Rebecca Carpenter

14 April 1807–23 January 1825 (Age 17)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Carpenter was born on 14 April 1807, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, Jacob Carpenter, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Seeds, was 34. She died on 23 January 1825, at the age of 17, and was buried in Boothwyn, Upper Chichester Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Carpenter
Sarah Seeds
Eliza A. Carpenter
Julia A. Carpenter
Julian Carpenter
Samuel Carpenter
Jacob Carpenter
Joseph Carpenter
Sarah Carpenter
Rebecca Carpenter
Adam Carpenter
James Carpenter

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World Events (6)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1814 · Treaty of Ghent Signed

Age 7

The Treaty of Ghent was signed on 1814, ending the War of 1812. One of the signers was James Bayard of Delaware.

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)

  • Rebecca Carpenter, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Rebecca Carpenter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • U.S., Hinshaw Index to Selected Quaker Records, 1680

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