Frances Ann Tasker Carter
Frances Tasker Carter (1738–1787) was born in Annapolis, Maryland. Her parents were Benjamin Tasker and Ann Bladen. Benjamin was one of the richest men in the Province of Maryland and a president of the Maryland Council and Provincial Governor of Maryland.
On April 2, 1754, Frances Tasker married Robert Carter of Virginia, the grandson of Robert "King" Carter of Corotoman, from whom he inherited a large estate called Nomini Hall. Robert and Frances Carter also had a house in Williamsburg. They owned a plantation where they had over 100 slaves. Robert was a very honored member of the Virginia Council having been appointed by George II and later George III. They were one of the most wealthy families in all of Virginia.
Robert and Frances Carter had seventeen children, eleven of whom were living when Frances died. The children's names, in order of birth, were Benjamin (born 1757), Robert, Priscilla, Anne, Rebecca, Frances, Betty, Mary, Harriet, Amelia, Rebecca Dulany, John, Sarah, Judith, George, Sophia, and Julia (born 1783).
Frances Carter died at Nomini Hall on October 31, 1787.