Thomas Lemmon Carpenter

6 June 1847–16 March 1904 (Age 56)

The Life of Thomas Lemmon

When Thomas Lemmon Carpenter was born on 6 June 1847, his father, George Alexander Carpenter, was 55 and his mother, Eleanor Hayden, was 45. He married Amelia Bassford about 1877, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in St. Mary's, Maryland, United States in 1860 and District 2, Calvert, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. He died on 16 March 1904, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Lemmon Carpenter
1847–1904
Amelia Bassford
1849–1889
Marriage: about 1877
Laura Lena Carpenter
1878–1950
Annie M CARPENTER
1879–
Thomas Walter Carpenter
1884–1944
M E CARPENTER
1885–
Evans Bassford Carpenter
1887–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1877
Maryland, United States
children

(5)

    Laura Lena Carpenter

    Female1878–1950Female

    Annie M CARPENTER

    Female1879–Female

    Thomas Walter Carpenter

    Male1884–1944Male

    M E CARPENTER

    Female1885–Female

    Evans Bassford Carpenter

    Male1887–1966Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

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World Events (6)

1863

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 34

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).2 Translation 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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Sources (3)

  • Thos Carpenter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thos L Carpenter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas L Carpenter in household of George A Carpenter, "United States Census, 1850"

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