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Edward William Carter[1, 2, 3]

Male 1862 - Abt 1935  (73 years)


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  • Name Edward William Carter 
    Born 1862  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigrated 1868 
    to America 
    Occupation Bridge tender for Gray's Ferry Bridge  [8
    Occupation 1880  [4
    Worked in Cotton Mill 
    Died Abt 1935  [9
    Buried Arlington Cemetery, Upper Darby, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I105  Main
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2008 

    Father Joseph McCarter,   b. Abt 1818, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Ann,   b. Abt 1832, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F1223  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennie Benson,   b. 1865, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1967  (Age 102 years) 
    Married 15 Jul 1885  1906 Pine St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
     1. Joseph Carter,   b. 1890, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Esther "Essie" Carter,   b. 1891, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Jennie Carter,   b. 1895, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Evelyn B. Carter,   b. 1898, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1975, Sharon Hill, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Martha Carter,   b. 1899, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1915  (Age 16 years)
     6. Edna Carter,   b. 1901, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Edward William Carter, Jr.,   b. 1905, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1964, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Documents
    Carter - Benson Marriage Certificate
    Carter - Benson Marriage Certificate
    15 Jul 1885. Edward William Carter and Jennie Benson, 1906 Pine St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2006 
    Family ID F75  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1862 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 15 Jul 1885 - 1906 Pine St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Arlington Cemetery, Upper Darby, PA Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    Joseph McCarter and family, immigration record. Arrival Date: 	1 Jun 1868, New York. Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Place of Origin: Ireland
Ethnicity/Race/Nationality:Irish
Ship Name: Cynosure
    Joseph McCarter and family, immigration record. Arrival Date: 1 Jun 1868, New York. Port of Departure: Liverpool, England Place of Origin: Ireland Ethnicity/Race/Nationality:Irish Ship Name: Cynosure

  • Notes 
    • Immigrated to America in 1868, Electrician

      Original name was McCarter - changed in USA. [12, 13]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] JSH Feb 13 2003 gedcom, John S. Howell, Jr.

    2. [S6] Jane Carter, (Interviews and family photos).

    3. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (http://www.jhowell.com/ jhowell@jhowell.com).

    4. [S671] 1880 U.S. Census, Philadelphia, PA page 10, district 127, 5 Bowery Place, age 17 (Reliability: 0).

    5. [S690] 1870 U.S. Census, age 7, Implies b. bet. 7 Jun 1863 - 6 Jun 1864, Philadelphia Co., Ward 8, Dist 22. (Reliability: 0).
      Enumerated 6 June 1870
      Joseph McCarter age 51, Baker, Ireland, Right to vote denied or abridged on other grounds than rebellion or other crime.
      Ann, age 37, Keeping house, Ireland
      Martha, age 13, Ireland
      Henry, age 10, Ireland
      Edward, age 7, Ireland
      Emily, age 5, Ireland

      http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=View&r=an&dbid=7163&iid=PAM593_1393-0030

    6. [S826] 1920 US Census, Age 57 implies b. 1862-1863. (Reliability: 0).
      1252 South 33rd St., Philadelphia, PA, 36th Ward, Enumeration District 1291 Sheet 3B. Enumerated Jan 21, 1920

      Edward Carter, Head, age 57, Immigrated in 1876, Naturalized  in 1895(?), born Ireland, both parents born Ireland, Bridge operator.
      Jennie, wife, age 55, born Pennsylvania, both parents born Ireland, at home
      Ester, daughter, age 28, Clerk, Parish work
      Jennie, daughter, age 26, Bookbinder, Publisher
      Evelyn, daughter, age 24, Operator, Telephone Co.
      Martha, daughter, age 20, Clerk, Parish work
      Edna, daughter, age 18, Operator for Telephone Co.
      Edward, son, age 14, attending school

      http://www.ancestry.com/search/io/browse.aspx?c=3&state=Pennsylvania&county=Philadelphia&township=Philadelphia&ed=1291&roll=T625_1638&STAbrv=PA&startimg=1098&endimg=1125&rp=1103&hash=394602087&width=2413&height=1853&levels=5&colorspace=Grayscale

    7. [S864] 1900 U.S. Census, b.1862 (Reliability: 0).

    8. [S6] Jane Carter, (Interviews and family photos), 2003 interview. (Reliability: 0).

    9. [S6] Jane Carter, (Interviews and family photos), 5 sep 2003 (Reliability: 0).

    10. [S8] WR Boyer, 6 sep 2003 (Reliability: 0).

    11. [S1384] Marriage Certificate - Carter-Benson, (Photo of certificate on file), "15 July 1885, Edward William Carter and Jennie Benson, 1906 Pine St., Philadelphia, PA" (Reliability: 0).

    12. [S864] 1900 U.S. Census, electrician (Reliability: 0).

    13. [S864] 1900 U.S. Census, Immigrated to America in 1868 (Reliability: 0).