Lester Lewis Carpenter

Brief Life History of Lester Lewis

When Lester Lewis Carpenter was born on 12 January 1876, in Belmont, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, his father, Homer W. Carpenter, was 29 and his mother, Hannah Elizabeth Churchill, was 21. He lived in Lanark, Portage, Wisconsin, United States for about 25 years and Canyon, Idaho, United States for about 1 years. He died on 20 December 1923, in Caldwell, Canyon, Idaho, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Waupaca, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States.

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Homer W. Carpenter
Hannah Elizabeth Churchill
Avril Caroline Carpenter
Lester Lewis Carpenter

Sources (5)

  • Lester L. Carpenter in household of Thomas Carpenter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lester Carpenter, "Wisconsin Birth Index, 1820-1907"
  • Lester L. Carpenter, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

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.


Historical Boundaries 1883: Ada, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Ada, Idaho, United States 1892: Canyon, Idaho, United States


Idaho is the 43rd 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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