Alfred K. W. Carpenter

about 1828–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Alfred K. W.

Alfred K. W. Carpenter was born about 1828, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Helen R. Perrin on 3 May 1853. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Alfred K. W. Carpenter
1828–
Helen R. Perrin
1832–1904
Marriage: 3 May 1853
Willis G. Carpenter
1855–1936
William Alfred Carpenter
1858–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 May 1853
children

(2)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 2

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 35

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred K. Carpenter in entry for Alfred Willis Carpenter, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Alfred K. Carpenter in entry for Alfred Willis Carpenter, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Alfred Carpenter in entry for Willis Gurdm Carpenter, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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