Elisabeth Carpenter

2 March 1756–
East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Elisabeth

When Elisabeth Carpenter was born on 2 March 1756, in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Benjamin Carpenter, was 36 and her mother, Eleanor Olin, was 35. She married Charles Fetterman on 3 February 1780, in Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America.

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Charles Fetterman
1748–
Elisabeth Carpenter
1756–
Marriage: 3 February 1780

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 February 1780
Cranston, Providence, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 20

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 31

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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)

  • Elizabeth Carpenter, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Elisabeth Carpenter, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Elisabeth Carpenter, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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