Timothy E. Carpenter

10 August 1812–20 May 1890 (Age 77)
Strafford, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Timothy E.

When Timothy E. Carpenter was born on 10 August 1812, in Strafford, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, Ephraim Carpenter, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Prescott, was 37. He married Hannah T. Page on 11 January 1844. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Au Sable, Clinton, New York, United States in 1850 and Jay, Essex, New York, United States for about 15 years. He died on 20 May 1890, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 77.

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Timothy E. Carpenter
Hannah T. Page
Marriage: 11 January 1844
Harvey C. Carpenter
Amanda Carpenter
Ella Camelia Carpenter

Spouse and Children

11 January 1844
Clintonville, Keeseville, New York, USA


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 15

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.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 22

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 

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)

  • Timothy Carpenter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Timothy Carpenter, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Timothy Carpenter, "New York State Census, 1875"

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