Susan Rebecca Carpenter

Brief Life History of Susan Rebecca

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.

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James Washington BURCH
Susan Rebecca Carpenter
Marriage: 1 February 1843
Susan Rebecca Burch
Thomas A Burch
Augusta O Burch
James W Burch
Alice Victoria Burch
Victoria BURCH
James B Burch

Sources (7)

  • Susan R Birch in household of James W Birch, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Rebecca Carpenter, "Maryland County Marriages, 1658-1940"
  • Susan R. Carpenter in entry for Susan R. Burch, "District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961"

World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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