Mary Jane Carpenter

6 April 1862–28 August 1927 (Age 65)
Swanville, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

Mary Jane Carpenter was born on 6 April 1862, in Swanville, Waldo, Maine, United States as the daughter of John P. Carpenter. She married John Frederick Bickmore on 22 September 1878, in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1880. She died on 28 August 1927, in Milo, Piscataquis, Maine, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

John Frederick Bickmore
Mary Jane Carpenter
Marriage: 22 September 1878
Linda M. Bickmore
Frank Foster Bickmore
John Edward Bickmore
Harry Scott Bickmore
George Herbert Bickmore

Spouse and Children

22 September 1878
Bangor, Penobscot, Maine, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John P. Carpenter




World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 19

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Bichmore in household of John F Bichmore, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary S Bickmore in household of John F Bickmore, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary J Bickmore in household of Fred J Bickmore, "United States Census, 1910"

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