Colonel Edward Carpenter

16 July 1871–16 July 1940 (Age 69)
New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Colonel Edward

When Colonel Edward Carpenter was born on 16 July 1871, in New Haven Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States, his father, David Carpenter, was 43 and his mother, Minerva Taylor, was 38. He married Helen Augusta Chambers on 11 March 1912, in Carson City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in North Star, Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Fulton Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 16 July 1940, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in New Haven Township Cemetery, New Haven Center, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Colonel Edward Carpenter
Helen Augusta Chambers
Marriage: 11 March 1912
Lena Mae Carpenter
Mary Carpenter
Charles David Carpenter
Nellie Irene Carpenter
Edith Carpenter
Ethel Carpenter
Edward Carpenter
Edgar Carpenter

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park
Age 1
Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated
Age 8
After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 19
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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 (11)

  • Colonel E Carpenter in household of David Carpenter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edwin Carpenter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ed Carpenter, "United States Census, 1930"

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