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Carter Braxton

Carter Braxton, American Continental congressman. Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1761-1775; member Continental Congress, 1776; member Continental Congress, 1775-1776, 77-83, 1785; member Council State of Virginia, 1786-1794.

Background

  • Braxton, Carter was born on September 10, 1736 in Newington, Virginia, United States. Son of George and Mary (Carter) Braxton.

  • Education

    • Educated College William and Mary.

    Career

    • 16 children.

    Membership

    Member Virginia House of Burgesses, 1761-1775. Member Continental Congress, 1776. Member Continental Congress, 1775-1776, 77-83, 1785.

    Member Council State of Virginia, 1786-1794.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Robinson, 1755. Married second, Elizabeth Corbin, May 1761.
    • father: George Braxton
    • mother: Mary (Carter) Braxton
    • spouses: Judith Robinson
    • Elizabeth Corbin
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    Born September 10, 1736
    Died October 10, 1797
    (aged 61)
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