When Susan Rebecca Carpenter was born in 1823, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States, her father, George Alexander Carpenter, was 31 and her mother, Eleanor Hayden, was 22. She married James Washington BURCH on 1 February 1843, in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in St. Marys City, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States in 1850 and District 4, Charles, Maryland, United States in 1860. She died on 28 December 1863, at the age of 40.
English (southern): occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).
Americanized form (translation into English) of German Zimmermann , French Charpentier , Italian Carpentieri , or cognates and equivalents in various other languages.
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