Early Carder Records of Hampshire County, WV

  • 1767 John Carder received a grant for 361 acres on Beaverís Run
  • 1777 William and Sanford Carder are listed as chain carriers on land surveys.
  • 1782 William Carder is listed in the tax lists, which began in this year.
  • 1785 Sanford Carder appears on the tax lists for the first time.
  • 1789 John and Elizabeth Carder, now of Greene County, Tennessee, sold their 361 acres in Hampshire County.
  • 1790 Sanford Carder appears on the tax lists for the last time.
  • 1790 William Carder sold various items to Abbot Carder (see deed).
  • 1792 Abbot Carder appears on the tax lists for the first time.
  • 1792 William Carder sold 382 acres to William Hill of Culpeper County, Va. for 41 pounds, 15 shillings ten pence, and one half penny.
  • 1796 George Carder appears on the tax lists for the first time.
  • 1799 William and George Carder are no longer on the tax lists. They moved to Ohio about this time.
  • 1800 George Carderís name appears on the tax lists from 1800 forward. This is probably George Carder who moved up from Culpeper County.
  • 1801 Abbot Carder bought lot number 51 in the city of Romney from Barbara Moore for 20 dollars.
  • 1801 George Carder of Culpeper County bought 424 acres in Hampshire County from William and Frederick Duncan for 16,000 wrights of crop tobacco.
  • 1801 George and Elizabeth Carder sold 100 acres of the above land to John Carder of Culpeper County for 4000 wrights of crop tobacco.
  • 1806 John Carder appears on the tax lists. This is probably the John Carder who moved to Harrison County, because he does not appear on the tax lists again.
  • 1807 John Carder sold his 100 acres to William Case for 100 pounds.
  • 1807 Abet Carder named on deed of trust.
  • 1810 George Carder, Sr. sold 57 acres to George Carder, Jr. for 80 dollars
  • 1812 George and Anna Carder sold 89 acres to Peter Case for 277 dollars and 47 cents.
  • 1812 George and Anna Carder sold 60 acres to Henry Slack for 133 dollars and 34 cents.
  • 1814 Braxton Carder of Hampshire Co. bought 42 1/4 acres from William Case for 500 dollars. 1
  • 1814 George and Maryann Carder sold 114 acres that they currently lived on to John Carder for 1000 dollars, payable in crops of wheat over 10 years.
  • 1816 William Carder, Sr. of Hampshire County bought 50 acres from Charles and Rosannah Powelson for 30 dollars.
  • 1818 Braxton Carder appears on the tax lists
  • 1822 Abbot and Edena Carder sold lot 51 in Romney to John Friddle for 70 dollars.
  • 1823 Braxton Carder appears on the tax lists for the last time. George Carder Jr. later owns Braxtonís 42 acres.
  • 1825 George Carder, son of Abbot, married Maria Hansborough, June 9.
  • 1825 Elizabeth Carder, daughter of George, Jr., married Joel Wolverton, March 5.
  • 1825 Mary Carder, daughter of Abbot, married John Poland, March 9.
  • 1826 George Carder, Sr., John Jack, and Carlton Jack, deed of trust, 50 acres for one dollar.
  • 1826 John Carder bought 60 acres from Henry and Elizabeth Slack for 150 dollars. (This was previously George Carder, Sr.ís land).
  • 1827 John, William, and George Carder were listed on an inquisition for road building.
  • 1828 Charlotte Carder, daughter of George, Jr., married William Ely, Jr. March 7.
  • 1829 George Carder, Jr. will proven.
  • 1829 George Carder, Jr. personal estate sold.
  • 1830 George and Mariann Carder sold 50 acres to Joseph Carder for one dollar.
  • 1831 George Carder, Sr. will proven.
  • 1831 George Carder, Jr. heirs sold 42 1/4 acres to Richard Blue for 150 dollars.
  • 1831 George Carder, Jr. heirs sold 57 acres to Judith Carder for 150 dollars.
  • 1835 George Carder, Sr. (estate?) was returned 50 acres being held in trust by Carlton T. Jack for one dollar.
  • 1840 Joseph Carder sold the 50 acres and moved to Ohio and later to Illinois

The above records are mainly based on the record books in the Hampshire County Courthouse in Romney, W. Va. and the personal property tax records.  

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