Luke Carter

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Luke Carter, son of Captain Luke Carter and Martha (…), was born at Madison, Morris Co., New Jersey, in 1736.1 He died at Madison, 11 September 1770, at age 34,1,2 and was buried at Hillside Cemetery, Madison, Morris Co., New Jersey.3

Luke married Hannah Miller, daughter of Andrew Miller and Mary (…).4

In 1764, he built a pew with Josiah Miller (Per his will, his brother-in-law) and was assessor in 1765.1

Luke left a will dated 6 September 1770, and proved 27 Sept, providing for:
wife Hannah, her choice of room "after mother's", "all the goods she brought," and £300;
an expected child;
legacies to brothers George & Thomas;
executors: wife, brother-in-law Josiah Miller; brother George.5


Hannah Miller d. aft. 3 Oct 1779
This person was last edited on15 Dec 2022


  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), 67, further cited as Shaw and Parker, Madison Presbyterian Church Records.
  2. [S14] C. H. Cory, Lineal Ancestors of Captain James Cory and of His Descendants: Genealogical Historical and Biographical, Vol I Pt 2 ([New Jersey]: s.p., 1937), 332-356, further cited as Cory, Ancestors of Captain James Cory.
  3. [S117] Shaw and Parker, Madison Presbyterian Church Records, 65.
  4. [S14] Cory, Ancestors of Captain James Cory, 355.
  5. [S1998] William Nelson et al., editors, Calendar of New Jersey Wills, 13 vols. ([various publishers], 1901-1949), 33:73, further cited as Nelson et al., Calendar of New Jersey Wills.