John William Carpenter

10 January 1851–22 March 1917 (Age 66)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of John William

When John William Carpenter was born on 10 January 1851, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William P. Carpenter, was 28 and his mother, Virginia Brown Foster, was 21. He married Mary Ann Green on 8 October 1876, in Denton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 2, Ellis, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 22 March 1917, in Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Ferris, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John William Carpenter
1851–1917
Mary Ann Green
1859–1909
Marriage: 8 October 1876
Mary Lee Carpenter
1878–1951
Edward David Carpenter
1880–1956
Ella Ruth Carpenter
1883–1970
Joe Charlie Carpenter
1885–1958
Baly Carpenter
1888–1902
Bertie Carpenter Jones
1890–1976
Marion Carpenter
1892–1949
Etta Mae Carpenter
1894–1897
Mattie Carpenter
1896–1971
lla Carpenter
1899–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 October 1876
Denton, Texas, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

    William P. Carpenter

    Male1823–1863Male

    Virginia Brown Foster

    Female1830–1887Female

siblings

(9)

    Miles Nathaniel Carpenter

    Male1849–1905Male

    Male1851–1917Male

    Mary Carpenter

    Female1852–Female

    Marion Carpenter

    Male1853–Male

    James Anderson Carpenter

    Male1854–1929Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 10

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 10

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 19

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.

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)

  • John W Carpenter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J W Carpenter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • J W Carpenter in entry for Ila Obriant, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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