durham Co.,England on 5 Oct. 1750 at St. George’s Chapel, Hyde Park Corner, London, England. What is noteworthy is that he was her brother’s Footman and they eloped . The CHILTON pedigree on LDS microfilm says,” Her brother’s Footman who carried her from Harraton in a post chaise 3 Oct. 1750 and married her at Mayfair Chapel.(London)” It was reported in the “Gentleman’s Magazine” (Oct. 1750 edition p. 476) this way..

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