Wilhelmina Caroline Carpenter

19 January 1873–27 July 1959 (Age 86)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Wilhelmina Caroline

When Wilhelmina Caroline Carpenter was born on 19 January 1873, in Ohio, United States, her father, John B Carpenter, was 35 and her mother, Mary Ann Eagen, was 27. She married Charles H Porter on 30 October 1912, in Noble, Ohio, United States. She lived in Beaver Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Batesville, Beaver Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 27 July 1959, in Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Charles H Porter
Wilhelmina Caroline Carpenter
Marriage: 30 October 1912

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30 October 1912
Noble, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

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.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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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  • Wilmie Carpenter in household of Jno B Carpenter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Wilhelmena Carpenter in household of John B Carpenter, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilma C. Porter in entry for Charles H. Porter, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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