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Nicolas Carper
Male 1749 - 1813

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  • Birth  1749 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 Feb 1813  Fincastle, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Fincastle Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fincastle, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I7348  Stewart
    Last Modified  17 Dec 2017 
     
    Family  Elizabeth Shrider,   b. Abt 1750, Botetourt County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1835, Fincastle, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1769 
    Notes  Married:
    • At least 8 children.
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Carper
    Last Modified  17 Dec 2017 
    Family ID  F2502  Group Sheet
     
  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Feb 1813 - Fincastle, Virginia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fincastle Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Fincastle, Virginia Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Moved about 1778 to Fincastle, Virginia, where he died in 1813, survived by his wife Elizabeth and 8 children. He was an elder of the Fincastle Presbyterian church, and represented Botetourt County in the Virginia House of Delegates in 1802 and 1803; was a large landholder, and a slaveholder.
    • They went from Frederick, MD to Frederick County, Virginia which is now Berkeley County, West Virginia probably near Sharpsburg and on to Botetourt County, Virginia. He did surveying there in 1787. He was a member of the House of Delegates from Botetourt in 1802/3. He was taxed on a frame dwelling w/stone chimney in 1783. He had moved to Fincastle about 1778. He had 8 children alive when he died.

      He was recruited into the Revolution 31 August 1782 in the 42nd District under Captain Robinson, Botetourt County Virginia. He represented Botetourt County in the House of Delegates in 1802 and 1803. He served as Juryman and he was an elder in the Fincastle Sinking Spring Presbyterian Church. He owned 1335 acres in the county and a lot in Fincastle in 1800. He was also a slave owner. A Nicholas Carper was in Botetourt County in the 1787 Virginia Tax List with 4 horses and 11 cows. He bought 68 acres with all houses, buildings, waterways, ... on 212 March 1775. He lived in Maryland until 1778 when he moved to Fincastle, Botetourt, VA. He was a juryman in 1779. His Revolutionary war record is recorded in WPA History of Roanoke County, page 317. He was taxed in Botetourt from 1;783 until death. He was Pension 2-12-1811 CS-VA, DAR Patriot Index R929D.

      Source: rootsweb
     

  

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