When John Carpenter Sr was born about 1670, in Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Carpenter, was 47 and his mother, Christine Warren, was 42. He married Anne Hammond on 14 May 1694, in Ringwood, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died about 1715, in his hometown, at the age of 47.
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.