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  James River Plantations: Shirley Plantation - Between Richmond and Williamsburg
Shirley Plantation, granted to Edward Hill in 1660, features the pineapple (the Colonial symbol of hospitality) in the hand-carved woodwork in the house, and as a three-foot finial on the peak of the roof.
Anne Hill Carter, wife of Henry Light-Horse Harry Lee, of Stratford and mother of Gen. Robert E. Lee, was born at Shirley.
The present mansion was begun in 1723 by Edward Hill III, a member of the house of Burgesses in the Virginia Colony, for his daughter Elizabeth, who married John Carter, eldest son of King Carter.
www.jamesriverplantations.org /Shirley.html   (555 words)

 Col. John Carter
Robert: King Carter, as he was called on account of his immense possessions, resided in his family seat "Crottoman", on the Rappahanock river in Lancaster county, VA. He was rector of William and Mary College and sustained that institution in its most trying times.
A database on Rootsweb states that this John Carter was in fact the father of Col.
Charles died 1806, Shirley, VA. of "Shirley" Anne: Of "Chelsea", granddau of Sir Alexander Spottswood, governor of Virginia.
www.joepayne.org /lee.htm   (1330 words)

 Carter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carter Braxton (1736–1797), American signer of the Declaration of Independence, representative of Virginia
Edison Carter, character in the science fiction television series Max Headroom.
Zoe Carter (formerly Alex Carter) the transgendered main character of the webcomic Venus Envy
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carter   (597 words)

 Warner Broaddus' Genealogy - pafg18 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
He married Anne Hill CARTER on 18 Jun 1793 in Strafford Hall, Westmoreland, Virginia.
Anne Hill CARTER was born in Oct 1773.
Mary Anne Randolph CUSTIS was born on 1 Oct 1808.
members.cox.net /broaddus/pafg18.htm   (881 words)

 Robert Carter I - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Robert Carter also known as King Carter (1663 – August 4, 1732) was a colonist in Virginia and had become one of the wealthiest men in the colonies.
Anne Carter (1702-1745) who married Benjamin Harrison IV and died on August 12, 1745; {parents of Benjamin Harrison V and grandparents of President William Henry Harrison.}
Mary Carter (1712-1736) who married George Braxton; {parents of Carter Braxton}.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Carter_I   (388 words)

 Virginia's Past Seen in Brick and Stone - New York Times
But even among the Queen Anne houses, with their low-pitched roofs and their upstairs dormers that were stifling in summer, the American house had already evolved and was being integrated into the great mansions of Virginia's age of imitative grandeur.
As American as ingenuity, some unsung soul simply made an open corridor between two one-roomed cabins, covered it over for shade, connecting the two rooms, to let in air and have himself a place to sit in the shade, and the dog run, or possum trot central breezeway hall, was born.
The Rotunda is up the hill from the intersection of U.S. 29 and U.S. Shenandoah Valley Woodrow Wilson was born in a Greek revival town house built in 1846.
query.nytimes.com /gst/fullpage.html?res=940DEEDF1430F935A35752C1A96E948260&sec=travel&pagewanted=print   (3620 words)

Then of course there is the story of Anne Hill Carter Lee who was supposedly died once but was actually buried twice.
The fact was that she was still alive and the third day after Anne was declared dead, she awoke from her trance.
Robert is one of four children who survived the illness of their mother but one of Anne's children did not live to see the second born.
dana.ucc.nau.edu /hmb32/ESSAY5.htm   (712 words)

 War between the States - Robert E. Lee
Seventy five years after the birth of George Washington, Robert Edward, the fourth son of General Henry Lee and Anne Hill Carter was born at Stratford, Westmoreland County, Virginia on the January 19, 1807.
This lovely woman, was the daughter of Charles Carter of Shirley Plantation, who resided in his grand old mansion on the banks of the James River, some twenty miles below Richmond, then as now, the seat of an open, profuse, and refined hospitality and is still in the possession of the Carters.
Henry Lee's mother was Anne Moore and her grandmother a daughter of Alexander Spottswood, the soldier who fought with Marlborough at Blenheim and was afterward sent to Virginia as Governor in 1710 and whose descent can be traced in a direct line from King Robert the Bruce of Scotland.
www.electricscotland.com /history/america/civilwar/cw4.htm   (871 words)

 NIAHD Journals
When John Carter died in 1742, his wife Elizabeth continued to live in Shirley until her death in 1771 and the house went to her son Charles Carter, who redecorated the house completely in 18 months.
The ownership of the house passed to Hill Carter, the son of Robert Carter, however since Hill was very young, his (wastrel) Uncle William was assisting him- to cover the house's large debts and extravagant lifestyle, auctioning furniture and selling the lead roof for ammunition in the War of 1812.
The foibles of the Carter and Hill families also exhibit how interconnected the great planter families of Virginia were, marrying in order to strengthen the ties of 'lordship' even further.
www.wm.edu /niahd/journals/index.php?browse=entry&id=488   (1306 words)

 The Carter Family
1773 Anne Hill Carter, daughter to Charles and Anne Carter, was born at Shirley Plantation.
The estate was originally within the 12,285 acre Broad Run Tract, patented in 1724 by King Carter in the names of his sons, John (1690-1742) and Charles (1707-1764) and the portion that descended from John to Charles of Shirley.
Charles B. Carter who had Mt. Atlas as a home but a short while, was a son of Charles Carter (1733-1806) of Shirley and a brother of Edward Carter of Cloverland.
www.shirleyassociation.com /OldShirleySite/carter_family.htm   (875 words)

 Virginia: the Old Dominion eBook
Carter, Anne Hill, of Shirley, wife of “Light Horse Harry” Lee and
Carter, John, son of “King” Carter of Corotoman, was secretary of the
Carter, Robert, of Corotoman on the Rappahannock, one of the wealthiest
www.bookrags.com /ebooks/11731/113.html   (154 words)

 Campaign Virginia - Message from the Director
Robert E. Lee's mother, Anne Hill Carter, was born on Shirley Plantation and Lee himself spent much of his boyhood on the grounds.
The Carter Family who has occupied the house for nine generations traces its roots to King Carter, the tobacco scion of plantation aristocracy.
The fact that King Carter's descendants will take in Yankee trash that will be sowed in the soil to preserve the remnants of that past is a paradox probably worthy of a footnote in the history books or at least deserves an additional line in the brochure for the 50,000 tourists that visit Shirley annually.
campaignva.org /news.shtml   (808 words)

 Descendants of EDWARD I OF ENGLAND
Anne De Marney, was married to Thomas Tyrell, Knt., of Heron, Esses, son and heir of John Tyrell, Knt., of Heron, by Alice, daughter and heiress of William Coggeshall, Knt., of Codham Hall.
After John Lloyd's death, Anne, his wife, continued to reside at Lloyd House, 220 North Washington Street until the early 1860's when the Civil War forced her to emigrate to Gloucester Virginia where she died on September 9, 1863, at the home of Dr. John P. Tabb after a brief illness of two days.
Anne Lee, daughter of Richard Henry Lee and Anne, his wife, was born the 1st day of December 1770 and was christened the 6th of January 1771.
www.octhouse.com /lloyd2report.html   (14491 words)

 Carter :: C : Gourt
Hazel Carter (dates unknown) American who stowed away on a ship to France during World War I to be with her husband
Carter Braxton (1736–1797), American signer of the Declaration of Independence, representative of Virginia
Carter Lee Scott (1964–1999), American rockabilly musician, most recently of Carter Lee and the Hired Guns.
reference.gourt.com /Biography/C/Carter.html   (939 words)

 Virginia Historical Markers - Virginia History
Across the hill here from east to west the Union artillery was in position in the afternoon of July 1, 1862.
D.H. Hill reported the strength of the Union position on Malvern Hill; but Lee, having cause to believe the Unionists were weakening, prepared to attack.
Hill waited with his division about a mile west of here for the sound of gunfire to the south that was his signal to move.
www.historical-markers.org /distance/index.cgi?mid=163_6398   (8465 words)

 Guide Introduction: Southern Women and Their Families in the 19th
Entries concern trips to Brook Hill, Henrico County, Eagle Point, Gloucester County, Edge Hill, Albemarle County, and Laburnum, Richmond, Virginia; to Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Germantown, King George Court House, Leesburg, Manassas, and Williamsburg, Virginia; and to Hot Springs, Virginia, New York City, and Washington, D.C. The diary also concerns William Dallas Chesterman (pp.
Section 7 consists of five items, letters, 1881-1883, written by Isobel Lamont (Stewart) Bryan (of Brook Hill, Henrico County, Virginia) to an unidentified addressee and Mary Sidney Caldwell (Scott) Bryan; invitations, 1871, to the marriage of Isobel Lamont (Stewart) Bryan and Joseph Bryan (1845-1908); and an obituary notice, 1910, of Isobel Lamont (Stewart) Bryan.
Nancy Allen, William Berlin, and Thomas Easton Gold (witnessed by James Allen and John Pierce); a lease of Maria Carter (Byrd) Nicholas to George William Allen and Neill Barnett; and a power of attorney of Maria Carter (Byrd) Nicholas to Richard Evelyn Byrd (bears affidavit of James Kerr Caskie).
www.lexisnexis.com /academic/guides/womens_studies/southern_women/swmnd1.asp   (13214 words)

 Robert E. Lee: Questions and Answers
Robert E. Lee’s mother was Ann Hill Carter (1773–1829), a daughter of one of Virginia’s most wealthy planters, Charles Carter of Shirley in Charles City County.
Ann’s grandmother Elizabeth Hill of Shirley had married John Carter III, the son and heir to most of the lands of Ann’s great-grandfather, Robert “King” Carter (1663–1732) of Corotoman.
His mother, Ann Hill Carter Lee, was responsible for the religious training of young Robert and his siblings.
www.leearchive.info /rel/index.html   (16233 words)

 Carter (surname) at AllExperts
Carter is of English origin and is an occupational name given to one who transports goods by cart or wagon.
Carter (1891–1960), American country music musician, founder of the Carter Family musical group
*Hodding Carter III (contemporary), American White House aide to President Jimmy Carter, son of Hodding Carter II Howard Carter (1874–1939), English archaeologist and Egyptologist
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ca/carter_(surname).htm   (1012 words)

 Carter at AllExperts
Carter is a common English name and can be a given name or surname.
The name is derived from the occupation carter, a person who carries things in a cart.
*Daniel Carter Beard, (1850–1941), American illustrator and naturalist, one of the founders of Boy Scouts of America
en.allexperts.com /e/c/ca/carter.htm   (633 words)

 descendants of Col. John Carter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Braxton, Carter [27355] graduate, College of William and Mary member of the House of Burgesses, 1761-1771, 1775 member of the Continental Congress, 1775-1783, 1785 signer of the Declaration of Independance b.1736, Newington VA d.1797
Carter, Elizabeth [27254] b.1689, Corotoman, Lancaster Co. VA wife of Nathaniel Burwell wife of George Nicholas d.1721
Carter, Robert II [27339] Settled at "Nomini Hall" Unsure if he is the son of E. Landon or J. Armistead
www.hdhdata.org /roots/i1280.shtml   (977 words)

 Discount Attraction Tickets in Williamsburg, Virginia
Built in 1613, Shirley is the oldest plantation in Virginia and the oldest family-owned business in North America.
General Robert E. Lee’s mother, Anne Hill Carter, was born and got married at Shirley Plantation, which also served as a Civil War field hospital for the Union Army.
Take a guided tour of this National Historic Landmark, which features original woodwork, furniture, portraits and silver, as well as a famous “flying” staircase and numerous interesting outbuildings.
www.hotelscorp.us /williamsburg/main/attractions/NationalGolf.htm   (96 words)

 **Terri-Lee CARTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Terri-Lee Carter, 14, was last seen by her older sister at their Lane Cove home on March 4, police said.
On March 12, Terri-Lee phoned her sister to say she was okay but had not been heard from since, police said.
Terri-Lee Carter was last seen by her older sister at their home in Mindarie Street, Lane Cove on Friday 4 March 2005.
www.webspawner.com /users/glittercot/terrileecarter.html   (222 words)

 NIAHD Journals
The last piece we read was Carter Hudgin’s “Robert King Carter and the Landscape of Tidewater Virginia in the Eighteenth Century.” Like our previous readings, this piece discusses outward displays of the gentry class’s wealth, prestige, and power through architecture, homes, and landscape.
Like most of the gentry of Virginia, there was intermarriage between the elite families of the Hills, Carters, Byrds, Harrisons, Lees, Washingtons, and Tylers, as well as other wealthy families.
Also concerning the Civil War, General Robert E. Lee’s mother, Anne Hill Carter was born at Shirley Plantation, and later married “Light-Horse” Harry Lee in the parlor of the mansion in 1793.
www.wm.edu /niahd/journals/?browse=entry&id=1494   (1249 words)

 Historic Richmond Foundation | News
Each polo ball will have a number that corresponds to a prize, the biggest of which is a grand prize from Schwarzschild.
Founded in 1956, HRF continues to be one of the most critical institutions in preserving Richmond’s historic architectural heritage.
Anne Hill Carter, mother of General Robert E. Lee, was born and married at Shirley.
www.historicrichmond.com /shirleyrelease.html   (760 words)

 **Melinda Anne HILL (Min)
The woman, Melinda Anne Hill — or known to her friends and family as “Min” — was last seen in the Bruce area.
She could be driving a silver-blue 1986 Mazda 626 hatchback with ACT registration YUK378.
Concerns are held for Melinda Hill’s welfare and anyone who knows her whereabouts, or has any information which may assist police in locating her, is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
www.webspawner.com /users/glittercot/melindaannehill.html   (145 words)

 Historic Garden Week in Virginia - James River Plantations Information
The present mansion was begun in 1723 when Elizabeth Hill, great-granddaughter of the first Hill, married John Carter, eldest son of Robert "King" Carter.
Completed in 1738, the mansion is largely in its original state and is owned, operated, and lived in by direct descendants of Edward Hill.
The mother of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, Anne Hill Carter, was born at Shirley and in 1793 married "Light Horse" Harry Lee in the mansion's parlor.
www.vagardenweek.org /schedule-plantations.htm   (1368 words)

Nearby is Castle Hill (1745), home of Dr. Thomas Walker, an early explorer of western Virginia and Thomas Jefferson's guardian.
Hill Carter, the 11th generation of the family, runs the working plantation.
This was the home of Anne Hill Carter, mother of Robert E. Lee.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1996/vp960929/09270087.htm   (2584 words)

 James River Landing Things To Do - Travel Guides - VirtualTourist.com
Visitors today see an 800-acre working plantation operated by the tenth and eleventh generations of the Hills and Carters, who continue this tradition of hospitality HOURS Open to the public seven days a week, 9 AM to 5 PM, last tour at 4:30 PM.
At Berkeley the date of the building, 1726, and the initials of the owners, Benjamin Harrison IV and his wife, Anne, appear in a datestone over a side door.
The early Georgian mansion is said to be the oldest 3-story brick house in Virginia that can prove its date and the first with a pediment roof.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/North_America/United_States_of_America/Virginia/James_River_Landing-887116/Things_To_Do-James_River_Landing-R-1.html   (1349 words)

 (Ann Carter - Charles I. Carter )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Annette Elizabeth Carter (4 AUG 1913 - 11 AUG 1994)
Cary Lewis Carter (1789 - 24 OCT 1876)
Charles Franklin Carter (24 NOV 1878 - 15 MAR 1894)
wwcom.net /carter/files/html/IND0015.html   (68 words)

 Press Room Attractions Fact Sheet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
World famous flying staircase in main house and Queen Anne Forecourt are unique to this country.
Home and marriage site of Anne Hill Carter, mother of Robert E. Lee.
Set along a scenic ridge, this outstanding new course features genlty rolling hills, large undulating greens, pristine lakes and beautiful panoramic views.
www.visitwilliamsburg.com /press_room_slide_descriptions.htm   (1392 words)

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