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Asa Carter

Male 1750 - 1822  (71 years)


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  • Name Asa Carter 
    Born 6 May 1750  Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Moved To abt1774  Buckland, Franklin County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Married To 7 May 1774  Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Betty Wood. She was born on 27 September 1753 in Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts and she died 15 January 1811 in Jaffrey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire.

    Issue:
    1. Eunice Carter (1774-1816)
    2. Nathaniel Carter (1776-1784)
    3. Joel Carter (1778-1825)
    4. Asa Carter (1780-1833)
    5. Abel Carter (1780-1844)
    6. Betty Carter (1782-1782)
    7. Betty Carter (1783-1784)
    8. Jonas Carter (1785-1810)
    9. Sewell Carter (1788-1821) 
    Moved To Abt 1781  Jaffrey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    According to Carter (1887), "The tradition is that the way was marked only by cuts upon the trees; that he carried the two oldest children on one horse, while his wife followed with the twins, about a year old, on another."
     
    Moved To Abt 1783  Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    History say 1800  [1
    According to Carter (1887), "He became blind, and many stories are told of his keen perception of persons and things, although deprived of sight. Hearing what he supposed to be a bear about the house one night, he seized an axe and threw it in the direction of the noise; the next morning a bear's foot and bloody tracks were found, and in a few weeks a bear which had lost one foot was killed in the woods near by."
     
    Died 21 Jan 1822  Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Agency: at the home of his son Abel 
    Person ID I12847  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2017 

    Father Nathaniel Carter,   b. 1706, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1787, Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Thankful Sawyer,   b. 1715,   d. 5 Dec 1755, Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 09 Feb 1731/32  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Family ID F3338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 May 1750 - Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - abt1774 - Buckland, Franklin County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Betty Wood. She was born on 27 September 1753 in Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts and she died 15 January 1811 in Jaffrey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Issue: 1. Eunice Carter (1774-1816) 2. Nathaniel Carter (1776-1784) 3. Joel Carter (1778-1825) 4. Asa Carter (1780-1833) 5. Abel Carter (1780-1844) 6. Betty Carter (1782-1782) 7. Betty Carter (1783-1784) 8. Jonas Carter (1785-1810) 9. Sewell Carter (1788-1821) - 7 May 1774 - Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - According to Carter (1887), "The tradition is that the way was marked only by cuts upon the trees; that he carried the two oldest children on one horse, while his wife followed with the twins, about a year old, on another." - Abt 1781 - Jaffrey, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMoved To - Abt 1783 - Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Agency: at the home of his son Abel - 21 Jan 1822 - Leominster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S691] Carter, Clara A and Sarah A. Carter. A Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel and Thomas, sons of Rev. Samuel Carter, (Clinton, Massachusetts: W. J. Coulter, Courant Office, 1887).

    2. [S227] Burrell, Alyce Adams. A Genealogy of Sherwin-Shedd and Allied Families in America , (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc., 1990).