Selena Carpenter

3 February 1864–4 December 1900 (Age 36)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Selena

When Selena Carpenter was born on 3 February 1864, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, John Sincere Carpenter, was 42 and her mother, Anna Catherine Wehrli, was 33. She married Ward Eaton Pack Sr. on 8 August 1888, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 4 December 1900, in Keetley, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Kamas Cemetery, Kamas, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ward Eaton Pack Sr.
Selena Carpenter
Marriage: 8 August 1888
Wehrli Douglas Pack
Jessie Glindon Pack

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 August 1888Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Assassination of a President
    Age 1
    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 11
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Story Highlight

    History of Anna Katherine Wehrli Carpenter written by her daughter, Eleanor Maria Carpenter Holt

    My mother, Anna Katherine Wehrli, was born March 10, 1830 in the city of Bischofrell, Canton Thurgen, Switzerland. Her father's name was John (Johannes) Wehrli and her mother's name was Margaretta Eli …

    Sources (13)

    • Sophia Carpenter in household of James Carpenter, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Selena Carpenter in entry for Wehrli Douglas Pack and Ruth Mildred Fisher, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Salina Carpenter in household of Jno S Carpenter, "United States Census, 1880"

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