When Thomas Benjamin Carpenter was born on 10 June 1835, in Maryland, United States, his father, George Alexander Carpenter, was 43 and his mother, Eleanor Hayden, was 33. He died on 15 February 1847, at the age of 11, and was buried in Budds Creek, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States.
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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