Gardiner Carpenter

3 July 1788–11 March 1849 (Age 60)
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Gardiner

When Gardiner Carpenter was born on 3 July 1788, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Joseph Carpenter, was 24 and his mother, Lydia Greenman, was 22. He married Sophia Burdick on 11 September 1814. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 11 March 1849, in Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Gardiner Carpenter
Sophia Burdick
Marriage: 11 September 1814
Russell Gardiner Carpenter
Drusilla M. Carpenter
J. Ray Carpenter
Lydia Carpenter
Stephen V Carpenter
Hannah Stillman Carpenter
Curtis Carpenter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 September 1814
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1790 · 13th State
    Age 2
    On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
    Age 20
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 47517;2007: 96853; 2010: 129898)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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    Sources (1)

    • Gardner Carpenter in entry for S. V. Carpenter and S. J. Kissing, "Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911"

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