Margaret Carter Carpenter

26 September 1841–10 May 1908 (Age 66)
Casey, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Margaret Carter

When Margaret Carter Carpenter was born on 26 September 1841, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, her father, Adam Carpenter Jr., was 37 and her mother, Mary Ann Jones, was 23. She married Lindsey Powell Carpenter on 26 October 1858, in Johnson, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in La Monte, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1880 and La Monte Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died on 10 May 1908, in Payson, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in La Monte Cemetery, La Monte Township, Pettis, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lindsey Powell Carpenter
Margaret Carter Carpenter
Marriage: 26 October 1858
George Franklin P Carpenter
Adam William Carpenter
Allen Bailey Carpenter
Frances Ellen Carpenter
Major Lindsey Carpenter

Spouse and Children

26 October 1858
Johnson, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



    Anne Catherine Carpenter


    Susan Jackson Carpenter


    Emily Elizabeth Carpenter



    Nancy Coleman Carpenter


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 9

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 20

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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)

  • Margaret Carpenter in household of Lindsay Carpenter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Margaret C Carpenter in household of L P Carpenter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margret C Divers, "United States Census, 1900"

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