West Virginia Pioneers

Cordelia Adaline Carter

Female 1850 - 1916  (~ 65 years)


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  • Name Cordelia Adaline Carter 
    Nickname Delia 
    Born Mar 1850  Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 1916  [2
    Person ID I86819  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 28 Apr 2014 

    Father John H Carter,   b. CA 1826, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1885, Braxton County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Margaret Adaline Fox,   b. CA 1827, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 Oct 1847  Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 

    • Marriage Record
      Date: 10/21/1847
      Place: Lewis, VA
      John H Carter
      Name: Margaret Adaline Fox

      1850 Jackson, VA Aug 5
      John M Carter 25 VA
      Margaret N 23 VA
      Seutra 2 f VA
      Cordelia 1/12 VA

      1860 Jackson, VA all born VA
      John H Carter 34
      Mary A 33
      S E 11 f
      Cordelia A 10
      Nancy J 7
      Theodore M 4
      Wm L Jr 2
      Infant female 4/12
      Wm 63
      [next is Wm L Carter 37 & family]

      1880 Birch, Braxton, WV [Not sure this is the right family. Wm is too young and where did Jeff come from ?????]
      Carter, John H 54 VAVAVA
      Margaret A 53 VAVAVA
      Jefferson L 21 son VAVAVA
      William H 19 son VAVAVA
      John L 17 son WV VAVA
      Benjamin E 11 son WV VAVA
    Family ID F26730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Elliot Schoolcraft,   b. CA 1858, Gilmer County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1932, Boone County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 5 Jun 1879  Braxton County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 


    • Marriage Record
      Date: 6/5/1879
      Place: BraxtonCo, WV
      Jas E Schoolcraft, 20, Gilmer, Calhoun
      Cordelia M Carter, 26, Lewis, Braxton

      1880 Birch, Braxton, WV June 16, 1880
      Schoolcraft, James 21 VA VA VA
      Cordelia 27 wife VA VA VA
      America 9 da WV VA VA
      Emma A 11/12 July da WV VA VA [Is this Alice or another child??]

      1900 Geary, Roane, WV # 158-159 June 14
      Schoolcraft, James 3/1859 41 m 22y WV WV WV
      Delia 3/1850 50 m 22y 9-8 children WV WV WV
      Mintie da 5/1885 15 s WVWVWV
      Lula da 3/1887 13 s WVWVWV
      Okey A son 1/1890 10 s WVWVWV
      Jefferson son 9/1892 7 WVWVWV

      1900 Washington, Calhoun, WV all born WV WVWV [page before 6/21, page after 6/25]]
      Harris, Grant 6/1870 m 9y
      America wife 2/1871 m 9y 4-4 children
      Lilly M da 5/1892
      Cordelia A da 6/1895
      Bertha J da 4/1897
      Homer son 5/1900
      Schoolcraft, Cordelia mil 2/1855 m 31y 4-4 children
      Lulu sil 3/1887


      Findagrave.com
      James Elliot Schoolcraft
      Birth: Mar. 9, 1855
      Gilmer County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: Nov. 22, 1932
      Boone County
      West Virginia, USA

      "To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root."

      A son of Samuel Schoolcraft and Mary McCune. He married Cordelia Carter on June 5, 1879 in Braxton County, West Virginia. James married his second wife, Martha Inman, on May 10, 1919.

      Family links:
      Spouses:
      Martha Elizabeth Iman Schoolcraft (1876 - 1955)
      Cordelia Adaline Carter Schoolcraft (1850 - 1916)*

      Children:
      Alice J. Schoolcraft Noe (1880 - 1948)*
      Lula Ann Schoolcraft Willard (1885 - 1963)*
      Mintie Katherine Schoolcraft Bragg (1886 - 1966)*
      Jeff Schoolcraft (1894 - 1939)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Hendricks Family Cemetery
      Orgas
      Boone County
      West Virginia, USA

      Created by: Lula Willard Keefer
      Record added: Oct 26, 2012
      Find A Grave Memorial# 99609644

      Cordelia Adaline Carter Schoolcraft
      Birth: Jul., 1850
      Lewis County
      West Virginia, USA
      Death: 1916
      West Virginia, USA

      "To forget one's ancestors is to be a brook without a source, a tree without a root."

      A daughter of John Henry Carter and Margaret Adaline Fox Carter. She married James Elliott Schoolcraft on June 5, 1879 in Braxton County, West Virginia.

      Family links:
      Spouse:
      James Elliot Schoolcraft (1855 - 1932)

      Children:
      Alice J. Schoolcraft Noe (1880 - 1948)*
      Lula Ann Schoolcraft Willard (1885 - 1963)*
      Mintie Katherine Schoolcraft Bragg (1886 - 1966)*
      Jeff Schoolcraft (1894 - 1939)*

      *Calculated relationship

      Burial:
      Unknown

      Created by: Lula Willard Keefer
      Record added: Apr 18, 2014
      Find A Grave Memorial# 128149663
    Children 
     1. Alice Schoolcraft,   b. 24 Apr 1880, Braxton County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1948, Roane County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Mintie Katherine Schoolcraft,   b. May 1885, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966  (Age ~ 80 years)
     3. Lula Ann Schoolcraft,   b. Mar 1887, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age ~ 75 years)
     4. Okey A Schoolcraft,   b. Jan 1890, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Jefferson Schoolcraft,   b. Sep 1892, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age ~ 46 years)
    Family ID F22421  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
     1. America Schoolcraft,   b. CA 1871, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F26732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1850 - Lewis County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Jun 1879 - Braxton County, West Virginia, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

    2. [S898] Gravestone or Memorial posted on Findagrave.com.

    3. [S73] Marriage Records, Lewis Co, WV.