Ephraim Carpenter

26 April 1709–17 March 1774 (Age 64)
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ephraim

When Ephraim Carpenter was born on 26 April 1709, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ephraim Carpenter, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Read, was 27. He married Zerviah Carpenter on 27 May 1731, in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 March 1774, in his hometown, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Carpenter
1709–1774
Zerviah Carpenter
1709–1791
Marriage: 27 May 1731
Jonathan Carpenter
1732–1809
Ephraim Carpenter
1734–1753
Dr Cyril Carpenter
1736–1816
Nathaniel Carpenter
1736–1818
Orinda Carpenter
1737–
Hannah Carpenter
1738–1757
Comfort Carpenter
1739–
Ezra Carpenter
1740–1815

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 May 1731
Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Ephraim Carpenter

    Male1706–1706Male

    Hepsibah Carpenter

    Female1708–1708Female

    Hannah Carpenter

    Female1708–1708Female

    Male1709–1774Male

    Hannah Carpenter

    Female1711–1711Female

+1 More Child

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)

  • Ephraim Carpenter, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ephraim Carpenter, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ephraim Carpenter, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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