McCarter Family Lines

Anderton, Avant, Banastre, Billings, Bishop, Bourn, Browne, Burgess, Campbell, Chandler, Cole, Day, Dean, Douglas, Durrant, Erdley, Fitch, Freeland, Gooch, Greer, Grice, Grier, Grierson, Harrel, Hill, Hopkins, Jones, Kennedy, King, Ledyard, Lee, Low, MacGregor, Marks, Massey, Maxwell, McCarter, McClure, Merrick, Paine, Pugh, Reeves, Ring, Rowland, Scott, Senter, Snow, Stewart, Taylor, Thomas, Tracy, Waynes, Wheldon, Williams, Worden, Worthington

Lineages

Our Family Tree

Our McCarter Lineage

McCarter Mayflower Lineage through Constance Hopkins
Mayflower line for descendants of H.F. McCarter and Mary Jane Senter

McCarter Mayflower Lineage through Edward Fuller
Mayflower line for descendants of Andrew Cole McCarter and Hulda Weiss

DNA Testing Results

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Family Signatures


Philander McCarter
1802-1870
Signature of Thurza McCarter
Thurza McCarter
1808-1898

Levi Williams
1782-1860

Calvin Halbert Senter
1832-1911
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Articles

McCarter Family History
The story of H.F. and Mary McCarter of Camas County, Idaho, and their Grayson County, Virginia relatives the McClures, Pughs, Thomases, Senters, and Williams as written by H.F. and Mary's daughter Kate McCarter Weaver.

Who Were the Parents of Philander McCarter?
Philander McCarter was born in the state of New York on February 21, 1802, but his exact birth place, parents, and siblings, if any, remain a mystery. This article explores the possibilities of his origins.

Stephen Hopkins of the Mayflower
The General Society of Mayflower Descendants estimates there are tens of millions of living descendants of the pilgrims who came to America on the Mayflower. My family descends from Stephen Hopkins who was one of the few pilgrims with previous New World experience. See our McCarter Mayflower Lineage.

William and Ellen McCarter of Wilson Co., Kansas
The biography of William A. McCarter, son of Thurza and Philander McCarter of Grayson County, Virginia.

William and Rosamond Bourne of Grayson Co., Virginia
The biography of Will and Rosa Bourne, early pioneers in Grayson County, Virginia.

My Early Years: Essays by an Idaho Cowboy
The autobiography of William Senter McCarter who in his late teens worked as a top hand for T.C. Catlin's Diamond Ranch in southern Idaho (1904-1908). Includes some family history as well as information on Camas County's early settlers, cow camps, and towns.

Dad's Stories
William McCarter's stories of life on the Camas Prairie circa 1870-1940 as told by his son Joe Thorpe McCarter.

Legislative Career of Hugh Franklin McCarter
Newspaper article about H.F. McCarter's accomplishments in the Second Idaho Legislature, 1892-93.

Camas Prairie Settlers Celebrate 4th of July, 1888
Newspaper article that mentions H.F. McCarter and his family as participants in Camas County's 1888 4th of July celebrations.

Camas Prairie in the News
Early newspaper accounts of Camas Prairie, Idaho including reports of exploration, roads, mining, settlements, and the Bannock War of 1878.

Swindlers at Work
Newspaper article about H. F. McCarter being swindled out of $6,000.

McCarters Send Four Sons into Confederate Fray
Copyright © 1993, The Gazette, Galax, Virginia, reprinted with permission. Article about the Civil War service of Levi, Van Buren, William, and Andrew, sons of Thurza and Philander McCarter of Grayson County, Virginia.

Commencement Address of Amelia Ann Senter
The 1885 Oak Hill Academy commencement address given by Anna Senter, daughter of Calvin and Rosa Senter of Grayson County, Virginia.

Photos

Portraits

McCarter Family


Philander C. McCarter
Grayson Co., VA (1855)


Thurza Williams McCarter
Grayson Co., VA (1855)


Andrew Cole McCarter
Washington Co., VA (1900)


Hugh Franklin McCarter
Camas Co., ID (1885)


James P. McCarter
Orange Co., CA (1910)


Sarah McCarter Graybeal
Tazewell Co., VA (1890)


George Crogein McCarter
Miami Co., KS (1910)

 

Pugh Family


Rosa Pugh Senter
Grayson Co., VA (1920)


Robert and James Pugh
DeKalb Co., MO (1905)

Senter Family


Anna Senter Young
Grayson Co., VA (1900)


Calvin Halbert Senter
Grayson Co., VA (1900)


Clara Senter Halsey
Noble Co., OK (1910)


Mary Senter McCarter
Camas Co., ID (1885)


Minnie Senter Copenhaver
Grayson Co., VA (1890)


Who are these
Virginia Senters?

Graves




Philander McCarter
Thomas Family Cemetery
Ashe Co., North Carolina



Thurza Williams McCarter
McCarter Family Cemetery
Smyth County, Virginia


Levi Hickman McCarter
McCarter Family Cemetery
Smyth County, Virginia


Martin V. B. McCarter
Francis Cornett Cemetery
Jerusalem Church Cem.
Grayson County, Virginia


Catherine McC. Cornett
Forest Methodist Church
Grayson County, Virginia


Andrew Cole McCarter
Lebanon Church Cemetery
Washington Co., Virginia


William A. McCarter
Good Shepherd Cemetery
Orange County, California


Hugh Franklin McCarter
Morris Hill Cemetery
Ada County, Idaho


James P. McCarter
Good Shepherd Cemetery
Orange County, California


Sarah McCarter Graybeal
Graybeal Cemetery
Tazewell County, Virginia


Family of Drury Senter
Senter Family Cemetery
Grayson County, Virginia

Records

Census Records

Family in the U.S. Census

1800 James McCarter Household in New York City

1810 James McCarter Household in New York City

1840 Philander McCarter Household in Grayson County, Virginia

1850 Philander McCarter Household in Grayson County, Virginia

1860 Philander McCarter Household in Grayson County, Virginia

1870 Thurza McCarter Household in Ashe County, North Carolina

1880 Thurza McCarter Household in Ashe County, North Carolina

All McCarters in the U.S. Census

1790 1800 1810 1820 1830 1840

Legal Records

1803 Mary Fenton and James McCarter Bastardy Case in New York City

1804 Margaret Fenton Petitions for an Insolvent Mary in New York City

1805 Mary Fenton Tried for Perjury in New York City

Marriage Records

1832 Thurza Williams and Philander McCarter in Smyth County, Virginia

Military Records

1862 Civil War Records of Calvin H. Senter of Grayson County, Virginia

School Records

1911 School Records of Kate R. McCarter of Blaine County, Idaho

Property Records

McCarter Brothers in Early New York City Directories

1800 Mortgage to James and Elizabeth McCarter in NYC

1813 Mortgage to James McCarter in New York City

1814 Sheriff's Sale of James McCarter Property in NYC

1819 Elizabeth McCarter Deed to Thomas Allen in NYC

1819 Elizabeth McCarter Deed to William Ross in NYC

1833 Arthur McCarter Deed to Henry Gratacap in NYC

1806-1822 Property of David Pugh in Virginia and Tennessee

1832-1870 Property of Philander McCarter in Grayson Co., Virginia

1841-1845 Property of Drury Senter in Grayson County, Virginia

1860-1890 Property of Calvin Senter Grayson County, Virginia

1877 Deed to G. C. and H. F. McCarter in Grayson County, Virginia

1886 Deed to H. F. McCarter Homestead in Camas County, Idaho

1889 Deed to George C. McCarter in Grayson County, Virginia

Death Records

Obituaries

1855 Drury Senter of Grayson County, Virginia

1893 Martin Van Buren McCarter of Grayson County, Virginia

1908 Levi Hickman McCarter of Smyth County, Virginia

1911 Andrew Cole McCarter of Washington County, Virginia

1916 George Crogein McCarter of Miami County, Kansas

1918 Sarah Caroline McCarter Graybeal of Tazewell County, Virginia

1920 James P. McCarter of Orange County, California

1926 Hugh Franklin McCarter of Camas County, Idaho

1928 Nancy Celia Carter McCarter of Miami County, Kansas

Wills and Probate Records

1818 James McCarter of New York City

1852 Drury Senter of Grayson County, Virginia

1853 Elizabeth (Paulding) Bertine McCarter of NYC

1870 Philander McCarter of Ashe Co., North Carolina

1910 Calvin Halbert Senter of Grayson County, Virginia

1912 William A. McCarter of Orange County, California

1920 Rosa Pugh Senter of Grayson County, Virginia

1926 Hugh Franklin McCarter of Camas County, Idaho