Roy Woodford Carpenter

Male13 July 1885–31 December 1944

Brief Life History of Roy Woodford

Roy Woodford Carpenter was born on 13 July 1885, in Richwood, Boone, Kentucky, United States. He married Elizabeth Mary "Lizzie" Fields on 20 June 1905, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Florence, Boone, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Walton, Boone, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died on 31 December 1944, in Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Richwood, Boone, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Woodford Carpenter
Elizabeth Mary "Lizzie" Fields
Marriage: 20 June 1905
Lewis A. Carpenter , Sr.

Sources (10)

  • Woodford Carpenter in household of Revolett F De Morsey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • R W Carpenter, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Roy Woodford Carpenter, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1905Covington, Kenton, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 7

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 16

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): occupational name for a worker in wood, Norman French carpentier (from Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).

    Americanized form (translation into English) 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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