Carter, Robert

Died: 1866-03-26

Flourished: 1834 Menard County, Illinois

By 1830, Carter had emigrated from Kentucky to settle in an area of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become Menard County. He and his wife, Ellen, raised eight children and lived near Petersburg for the remainder of their lives.

Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 289, 694.