Elliot Carpenter

30 August 1792–28 March 1867 (Age 74)
Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elliot

When Elliot Carpenter was born on 30 August 1792, in Thompson, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Samuel Carpenter V, was 35 and his mother, Sybil Alton, was 31. He married Mariah Leavens Arnold on 9 November 1818, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 28 March 1867, in Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Grove Street Cemetery, Putnam, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elliot Carpenter
Mariah Leavens Arnold
Marriage: 9 November 1818
Elizabeth Leavens Carpenter
Almira Louisa Carpenter
Lucy Mariah Carpenter
Henry Elliot Carpenter
Ezra Davis Carpenter
Mary Adelade Carpenter

Spouse and Children

9 November 1818
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States


    Elizabeth Leavens Carpenter


    Almira Louisa Carpenter


    Lucy Mariah Carpenter


    Henry Elliot Carpenter



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 10

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 20

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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Story Highlight

From Jensen Family Cousin Buzz

Most of the families in Windham County, Connecticut made their living working in the textile industry. They were known for their silk and woolen mills. The Pomfret Manufacturing Company was one of t …

Sources (3)

  • Elliot Carpenter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elliot Carpenter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elliott Carpenter, "United States Census, 1840"

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