Milton Carpenter

17 August 1826–28 October 1885 (Age 59)
Tompkins, New York, United States

The Life of Milton

When Milton Carpenter was born on 17 August 1826, in Tompkins, New York, United States, his father, Cyril Carpenter Jr, was 32 and his mother, Amanda Mason, was 27. He married Eleanor Hungerford on 3 July 1848, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Center Township, Lake, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Oakland Township, Louisa, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 28 October 1885, in Louisa, Iowa, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Columbus City Cemetery, Columbus City, Louisa, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milton Carpenter
1826–1885
Mary Farley
1836–1888
Marriage: 22 February 1862
James Elmer Carpenter
1863–1901
Carrie Carpenter
1867–1869
Charles Oscar Carpenter
1869–
Arthur Alfred Carpenter
1871–
carpenter
1873–
carpenter
1873–
Bertha Carpenter
1875–1876
Roy Carpenter
1879–1880
Lilian B Carpenter
1874–1876

Spouse and Children

    Male1826–1885Male

    Mary Farley

    Female1836–1888Female

MARRIAGE
22 February 1862
Washington, Iowa, United States
children

(9)

    James Elmer Carpenter

    Male1863–1901Male

    Carrie Carpenter

    Female1867–1869Female

    Charles Oscar Carpenter

    Male1869–Male

    Arthur Alfred Carpenter

    Male1871–Male

    carpenter

    Male1873–Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 1

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • Milton Carpenter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Milton Carpenter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Milton Carpenter, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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