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, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 11 March 1849, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 60.
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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