Carter family page
Mary Magdeleine Carter, nee Brunet
If you can help with information about this family, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, using Jerripedia as the subject of your email. We are particularly interested in information which will help create further family trees, family histories and photographs
A blue link anywhere in the text will lead you to another page with more information on this family
Origins of surname
This is an occupational surname, probably derived from the Celtic word cairt, meaning 'cart'. It probably reached English via the Norman French caretier, which survives as Cartier in modern French surnames, but is not found in Jersey.
Carter goes back to 1668 in Jersey church records, and although it is not possible to trace a direct line from the early 18th century records to this day, it is possible that the early family has survived. There have, of course, been other Carter immigrants over the course of time.
- Descendants of Benjamin Carter
- Descendants of James Carter, ancestry in England for above tree
- Descendants of George Carter
- Descendants of Thomas Carter
- Descendants of Jean-Baptiste Marc Brunet, a maternal line for Carters
Births and baptisms
Great War service
Click on any image to see a larger version. See the Jerripedia gravestone image collection page for more information about our gravestone photographs