Oroya Beatrice Carpenter

1889–1976 (Age 87)
Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Oroya Beatrice

When Oroya Beatrice Carpenter was born on 12 February 1889, in Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Carpenter, was 35 and her mother, Charlotte Farrow, was 32. She married Sydney Frank Handley on 23 July 1919, in Essex, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Great Burstead, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1891. She died in September 1976, in Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87.

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Oroya Beatrice Carpenter
Sydney Frank Handley
Marriage: 23 July 1919

Spouse & Children

23 July 1919
Essex, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 15

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 25

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

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.

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Oroya B Carpenter in household of John Carpenter, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Carpenter, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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