Aletta Carter

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Aletta Carter, daughter of Captain Luke Carter and Zilla Pierson, was born at Madison, Morris Co., New Jersey, 12 February 17971 and baptized there, but not until 23 November 1806, the same date as four other siblings.2 She died at Madison, 28 April 1842, aged "45 yr, 2 mo, 16 da,"3 and was buried at Hillside Cemetery, Madison, Morris Co., New Jersey.3

Aletta married William Force, son of Squire Force and Margaret Johnson, at Madison 17 July 1817.4,3


William Force b. 14 Sep 1792, d. 17 Jan 1860
  • Charles Carter Force3 b. 4 May 1818, d. 12 Mar 1906
  • Priscilla Pierson Force4 b. 16 Jul 1820
  • Ephraim Squire Force+4 b. 6 Jan 1822, d. 11 Mar 1914
  • William Force4 b. 4 Feb 1824, d. 9 May 1867
  • Juliet Force4 b. 29 Sep 1826
  • Susan Caroline Force4 b. abt. 1830, d. abt. 1860
  • Margaret Ann Force4 b. 18 Apr 1832, d. 26 Feb 1917
This person was last edited on5 Jan 2020


  1. [S117] Viola E. Shaw and Barbara S. Parker, compilers, Madison, New Jersey Presbyterian Church Vital Records 1747-1900 (Madison, New Jersey: The Presbyterian Church of Madison, N.J., 1982), 126, further cited as Shaw and Parker, Madison Presbyterian Church Records. Birthdate calculated from age at death.
  2. [S117] Shaw and Parker, Madison Presbyterian Church Records, 67.
  3. [S117] Shaw and Parker, Madison Presbyterian Church Records, 126.
  4. [S282] "Force", 17 Jul 1989, Rosemary F. Lovell (Picayne, Mississippi). Research Report to Gregory Cooke (Vandenberg AFB, California), 82-83; copy in the Gregory Cooke Clarkdale, Arizona.