Edward Samuel Carter
- Born: 21 Oct 1813, Buncombe Co. NC
- Marriage: Rebecca Burleson
- Died: 5 Jan 1893, Madison Co., NC at age 79
- Buried: Carter Cemetery, California Creek, Madison Co., NC
The 1850 Federal Census for North Carolina, Yancey Co., page 470A records Edward (37-NC/Farmer) and Rebecca (37-NC) Carter with children Jasper N. (15), Solomon M. (12), Washington S. (4), John T. (1), Mary M. (9), and Nancy M. (5). Next door is Stephen (34-NC/Cabinet Maker) and Cynthia (40-SC) Carter with children William G. (4), Joseph L. (2), Sarah (10), and Elizabeth (7). Edward and Stephen are probably brothers.
The 1860 Federal Census for North Carolina, Madison Co., Township #5, Ivy P.O., page 452B records Edward S. (47) and Rebecca (46) Carter with children Jasper N. (23), Pollie M. (18), Nancy M. (16), William [Washington] L. (14), John L. (11), Hiram L. (8), and Thomas C. (4).
The 1870 Federal Census for North Carolina, Madison Co., Township #5, Ivy P.O., page 452A records Edward S. (57) and Rebecca (57) Carter with children Lafayette (24), John (21), Eliza (17), and Thomas (14).
The 1880 Federal Census for North Carolina, Madison Co., Township #5, West Fork of Ivy, District 127, page 80B records Edward S. (67) and Rebecca (67) Carter with son Thomas C. (22).
Edward married Rebecca Burleson. (Rebecca Burleson was born circa 1812 in North Carolina and died on 11 Feb 1896 in Madison Co., NC.)