John Stilley Carpenter

11 February 1849–3 January 1925 (Age 75)
Centreville, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of John Stilley

When John Stilley Carpenter was born on 11 February 1849, in Centreville, New Castle, Delaware, United States, his father, John Steele Carpenter, was 26 and his mother, Margarett McCullough, was 26. He married Margaret Eliza Cutler on 1 February 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Christiana Hundred, New Castle, Delaware, United States in 1850 and Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 3 January 1925, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Glendale City Cemetery, Glendale, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Stilley Carpenter
Ann Elizabeth Hopkins
Marriage: 10 January 1890
Ethel Carpenter
Walter Stilley Carpenter
Frank Gould Carpenter
Ella Carpenter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1890Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1855 · Prohibition Law
    Age 6
    Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 21
    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.

    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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    John Stilley Carpenter 1849 - 1925

    John Stilley Carpenter written by Ella Carpenter Jensen, daughter John Stilley Carpenter, son of John Steel Carpenter and Margaret McCullough Carpenter was born at Centerville, New Castle County, De …

    Sources (37)

    • John Carpenter in household of Erastus Carpenter, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John S Carpenter, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John Carpenter in entry for Ann Elizabeth Hopkins Carpenter, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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