Abdiel Bliss Carpenter

1809–after 1880 (Age 71)
Monroe, New York, United States

The Life of Abdiel Bliss

Abdiel Bliss Carpenter was born in 1809, in Monroe, New York, United States. He married Jane Louesa Rowley about 1832, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died after 1880, in Greece, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Abdiel Bliss Carpenter
Jane Louesa Rowley
Marriage: about 1832
A M Carpenter
Elmina Carpenter
Frank J Carpenter
Jessie E Carpenter

Spouse and Children

about 1832
New York, United States


    A M Carpenter


    Elmina Carpenter


    Frank J Carpenter


    Jessie E Carpenter


World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 12

Monroe County was formed from parts of Genesee and Ontario counties in 1821.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • A R Carpenter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A B Carpenter, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Abidile Carpenter in the New York, State Census, 1892

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