William Carpenter

18 February 1833–4 July 1886 (Age 53)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of William

When William Carpenter was born on 18 February 1833, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Jeremiah Carpenter, was 37 and his mother, Julia Ann Rouse, was 35. He died on 4 July 1886, at the age of 53, and was buried in Florence, Boone, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Carpenter
1795–1868
Julia Ann Rouse
1797–1875
William Eli Carpenter
1819–1886
Abel Carpenter
1824–
Mary Frances Carpenter
1831–1898
William Carpenter
1833–1886
Susan Hannah Nellie Carpenter
1838–1900

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 13

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

Age 17

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

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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  • William Carpenter, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Carpenter, "Find A Grave Index"

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