New DNA Project Discovery

The DNA project has discovered the family of Joshua Carter’s son John Carter and wife Nancy of Hamilton County mentioned in the deed for the sale of Joshua Carter’s property following his death in 1831. Larry Carter has a match with a descendant of John and Nancy’s...

DNA Success Stories

My idea to expand the Carter DNA project beyond my close cousins that are actively researching our Carter family came about from two early successes that were only possible because of DNA matching.  Both involve Children of William Carter (Joshua, Joseph Carter...

The Children of Joshua Carter

In A Quaker Migration to Southwestern Ohio, Jack Hutchinson list’s the children of Joshua Carter and his first wife as Samuel Carter (c.1802 – ? ), Sarah Carter (c. 1805 – c. 1835) and Fenton Carter (? – deceased by May 1831). He also notes that...

About Joshua Carter’s First Wife

When Joseph and Mary Carter prepared to move the family to Washington County, Pennsylvania in October of 1787, their son Joshua Carter, who was 27 and single, prepared to go with them. He had submitted a request for a Certificate of Removal from the Mount Holly...

Josiah Carter (30 Nov. 1792-3 Jan. 1842)

When cousin Becky Griffith’s (NS Fenton Carter FG) aunt passed away, Becky was given some of her personal belongings. In one of the boxes, she discovered a notebook of Chance Family reunions that dated back to 1933. Mira Chance was the wife of Daniel Collins Carter,...