Woodson C Carpenter

11 April 1891–25 December 1953 (Age 62)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Woodson C

When Woodson C Carpenter was born on 11 April 1891, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel David Carpenter, was 38 and his mother, Phoebe Jane Tudor, was 32. He married Ethel Mae Taylor in 1916, in Kentucky, United States. He lived in Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1935 and Sand Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 25 December 1953, at the age of 62, and was buried in Letts, Sand Creek Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Woodson C Carpenter
Ethel Mae Taylor
Marriage: 1916

Spouse and Children

Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel David Carpenter


    Phoebe Jane Tudor




    Quincy Carpenter


    Minnie Carpenter


    Bessie Carpenter


    Sarah Carpenter



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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)

  • Woods Carpenter, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Woodson C Carpenter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Woodson Carpenter, "United States Census, 1940"

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