Elizabeth Carpenter

Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Carpenter was born on 2 October 1741, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Daniel Carpenter, was 28 and her mother, Renewed Smith, was 24. She married Stephen Hazard on 7 October 1759, in South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died from 1769 to 1835.

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Stephen Hazard
Elizabeth Carpenter
Marriage: 7 October 1759
Thomas Sylvester Hazard
Rouse Hazard
Mary Hazard
Martha Hazard
Sarah Hazard
Elizabeth Hazard

Sources (4)

  • Elizabeth Carpenter, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Elizabeth Carpenter, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Elizabeth Hazard in entry for Mary Oatley, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

World Events (6)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1776 · Rhode Island Declares Independence

Rhode Island declares independence from Great Britain on May 4, 1776, making it the first colony to do so officially.

1790 · 13th State

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

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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