Ephraim Johnson Carpenter

5 February 1861–27 February 1936 (Age 75)
Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Ephraim Johnson

When Ephraim Johnson Carpenter was born on 5 February 1861, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, his father, John Johnson Carpenter, was 32 and his mother, Susan Ann Sudduth, was 27. He married Susan Elvira Hindes on 5 January 1888, in Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Madison Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 27 February 1936, in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Johnson Carpenter
Susan Elvira Hindes
Marriage: 5 January 1888
Samuel Oscar Carpenter
Linnie Ann Carpenter
Sherman Alva Carpenter
Charles Emmit Carpenter
Myrtle Ellen Carpenter
Mary Irene Carpenter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 January 1888Murray, Clarke, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1872: Adams, Nebraska, United States
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 20
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Sources (30)

    • Ephriam J Carpenter, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
    • Ephram Carpenter in entry for Sherman Alva Carpenter and Leah Florence Johnston, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
    • Ephram J Carpenter, "Iowa State Census, 1915"

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