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Thomas Carter

Male about 1588 - 1652  (~ 64 years)


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  • Name Thomas Carter 
    Born about 1588 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Blacksmith 
    Will WILL: 05 MAY 1650, Charlestown, MA [S127]
    "The last will and Testament of Thomas Cartar of Charlestown made the
    fifth day of the third month A thousand six hundred and fifty
    I Thomas Cartar weak in body but whole in my understanding and memory
    do make here my last will and testament in menner and forme following
    imprimis I comitt ... my soule unto God ... I comitt my Body to be
    decently buried And for my outward estate I due dispose of it to be
    disposed of as followeth.
    I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Mary Carter my now dwelling
    house with the garden ground the Barne, and the five acres of Land
    which lies in the feild behind and above my house, with all my
    househould stuffe; alsoe two Cowes and three Cows Commons and a
    quarter alsoe halfe the Evry of all my ground and she to have all this
    as long as she lives; she each year fynding and allowing halfe the ear
    corn for all the ground. I give and bequeath unto my eldest son Thomas
    Cartar after my wives decease my now dwelling hous garden and barne
    with the five Akers I bought of my son Samuell, and the three cows
    commons and a quarter And a Cow hay Lott lying without the Noll (by
    Ralph Mousalls Land) wch was given me in the divident, Also the
    Dwelling hous that Thomas Cartar my son now dwells in; Only out of
    this house I will and bequeath to my son Samuell Cartar to bee payd
    him by my son Thomas Cartar ten pounds Also I give and bequeath unto
    my two sons Samuell and Joseph the twoo Akers of ground that lies on
    mistick Syde ... to be equally divided amonst them, and to be theirs
    wthin a month after my decease. I also give unto my son Samuell Cartar
    after my wives decease on of my hay Lotts without the Neck, wch I
    bought of goodman Potter.
    I also give and bequeath after my wives decease unto my son Joseph
    Cartar three Akers of Land lying at moltons poynt bought of Mikel
    Bastoe Also a hay Lott bought of mr Lyn without the necke, alsoe one
    cows Coman.
    I bequeath and give after my wives decease unto my son John Cartar A
    cow and three heifers.
    I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Brinsmead, and unto my
    daughter Hanna Gre-- [Green] four akers of land lying nere in Bunkers
    within the Neck and my will is that to this foure Akers there shall be
    added as much out of my houshould goods as shall make them up to be
    worth twenty pounds but this to be theirs after my wives decease.
    I alsoe give an dbequeath after my wives decease, unto my beloved
    grand-children Caleb Cartar, Joseph Cartar, John Green, and John
    Brinsmead, A hous and the Ground belonging to it wch is about an Aker,
    wch Land and the ould hous I bought of goodman Robinson, and a new
    hous to be sett upon the garden platt where the ould house stands
    which I give amongst the four children aforenamed to be theirs
    forever.
    witneses the marke of William Dad Thomas Cartar.
    John Green John Fuller.
    Alsoe for the scotchman my will is that he shal be sould to mr Russel
    upon resonable agreement and upon his good demeanor I do give him
    three quarters of a year of the time he is to serve.
    And I ordain my eldest son to be my executor of this my
    Last Will and Testament
    A true record
    Attest W.E. Rogers Register."
    (Middlesex Probate, 28:20) 
    Died between 5 May 1652 and 25 June 1652  Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Thomas’ will, dated 5 May 1650, inventory 25 Jun 1652, named wife Mary; eldest son Thomas; other sons Samuel, Joseph, and John; daughters Mary and Hannah; grandsons Caleb Carter, Joseph Carter, John Brinsmead, and John Green. A servant, Mathew the Scotchman, was named on his list of assets.
    Person ID I89377  Schirado
    Last Modified 7 July 2012 

    Family/Spouse Mary,   d. 6 March 1664/5, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Joseph Carter,   b. about 1605, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 December 1676, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
    +2. Thomas Carter,   b. about 1606,   d. 30 December 1694, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 88 years)
    +3. Samuel Carter,   b. about 1616,   d. 29 August 1681, Charlestown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +4. Capt. John Carter,   b. about 1617,   d. 14 September 1692, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years)
    +5. Mary Carter,   b. about 1618,   d. about 1673  (Age ~ 55 years)
    +6. Hannah Carter,   b. about 1620,   d. 1658  (Age ~ 38 years)
    Family ID F58922  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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