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A portrait of the Edwin Lee Carter Family from the Pearl Carter Ward Collection. Left to right: Helen Carter, Ruth Carter, Eddie Carter and Robert Carter. Edwin Carter was the second son born of Lloyd Burton and Susannah Jane Auldridge Carter on a small farm near Woodrow. His siblings were Marvin Clark Carter, Alva Dennis Carter and Annie May Carter. Edwin Carter became a skilled carpenter and settled in Chapmanville, Logan County, W.Va. There he married Ruth Chapman and they had two children, Robert E. and Helen. Pearl Carter Ward Collection, ID. PHP001615

Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at pocahontaspresevation. org or If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B. J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email info@pocahontaspreserva Prints of photographs are available.

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