Dicey Carpenter

Brief Life History of Dicey

When Dicey Carpenter was born in 1819, in Morgan, Alabama, United States, her father, Willis O. Carpenter, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Ross, was 27. She married Henry Wall on 2 June 1836, in Madison, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1875, in Owens Cross Roads, Madison, Alabama, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Byrd Cemetery, Owens Cross Roads, Madison, Alabama, United States.

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Henry Wall
Dicey Carpenter
Marriage: 2 June 1836
Sarah Ann Elizabeth Walls
John Willis Walls Sr
Louisa Catherine Walls
William Willis Walls
Martha Walls

Sources (12)

  • Dicy Walls in the Alabama, U.S., State Census, 1820-1866 1850, Madison
  • Dicey Walls, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Diana Carpenter Walls Provence, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


Historical Boundaries 1827: Madison, Alabama, United States

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

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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