Carter, a Genealogy of the Descendants of Samuel and Thomas, Sons of Rev. Samuel Carter: 1640-1886 : a Contribution to the History of the First Carters of Lancaster, Lunenburg and Leominster, Massachusetts

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Printed [for the Carter Association] by W.J. Coulter, 1887 - Massachusetts - 272 pages
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Page 12 - ... minister in order to ordanation in dew time ockt: 21 : 1692 At the same meeting the town did agree to giue mr Carter for this prasant yere the som of sixty pounds in manar as foloweth one fourth money the other part in corn and prouisione at town pryse to be payed the one half by the first of march and before as he needeth it and the other half by the 16. of saptem naxt insewing after the dat hereof ockt 2 : 1692 Mr.
Page 12 - Rateabl astats acording to law the same day the maiger part of the town did by uoat daclare that thay ware wiling for mr carter to com forth with to be our satled minister in order to ordanation in dew time ockt: 21: 1692 at the same meeting the town did agree to giue mr Carter for this prasant yere the som of sixty pounds in manar as foloweth one fourth money the other part in corn and prouisione at town pryse to be payed the one half by the first of march and before as he needeth...
Page 15 - Carter. He was assigned to a garrison on George Hill, with his brothersin-law, Lieutenant Nathaniel and Ephraim Wilder, Thomas Ross, and his brother, John Carter, and lost...
Page 13 - Mousall, jr., in 1702. Soon after this date, Capt. Parker having died in 1701, she became the third wife of John Kendall.
Page 9 - Their special characteristics were love of their kind — fidelity in the marriage relation, and a cheerful recognition of the Divine command to "multiply and replenish the earth." The early records show them to have been prominent in all matters of public interest — the division of land and laying out of roads, building of churches and establishment of schools were entrusted to them.
Page 12 - ... 1692 Mr. Carter removed to Groton soon after receiving this call, but did not remain long over his pastoral charge, as he died in the autumn of 1693. According to papers on file in the Middlesex Probate Office at East Cambridge, administration on his estate was granted on October 30, 1693; and in the inventory of his property, dated a few days previously, on October 17, he is spoken of as Mr. Samuel Carter, late of Groton, deceased. Among the items is'"Bookes...
Page 13 - Long, who long continued with him till about the golden period of wedded life, he married Eunice Carter, formerly Brooks, the widow of Samuel Carter, son of Rev. Thomas Carter, of Woburn. This fact is developed by a clause in the will of Sarah Mousal, her relative, widow of John Mousal, Jr., in 1702. Soon after this date, Capt. Parker having died in 1701, she became the third wife...
Page 11 - A deed dated April 30, 1688, from Henry Kerley, then of Marlborough, to Samuel Carter of Woburn " clerk " transfers " the 6th house lott and three quarters of the 7th house lott," in all thirty-five acres. Also "40 acres of Land Granted to Mr Samuel Carter Mr Samuel Carter hath fourty acres of Land Laid out to him which was a proper Gift of the town Lying at the east end of sum Second deuision Land of John farrahs now in the possession of Mr.
Page 55 - July 9, 1740, he was chosen one of the selectmen, and at the second, Dec. 15, 1740, when it was voted "to build a meeting-house the next year," he was one of a committee of three " to see that the work was done.
Page 12 - History of Woburn"). We find in "Annals of Lancaster, Massachusetts," record of seventy-five acres of land deeded to him. This land was on George Hill, and was occupied by Mr. Carter's descendants for several generations. He preached at Lancaster between 1681 and 1688, and probably resided there for a time. The births of his nine children are recorded in the Woburn town records. From "Groton Historical Series,

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