Marion Cutler Carpenter

Female5 March 1869–1 March 1941

Brief Life History of Marion Cutler

When Marion Cutler Carpenter was born on 5 March 1869, in Mehoopany, Mehoopany Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Charles Carpenter, was 24 and her mother, Martha E Harding, was 24. She married Benjamin C. Decker on 25 November 1891, in Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Mehoopany Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 March 1941, in Mehoopany, Mehoopany Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Vaughn's Cemetery, Mehoopany, Mehoopany Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin C. Decker
Marion Cutler Carpenter
Marriage: 25 November 1891
Aaron Raymond Decker
Carrie Eloise Decker
Rodney Carpenter Decker
Beatrice Mae Decker
Robert Lewis Decker
Daniel Carlyle Decker

Sources (13)

  • Maryon C Decker in household of Ben C Decker, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Marion Carpenter, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • Marian Cutler Carpenter Decker, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1891Tunkhannock, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 8

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 21

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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