Leah M. Carpenter

30 August 1808–19 September 1842 (Age 34)
Elbert, Georgia, United States

The Life of Leah M.

When Leah M. Carpenter was born on 30 August 1808, in Elbert, Georgia, United States, her father, Joshua Carpenter, was 36 and her mother, Leah Smith, was 38. She married George Willis Bond on 13 March 1825, in Elbert, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 19 September 1842, at the age of 34, and was buried in Elberton, Elbert, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Willis Bond
1804–1867
Leah M. Carpenter
1808–1842
Marriage: 13 March 1825
Thomas Jefferson Bond
1826–1902
Ruth Bond
1828–
Francis King Bond
1827–1893
William N Bond
1830–1857
John Rayford Bond
1833–1899
Joshua W Bond
1834–1854
Andrew Jackson Bond
1837–1909
Mary Ann Bond
1840–1841

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 March 1825
Elbert, Georgia, United States
children

(8)

    Thomas Jefferson Bond

    Male1826–1902Male

    Francis King Bond

    Male1827–1893Male

    Ruth Bond

    Female1828–Female

    William N Bond

    Male1830–1857Male

    John Rayford Bond

    Male1833–1899Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joshua Carpenter

    Male1771–1843Male

    Leah Smith

    Female1770–1825Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1783–1822Female

    Katherine Robeneh Carpenter

    Female1791–1869Female

    Susannah Carpenter

    Female1793–Female

    James Carpenter

    Male1796–1858Male

    William Absalom Carpenter

    Male1797–1875Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1811 · The Savannah Riots

Age 3

A barroom brawl in Savannah on Tuesday, November 12, 1811, had international impact. An American seaman boasted of having joined the crew of a French vessel, likely named La Vengeance. Others became upset at the idea of the American joining a foreign nation and a brawl erupted. The county coroner asked for peace but was beaten with clubs. A second clash occurred the following day when French sailors attacked five American seaman. A day after the second attack, twenty French sailors attacked six Americans. Four of them escaped but two were beaten and stabbed. Jacob Taylor died on the scene and a rigger named Collins died the following day. By Friday, a full scale riot erupted when the French crewmen arrested on murder charges were released. Many were arrested and French ships La Vengeance and La Franchise were burned. In the end, the incident caused disruptions in French-American relations and affected shipping and trade.
1812

Age 4

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 11

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Leah Carpenter, "Georgia, Elbert County Records, 1790-2002"
  • Leah Carpenter, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Leah M. Bond, "Find A Grave Index"

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