Thursday, September 11, 2014

Agnes Coursey Carter 1811-1882 #52Ancestors #27

Agnes Coursey is believed to be the daughter of Charles and Isabella Anderson Coursey. She was born January 13, 1811 in South Carolina.

Agnes married Samuel M Carter, either in South Carolina or Georgia. Their first child, William J, was born 1836 in Georgia. Other children were Isabella born 1838, James H in 1840, Samuel M in 1842, Mary A in 1844, Thomas Kendrell in 1845, Amanda in 1847, and Hiram in 1850.
There is a Samuel Carter in DeKalb County in 1840, and the family is found there in 1850.

In 1860, the family is found in Stones District, Fulton County. By 1870, the family had moved to Haralson County where Agnes and Samuel would live the rest of their lives.

Agnes died at the age of 71 on August 15, 1882, and Samuel died in November of 1882. They are buried near their daughter Amanda Carter Brooks in the Brooks Cemetery, Haralson County, Georgia.

Photo by Stacey Bland on Used with permission