Helen Louise Carpenter

Brief Life History of Helen Louise

When Helen Louise Carpenter was born on 30 April 1925, in Chrisman, Edgar, Illinois, United States, her father, Herman William Carpenter, was 23 and her mother, Mabel Ester Ogle, was 21. She married Cleo Gordon Bradfield on 27 July 1946, in Indianola, Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in United States in 1949 and Indianola, Carroll Township, Vermilion, Illinois, United States in 1950. She died on 27 December 1986, in Hobart Township, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Calumet Park Cemetery, Merrillville, Ross Township, Lake, Indiana, United States.

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Cleo Gordon Bradfield
Helen Louise Carpenter
Marriage: 27 July 1946
Richard Bradfield

Sources (6)

  • Helen L Bradfield, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Helen Louise Carpenter, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Helen Louise Carpenter Durk, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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