Flourished: 1834 Menard County, Illinois
Alternate name: Gipson
In 1834, Carter lived in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become Menard County. By 1837, he had moved to Cass County.
Election Returns for the New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Illinois Public Domain Land Tract Sales, Cass County, 68:170, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; History of Cass County, Illinois, 41; U.S. Census Office, Sixth Census of the United States (1840), Cass County, IL, 28.