Francis Marion Carpenter

6 March 1880–7 June 1954 (Age 74)
Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States

The Life of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Carpenter was born on 6 March 1880, in Atlantic, Cass, Iowa, United States, his father, George Carpenter, was 48 and his mother, Hannah Cloud, was 35. He married Grace Agnes Simmons about 1906, in Doniphan, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Irving Township, Brown, Kansas, United States in 1915 and Elbert, Colorado, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1918. In 1940, at the age of 60, his occupation is listed as trucker in United States. He died on 7 June 1954, in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Carpenter
Grace Agnes Simmons
Marriage: about 1906
Viola Daisy Carpenter

Spouse and Children

about 1906
Doniphan, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Carpenter


    Hannah Cloud




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Denver becomes State Capitol

Age 1

On Nov 8 1881, Denver becomes the state capitol, due to an economic boom the city experienced in the 1880s.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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Sources (3)

  • Frank Carpenter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Frank Carpenter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Frank Marion Carpenter, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"

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