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Robert Harris McCarter

Male 1793 - 1852  (59 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Robert Harris McCarter was born in 1793 (son of John McCarter and Agnes Harris); died in 1852 in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey.

    Notes:

    County clerk of Morris; later Judge of the Common Pleas, and in 1828 an elector for Andrew Jackson. At his death he was judge of the Court of Errors.

    Family/Spouse: Eliza Nesbitt. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Thomas Nesbitt McCarter was born on 31 Jan 1824 in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey; died on 11 Jan 1901; was buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, Essex, New Jersey.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  John McCarter was born in in Donegal, Ireland; died in 1807.

    Notes:

    Came to America in 1773 or 1774; arrived at Philadelphia, described as a "single person, Protestant parents, County of Donegal, Ireland." Toward the end of his life he was clerk of Morris county, New Jersey.

    According to the 1881 History of Sussex and Warren Counties, New Jersey (citation details below), he was from Londonderry, he served as "commissary of hides and leathers in Col. Wind's regiment" during the Revolution, he contributed "many articles to the newspapers in support of Mr. Jefferson" under the byline "Old Man of the Mountain," and he was at various times county clerk, surrogate, and a member of the New Jersey legislature.

    John married Agnes Harris. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Agnes Harris (daughter of George Harris).
    Children:
    1. 1. Robert Harris McCarter was born in 1793; died in 1852 in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey.


Generation: 3

  1. 6.  George Harris was born in in of New Windsor, Orange, New York.
    Children:
    1. 3. Agnes Harris