Joseph Carter, Jr (1733-1814), Bedford County, VA


The Family Group for Joseph Carter, Jr, son of Joseph Carter (Middlesex and Spotsylvania Counties, VA) and Catherine Ammon.

Joseph Carter, Jr

Ammon Carter, born around 1765, married Mary (Polly) Burnett (sister of Williamson Burnett)

Priscilla Carter, married Williamson Burnett 15 March 1792

Mary (Polly) Carter, married Josiah McKinney, 1 January 1789

Nancy, married Thomas Phelps



Deed Book 12, Page 253. Bedford County, Virginia

This Indenture made this 30th day of April Eighteen Hundred and Seven between Benjamin Hail and Susanah his wife of the County of Bedford of the one part and Joseph Carter of the said County of Bedford of the other part.

Wittnessed that the said Benjamin Hail and Susanah his wife for and in consideration of the sum of lawful money of Virginia the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged hath granted bargained and sold and by these presents doth sale and confirm unto the said Joseph Carter one certain tract of land lying and being in the County of Bedford and on both sides of Craddock Creek and bounded as followeth (viz) Begining at a pine in Stephen Hails land line North 13 degrees West 131 poles to pointers. North 341/2 degrees east 118 poles to pointers North 54 degrees East 28 poles to a black oak in Woodcock’s line thence with it south 40 degrees East 60 poles to a cove thence up the cove South 25 degrees East 351/2 poles to a box oak in the Woodcock’s and Nicholl’s line. South 60 degrees West 19 poles to a pine stump South 2 degrees West 121 poles to a white oak in Hail’s and Nicholl’s line. South 70 degrees West 20 poles to a white oak. West 48 poles to a beach on creek. North 73 degrees West 38 poles to the first station. Containing One Hundred and Sixty 3/4 acres (be the same more or less) to have and to hold the said land and premises with all appertainances there unto belonging and the said Benjamin and Susanah his wife doth for themselves their heirs do agree to and with the said Carter to warrant and defend the wright and title of the said land and premises unto him the said Joseph Carter his heirs or assigns forever from the claim or claims of all persons whatever. In testimony whereof we have here unto set our hands and seals this day above and date above written.
Benjamin Hail
Sukey Hail

At a Court held for Bedford County at the Courthouse the 28th Day of September 1807. This indenture of bargain and sale between Benjamin Hail and Sukey his wife the said Sukey being first privitely examined according to law voluntairly relinquished and her right of dower in and to the land and premises conveyed by this indenture which is ordered to be recorded.
J. Steptoe CBC

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