Catherine _____1


Family 1

Joshua Carter b. b 1613, d. 1647
Children 1.Joshua Carter Jr.+5 (1638 - 1675)
 2.Elias Carter5 (c 1643 - 1653)
 3.Elisha Carter5 (c 1643 - 1653)

Family 2

Arthur Williams b. s 1619, d. b 1677
Child 1.Zebediah Williams+6 (1649 - 1675)
Her married name was Carter.2 
Her married name was Williams.1 
Marriage*before 1638She married Joshua Carter before 1638 at Dorchester or Windsor, Massachusetts.2 
Marriage*30 November 1647She married Arthur Williams on 30 November 1647 at Windsor, Connecticut.3,4,1 


  1. [S292] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), online, 319, naming her as Joshua's Carter's wife and, after his death m. Arthur Williams. This concurs with Savage Genealogical Dictionary 559. Stiles Windsor History II:791 names Catherine as the dau. of Joshua, not his widow.
  2. [S292] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins, 319.
  3. [S165] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, four volumes (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), p. 559: "ARTHUR, Windsor, freem. 1640, m. 30 Nov. 1647, Catharine, wid. of Joshua Carter of W. had Zebediah only; rem. to Northampton 1659 ; and d. late in 1673, or early next yr. his inv. being of 27 Mar. 1674. His wid. m. William Branch."
  4. [S923] Henry R. Stiles The History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor, Connecticut 1635–1891, Two Volumes (Hartford: The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1891–1892), II:140 names three sons only of Joshua Carter "born here" but I:153 entry for Joshua Carter has "Arthur Williams m. his dau. and oocup. his homestead". Savage and GMB both have Catherine as the widow of Joshua.
  5. [S292] Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins, pp. 318-320. Joshua Carter, b. unk., migr. 1633 to Dorchester and named freeman 14 May 1634; removed to Windsor ca. 1637 where he d. 1647. Marr. by 1638 Catherine _____, children: Joshua, bapt. Windsor Mar 1638, marr,. at Northampton 2 Oct 1663, "Mary Field, daught. of Zach. and Mary Field" (citing Manuscript volume of vital records kept by John Pynchon at Connecticut Valley Historical Museum); Elias; and Elisha. The two youngest were both bapt. Windsor 13 Aug 1643 and d. "accidentally by fire" 10 May 1653.
  6. [S923] Henry R. Stiles History and Genealogies of Ancient Windsor (1891-2), II:791.