Thelma Carpenter

Brief Life History of Thelma

When Thelma Carpenter was born on 13 February 1902, in Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States, her father, Edmund Carpenter, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ann Pace Moody, was 20. She married Archie Lane Millett on 9 February 1931, in Maricopa, Pinal, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Graham, Arizona, United States in 1930. She died on 19 November 1988, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archie Lane Millett
Thelma Carpenter
Marriage: 9 February 1931
Louise Millett
Archie Lane Millett Jr.
Harold Carpenter Millett
Vanda Millett

Sources (28)

  • Thelma C Millett, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Thelma Carpenter, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
  • Thelma Carpenter, "Arizona, County Marriages, 1871-1964"

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.


Constitution changed to allow for six-year presidential term.


Anticlerical policies spark Cristero Rebellion.

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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