Solomon Marion Carter
- Born: 2 Jan 1838, North Carolina
- Marriage: Mary (Pollie) Ramsey on 27 Sep 1859 in Madison Co., NC
- Died: 3 Apr 1910, Madison Co., NC at age 72
see general notes on his father, Edward S. Carter, for 1850 census facts.
The 1860 Federal Census for North Carolina, Madison Co., Township #5, Ivy P.O., page 452B records Solomon (22) and Polilie (26) Carter (indexed as Cartis at ancestry.com). A few doors away is Edward S. Carter (47) and family. This is Solomon's family.
Solomon W. Carter enlisted in Company B, 16th Infantry Regiment North Carolina as a Lieutenant 1st Class on April 29, 1861 at the age of 24. He was immediatly promoted to Full Lieutenant 1st Class on 29 April 1861. On April 26, 1862 he was promoted to Full Captain on 26 April 1862. He was wounded on May 3, 1863 at Chancellorsville, VA and absent wounded until November 5, 1863 then dropped from the rolls on November 5, 1863.
The 1870 Federal Census for North Carolina, Madison Co., Township #5, Ivy P.O., page 452B records Solomon (31) and Pollie (35) Carter (indexed as Caster at ancestry.com) with siblings Laura (10), James (9), Douglas (7), Matilda (5), Lester (4), Lee (2), and Corah (1). Next door is Jasper N. Carter (33) and family ... Solomon's brother.
see notes on son Jasper Douglas Carter for 1880 census facts (Solomon is just 2 pages over in the census record from his father and brother, Jasper Carter).
The 1900 Federal Census for North Carolina, Madison Co., Township #5, West Fork of Ivy, District 78, page 93B records Salemon [Solomon] (Jan 1836) and Polly (Dec 1832) Carter with children James (March 1861), Etter (May 1870), and Tilden J. (Nov 1875-Physician).
Solomon married Mary (Pollie) Ramsey on 27 Sep 1859 in Madison Co., NC. (Mary (Pollie) Ramsey was born in Dec 1832 in North Carolina and died after 1900 in Madison Co., NC.)
North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868 Record
Groom: Soloman M Carter
Bride: Mary Ramsey
Bond Date: 14 Sep 1858
Bond #: 000078406
Marriage Date: 27 Sep 1859
Level Info: North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868
Record #: 01 001
Bondsman: G. D. Ray
Witness: John P. Young
Performed By: L. W. Sams, Minister of the Gospel