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George Carter Collection

 Collection — Box: 31
Identifier: SC-355

Scope and Contents

The largest item in the collection is a typescript of "Some biographical sketches of the Life of George Carter of Clinton County, Ohio, Written by Himself, and an Account of Some Travels in the Work of the Gospel Ministry by George Carter." Also included are genealogical compilations on the Carter family of Orange County, North Carolina; the Coggeshall family of Wayne and Grant counties, Indiana; and the Stauffer family of Pennsylvania, OHio, and Indiana.


  • 1670-1922
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1804-1922
  • Other: Date acquired: 00/00/2012

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Biographical or Historical Information

George Carter (1782-1869) was a native of Orange County, North Carolina, and married Miriam Wilson in 1804. They moved to Clinton County, Ohio, in 1811. George Carter was a recorded minister among Orthodox Friends and served as clerk of Indiana Yearly Meeting in 1822. Earl L. Carter, son of Joseph and Delia (Coggeshall) Carter, was a great-great-grandson of George Carter.

Note written by Thomas Hamm


1 Folders

Language of Materials



Genealogical and historical materials relating to the ancestry of Earl L. Carter (born 1887) and his wife Hazelle M. Stauffer (1896-1922) of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Arrangement Note

By subject.

Source of Acquisition

Sara Edgerton, Indianapolis, Indiana

Method of Acquisition

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Repository Details

Part of the Friends Collection and Earlham College Archives Repository