Bennett Joseph Carter

Died aged c. 59

Family tree

Commemorated on 1 plaque

Texas Historical Marker #16506

Bennett Joseph Carter Home. In 1911, B.J. Carter (1875-1934) moved to Edgewood with his wife, Sallie Abigail (Smyre) (1880-1966), and their three daughters. B.J. Carter was a schoolteacher before becoming a certified pharmacist. After arriving in Edgewood, the couple jointly opened and operated a drugstore at 103 N. Houston St.; the Carters would spend the rest of their lives in Edgewood, where they served as community leaders. In 1912, builders completed this home for the Carter family. The Queen Anne-style house features shiplap siding and a wraparound porch supported by Doric columns. The home has a hipped roof with a projecting gable and dormers. #16506

203 E. Pecan Street, Edgewood, TX, United States where they lived (1912)