John C Carpenter

Male6 October 1884–19 November 1936

Brief Life History of John C

When John C Carpenter was born on 6 October 1884, his father, Albert Carpenter, was 32 and his mother, Mary Catherine McGough, was 32. He had at least 1 son with Florence Julia Best. He lived in Croyle Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 19 November 1936, at the age of 52, and was buried in Lock Haven, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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John C Carpenter
Florence Julia Best
James John Carpenter

Sources (6)

  • John B Carpenter in household of Frank Kurtz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Carpenter, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • John C Carpenter, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 2

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 14

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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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