Elizabeth Bicknell

8 September 1849–17 December 1915 (Age 66)
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Bicknell was born on 8 September 1849, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jesse Bicknell Jr, was 47 and her mother, Susan Tourgee, was 46. She married David Angell Carpenter in 1869, in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States in 1850. She died on 17 December 1915, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Wickford, North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Angell Carpenter
1846–1928
Elizabeth Bicknell
1849–1915
Marriage: 1869
Annie Theresa Carpenter
1872–1931
John Jay Carpenter
1874–
Edward Everett Carpenter
1876–
David Angell Carpenter Jr
1880–1918
Harry Hall Carpenter
1882–1892

Spouse and Children

    David Angell Carpenter

    Male1846–1928Male

    Female1849–1915Female

MARRIAGE
1869
North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States
children

(5)

    Annie Theresa Carpenter

    Female1872–1931Female

    John Jay Carpenter

    Male1874–Male

    Edward Everett Carpenter

    Male1876–Male

    David Angell Carpenter Jr

    Male1880–1918Male

    Harry Hall Carpenter

    Male1882–1892Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 13

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.
1863

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 18

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Bickenhill in Warwickshire or Bickenhall in Somerset. Both are named with the Old English personal name Bicca + Old English hyll ‘hill’, but in the Somerset name the final element alternates with Old English h(e)all ‘hall’. 2. variant of Bignell .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Carpenter in household of David Carpenter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Carpenter, "Rhode Island State Census, 1905"
  • Elizabeth Carpenter in household of David Carpenter, "United States Census, 1910"

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