Giles Carpenter

1719–21 August 1757
Oakford, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Giles

When Giles Carpenter was born in 1719, in Oakford, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Carpenter, was 35 and his mother, Mary Quick, was 41. He married Ann May on 28 January 1753. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He was buried in Oakford, Devon, England, United Kingdom.

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Giles Carpenter
Ann May
Marriage: 28 January 1753
John Carpenter

Spouse and Children

28 January 1753


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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)

  • Giles Carpenter in entry for John Carpenter, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Giles Carpenter - Church record: birth: 1719; Oakford, Devonshire, England
  • Legacy NFS Source: Giles Carpenter - Individual or family possessions: burial:

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