Minnie Della Carpenter

7 March 1874–19 November 1963 (Age 89)
Marcellus, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Minnie Della

When Minnie Della Carpenter was born on 7 March 1874, in Marcellus, Marcellus, Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Charles Carpenter, was 38 and her mother, Clarissa Whitmore, was 33. She married Orien Alexander Fischer on 21 February 1894, in Wayne, Michigan, United States. She died on 19 November 1963, in Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Petoskey, Emmet, Michigan, United States.

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Charles Burt Truesdell
Minnie Della Carpenter
Hattie Truesdell
Howard Bert Truesdell
Bertha Minnie Truesdell
Fannie Truesdell
Eva May Truesdell

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 5

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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.

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Minnie Carpenter Truesdell in entry for Howard Bert Truesdell, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Minnie Carpenter in household of Charles C Carpenter, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Minnie Truesdell in household of B Charles Truesdell, "United States Census, 1920"

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