Gardiner Carpenter

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

The Life 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 5 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
1788–1849
Sophia Burdick
1794–1882
Marriage: 11 September 1814
Russell Gardiner Carpenter
1816–1893
S. V. Carpenter
1827–
Drusilla M. Carpenter
1818–1884
J. Ray Carpenter
1820–
Lydia Carpenter
1823–
Stephen Carpenter
1825–
Hannah Stillman Carpenter
1827–
Curtis Carpenter
1832–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 September 1814
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1763–1848Male

    Lydia Greenman

    Female1766–1844Female

siblings

(3)

    Mary Carpenter

    Female1786–1875Female

    Male1788–1849Male

    Jonathan G. Carpenter

    Male1807–1881Male

World Events (8)

1789

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.
1808

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

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

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