There are a number of possibilities, the closest are as follows: Carteret, Philip,(Govenor) .
1639-82, first colonial governor of New Jersey. Carteret, commissioned by th…e proprietor, Sir George Carteret, his fourth cousin, arrived in the province in 1665. He soon faced disputes over confused land titles and rebellion by tenant farmers against quitrents (fixed rents). After the division of New Jersey in 1676, he was made governor of East Jersey. Mounting difficulties with Sir Edmund Andros over the right to collect customs duties led to Carteret's imprisonment by Andros and his eventual restoration by the duke of York (later James II). Captain Philip Carteret RN (British Naval Officer) .
Born January 22, 1733, died July 21, 1796. Born in Jersey, he was a British naval officer and explorer who participated in the Royal Navy's circumnavigation expedition of 1766. In 1766 he was given the command of the Swallow to circumnavigate the world, as consort to the Dolphin under the command of Samuel Wallis. The two ships were parted shortly after sailing through the Strait of Magellan, Carteret discovering Pitcairn Island and the Carteret Islands, which were subsequently named after him. He returned to England in March 1769. (MORE)