George Don Carpenter

Male16 December 1916–13 October 1986

Brief Life History of George Don

When George Don Carpenter was born on 16 December 1916, in United States, his father, George Marion Carpenter, was 33 and his mother, Gertrude Inez Tharp, was 33. He married Joy Ellen Taylor on 23 November 1940, in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States. He lived in Mullen, Hooker, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years and Box Butte, Nebraska, United States for about 1 years. He died on 13 October 1986, in Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Whitman Cemetery, Grant, Nebraska, United States.

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George Don Carpenter
Joy Ellen Taylor
Marriage: 23 November 1940

Sources (9)

  • George D Carpenter, "United States 1950 Census"
  • George D Carpenter, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • George Don Carpenter, "Nebraska, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1940Alliance, Box Butte, Nebraska, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    1917 · Joining the First World War

    Age 1

    Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

    1935 · The FBI is Established

    Age 19

    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    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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