Carpenter Ancestors

Most of the information I have on my Carpenter ancestors came from the book, Genealogical History of the Carpenter Family by Amos B. Carpenter, 1898. (You can buy the book from Higginson Books. See the Links page.)

The Carpenter family has a lengthy history and I won't attempt to write about it here; there isn't enough room. If you don't want to buy the Carpenter book, you can still find a lot of information on the Internet regarding this family.

One interesting thing I discovered was that my Fuller ancestors and Carpenter ancestors "collide" in 1673. That year, John Fuller, my 9th great-grandfather (on my Fuller side), married Abigail Titus. Abigail's parents were John Titus, Jr. and Rachel ???. After Rachel died, John married Abigail Carpenter whose father was William, my 11th great-grandfather on my Carpenter side. You never know what you are going to find when researching your family tree!

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Generation No. 1

JOHN CARPENTER was born about 1303 in Delwine, Herefordshire, England.

Notes for JOHN CARPENTER
A member of Parliament in 1323.

Child of JOHN CARPENTER is:

  1. RICHARD CARPENTER, b. about 1335, London, Middlesex, England

Generation No. 2

RICHARD CARPENTER (JOHN CARPENTER1) was born about 1335 in London, Middlesex, England. He married CHRISTINA. She was born about 1337 in London, Middlesex, England.

Child of RICHARD CARPENTER is:

  1. JOHN CARPENTER, b. 1372, London, Middlesex, England; d. about 1476

Generation No. 3

JOHN CARPENTER (RICHARD CARPENTER2) was born 1372 in London, Middlesex, England and died about 1476.

Child of JOHN CARPENTER is:

  1. JOHN CARPENTER, JR., b. 1410, Homme, Herefordshire, England; d. 1476

Generation No. 4

JOHN CARPENTER, JR., (JOHN CARPENTER3) was born 1410 in Homme, Herefordshire, England and died 1476.

Child of JOHN CARPENTER, JR., is:

  1. WILLIAM OF HOMME CARPENTER, b. about 1440, Delwine, Herefordshire, England; d. after 1460, Delwine, Herefordshire, England

Generation No. 5

WILLIAM OF HOMME CARPENTER (JOHN CARPENTER, JR.4) was born about 1440 in Delwine, Herefordshire, England and died after 1460 in Delwine Herefordshire, England.

Child of WILLIAM OF HOMME CARPENTER is:

  1. JAMES CARPENTER, b. 1460, Delwine, Herefordshire, England; d. 1537, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England

Generation No. 6

JAMES CARPENTER (WILLIAM OF HOMME CARPENTER5) was born 1460 in Delwine, Herefordshire, England and died 1537 in Austerfield, Yorkshire, England.

Child of JAMES CARPENTER is:

  1. JOHN CARPENTER, b. 1495, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England; d. 1537, Austerfield, Yorkshire, England

Generation No. 7

JOHN CARPENTER (JAMES CARPENTER6) was born 1495 in Austerfield, Yorkshire, England and died 1537, Delwine, Herefordshire, England. He married ABIGAIL about 1519. She was born about 1492 in Austerfield, Yorkshire, England.

Child of JOHN CARPENTER and ABIGAIL is:

  1. WILLIAM CARPENTER, b. about 1530, Delwine, Herefordshire, England; d. about 1590, Delwine, Herefordshire, England

Generation No. 8

WILLIAM CARPENTER (JOHN CARPENTER7) was born about 1530 in Delwine, Herefordshire, England and died about 1590 in Delwine, Herefordshire, England. He married ABIGAIL about 1550 in England. She was born 1532 in Delwine, Herefordshire, England.

Children of WILLIAM CARPENTER and ABIGAIL are:

  1. JAMES CARPENTER, b. about 1550
  2. ALEXANDER CARPENTER, b. about 1560
  3. RICHARD CARPENTER, b. about 1570
  4. WILLIAM CARPENTER, b. 1576, Howell, Lincoln, England

Generation No. 9

WILLIAM CARPENTER (WILLIAM CARPENTER8) was born 1576 in Howell, Lincoln, England. He married PRISCILLA, 1595, in Old Salisbury Parish, England. She was born about 1580.

Child of WILLIAM CARPENTER and PRISCILLA is:

  1. WILLIAM CARPENTER, b. May 23, 1605, London, Middlesex, England; d. February 7, 1658/59, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Generation No. 10

WILLIAM CARPENTER (WILLIAM CARPENTER9) was born May 23, 1605 in London, Middlesex, England and died February 7, 1658/59 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. He married ABIGAIL BRIANT, April 28, 1625, in Shalbourne, Whitshire/Berkshire, England.

Children of WILLIAM CARPENTER and ABIGAIL BRIANT are:

  1. JOHN CARPENTER, b. about 1628 in England; d. May 23, 1695
  2. WILLIAM CARPENTER, b. about 1631/32 in England; d. January 26, 1703 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts
  3. JOSEPH CARPENTER, b. about 1633 in England; d. about May 6, 1675
  4. HANNAH CARPENTER, b. April 3, 1640 at Weymouth, Massachusetts
  5. ABIAH CARPENTER, b. April 9, 1643 in Weymouth, Massachusetts; d. before 1702 (twin to Abigail)
  6. ABIGAIL CARPENTER, b. April 9, 1643 in Weymouth, Massachusetts; d. March 5, 1710 (twin to Abiah)
  7. SAMUEL CARPENTER, b. about 1644 in Massachusetts; d. February 20, 1682/83

Generation No. 11

ABIAH CARPENTER (WILLIAM CARPENTER10) was born April 9, 1643 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts and died before 1702. He married MARY REDAWAY.

Children of ABIAH CARPENTER and MARY REDAWAY are:

  1. OLIVER CARPENTER, b. about 1675 in Pawtuxet, Massachusetts; d. 1727 in North Kingston, Rhode Island
  2. JOSEPH CARPENTER
  3. HANNAH CARPENTER
  4. REBECCA CARPENTER
  5. ABIAH CARPENTER
  6. SOLOMON CARPENTER, b. 1678; d. 1750
  7. SAMUEL CARPENTER
  8. MARY CARPENTER

ABIGAIL CARPENTER (WILLIAM CARPENTER10) was born April 9, 1643 in Weymouth, Norfolk County, Massachusetts and died March 5, 1709/10 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. She married JOHN TITUS, JR., in 1659 in Rehoboth, son of ROBERT TITUS and HANNAH. He was born December 18, 1627 in St. Katherine's, London, Middlesex, England and died April 16, 1689 in Rehoboth.

Notes for JOHN TITUS
JOHN TITUS was previously married to RACHEL ???. He had four children with RACHEL; one was a daughter named ABIGAIL TITUS, born February 18, 1654. ABIGAIL TITUS married JOHN FULLER in 1673, thus making a connection of sorts with my Carpenter and Fuller lines.)

Children of ABIGAIL CARPENTER and JOHN TITUS are:

  1. SAMUEL TITUS, b. June 1, 1661
  2. JOSEPH TITUS, b. March 17, 1665; m. MARTHA PALMER, Jan. 19, 1687/88, probably daughter of Jonah Palmer
  3. MARY TITUS, b. March 17, 1665
  4. EXPERIENCE TITUS, b. April 19, 1669

SAMUEL CARPENTER (WILLIAM CARPENTER10) was born about 1644 in Massachusetts and died February 20, 1682/83. He married SARAH REDAWAY, May 25, 1660 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. She was born about 1645 in Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts and died January 8, 1717.

Children of SAMUEL CARPENTER and SARAH REDAWAY are:

  1. SAMUEL CARPENTER, b. September 15, 1661, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  2. SARAH CARPENTER, b. January 11, 1663, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  3. ABIAH CARPENTER, b. February 10, 1665, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  4. JAMES CARPENTER, b. April 12, 1668, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  5. JACOB CARPENTER, b. September 5, 1670, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  6. JONATHAN CARPENTER, b. December 11, 1672, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  7. DAVID CARPENTER, b. April 17, 1675, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  8. SOLOMON CARPENTER, b. December 23, 1677, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  9. ZACHARIAH CARPENTER, b. July 1, 1680, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  10. ABRAHAM CARPENTER, b. September 20, 1682, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Generation No. 12

OLIVER CARPENTER (ABIAH CARPENTER11) was born about 1675 in Pawtuxet, Massachusetts and died 1727 in North Kingston, Rhode Island. He married SARAH.

Notes for OLIVER CARPENTER
There are two sons listed for OLIVER that have the same first name, CHRISTOPHER. If the first CHRISTOPHER had died, I would understand another son being named CHRISTOPHER but apparently the first CHRISTOPHER survives, marries and has children. I don't believe OLIVER and SARAH would name two of their sons with the same first name so, either one of the CHRISTOPHER's doesn't belong to this family or it was the second CHRISTOPHER who survived, married and had the children. Not sure which is correct.

Children of OLIVER CARPENTER and SARAH are:

  1. CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER, b. about 1695
  2. WILLIAM CARPENTER, b. June 19, 1701
  3. ABIGAIL CARPENTER, b. October 2, 1705 (twin to Anne)
  4. ANNE CARPENTER, b. October 2, 1705 (twin to Abigail)
  5. NATHANIEL CARPENTER, b. about 1707
  6. HANNAH CARPENTER, b. October 28, 1708
  7. THOMAS CARPENTER, b. about 1709
  8. JEREMIAH CARPENTER, b. 1716; d. 1793
  9. CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER, b. about 1718, South Kingston, Rhode Island
  10. BENJAMIN CARPENTER, b. October 5, 1719
  11. JOSHUA CARPENTER, b. January 14, 1722
  12. JOHN CARPENTER, b about 1725
  13. ABIAH CARPENTER, d. September 13, 1729; m. Sarah Arnold, September 17, 1725
  14. SOLOMON CARPENTER
  15. SARAH CARPENTER
  16. MERIBAH CARPENTER
  17. EDMUND CARPENTER
  18. DAVID CARPENTER
  19. ROBERT CARPENTER

ABRAHAM CARPENTER (SAMUEL CARPENTER11) was born September 20, 1682 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts and died April 22, 1758. He married 1) ABIGAIL BULLARD, May 1, 1705. She was born unknown and died June 5, 1713. He married 2) ELEANOR CHORD, April 22, 1714. She was born about 1678 and died December 27, 1762.

Children of ABRAHAM CARPENTER and ABIGAIL BULLARD are:

  1. ABRAHAM CARPENTER, b. September 8, 1705, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  2. ABIAL CARPENTER, b. May 27, 1708, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  3. SIMEON CARPENTER, b. February 20, 1712, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Generation No. 13

CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER (OLIVER CARPENTER12) was born about 1695. He married MERCY TAYLOR (or ROBERTS) in South Kingston, Rhode Island. In 1737 he moved to Maryland. He was a blacksmith.

Children of CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER and MERCY TAYLOR are:

  1. JEREMIAH CARPENTER, b. June 18, 1715, North Kingston, Rhode Island; d. March 5, 1792
  2. JONATHAN CARPENTER, b. September 4, 1719
  3. ROBERT CARPENTER, b. March 5, 1722, East Greenwich, Rhode Island
  4. MERCY CARPENTER, b. March 25, 1724, East Greenwich, Rhode Island
  5. WILLIAM CARPENTER, b. April 5, 1727
  6. SARAH CARPENTER, b. March 5, 1729/30
  7. OLIVER CARPENTER
  8. NICHOLAS CARPENTER, b. 1743; d. October 4, 1791; m. Mary Wolfe, daughter of Joseph Wolfe; she died in 1816
  9. CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER, b. about 1745; d. 1801/02; m. Anne
  10. BARBARA CARPENTER, b. about 1746; m. Benjamin Brown of Providence, Rhode Island, October 16, 1768

ABIAL CARPENTER (ABRAHAM CARPENTER12) was born May 27, 1708 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts and died May 31, 1788. He married 1) PRUDENCE. He married 2) CHARITY ALLEN.

Children of ABIAL CARPENTER and PRUDENCE are:

  1. AMIE CARPENTER, b. November 26, 1725, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  2. LOUIS CARPENTER, b. September 25, 1727, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  3. SARAH CARPENTER, b. between 1728-1738, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  4. ABRAHAM CARPENTER, b. September 23, 1739, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  5. ABIAL CARPENTER, b. August 3, 1743, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  6. SIMEON CARPENTER, b. January 7, 1754, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  7. SARAH CARPENTER, b. September 14, 1755, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  8. NATHAN CARPENTER, b. April 12, 1757, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  9. RACHEL CARPENTER, b. February 9, 1759, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Children of ABIAL CARPENTER and CHARITY ALLEN are:

  1. ALLEN CARPENTER, b. February 27, 1761, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  2. LUCY CARPENTER, b. January 19, 1763, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  3. COMFORT CARPENTER, b. July 18, 1764, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  4. EPHRAIM CARPENTER, b. August 29, 1766, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  5. NOAH CARPENTER, b. November 25, 1768, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts

Generation No. 14

JEREMIAH CARPENTER (CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER13) was born June 18, 1715 in Rhode Island and died March 5, 1792. He married ELIZABETH REYNOLDS in 1737.

Notes for JEREMIAH CARPENTER
He resided in West Greenwich, Rhode Island and Bennington, Vermont. His sons, JONATHAN, WILLIAM and JOSHUA were in the battle of Bennington.

Children of JEREMIAH CARPENTER and ELIZABETH REYNOLDS are:

  1. ISABEL CARPENTER
  2. JEMINA CARPENTER; m. JOHN POTTER
  3. MERCY HANNA CARPENTER, b. March 13, 1738/39; d. May 7, 1827, Washington County, Ohio; m. EDMUND RATHBUN
  4. CHRISTOPHER CARPENTER, b. September 14, 1740
  5. MERIBAH CARPENTER, b. October 18, 1741
  6. JONATHAN CARPENTER, b. November 1, 1743, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island; d. March 1815
  7. MARY CARPENTER, b. November 1, 1743, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island; d. December 25, 1743, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
  8. WILLIAM CARPENTER, b. 1745, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island; m. SUSANNA KONTER
  9. ELIZABETH CARPENTER, b. January 5, 1746/47, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
  10. MOLLY CARPENTER, b. about 1750, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island; d. after March, 1826; m. WILLIAM COBB
  11. JOSHUA CARPENTER, b. August 1758, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island
  12. HANNAH CARPENTER, b. 1759, West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island

ABRAHAM CARPENTER (ABIAL CARPENTER13) was born September 23, 1739 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts and died August 21, 1797 in Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont. He married ELIZABETH BLISS, February 28, 1759. She was born April 15, 1738 and died March 30, 1830.

Children of ABRAHAM CARPENTER and ELIZABETH BLISS are:

  1. JESSE CARPENTER, b. September 27, 1760, Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts
  2. PHEBE CARPENTER, b. June 7, 1762
  3. CYRIL CARPENTER, b. January 3, 1766, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut
  4. ABRAHAM CARPENTER, b. July 11, 1768, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut
  5. ELIZABETH CARPENTER, b. November 20, 1770, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut
  6. CYRUS CARPENTER, b. 1776, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  7. SUSANNA CARPENTER
  8. OLIVE CARPENTER
  9. UNKNOWN CARPENTER

Generation No. 15

JONATHAN CARPENTER (JEREMIAH CARPENTER14) was born November 1, 1743 in West Greenwich, Rhode Island and died March 1815. He married ELIZABETH PRATT.

Notes for JONATHAN CARPENTER
Jonathan moved to Bennington County, Vermont then to Rutland, Vermont, where he settled. He held many important offices in Rutland.

Children of JONATHAN CARPENTER and ELIZABETH PRATT are:

  1. RHODA CARPENTER, b. March 30, 1768; d. May, 1834, Sutton, Canada(?); m. JOHN GIBSON, May 1792
  2. STEPHEN CARPENTER, b. March 19, 1770, Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont
  3. ISABEL CARPENTER, b. 1773; d. apparently died in 1776
  4. ASA CARPENTER, b. about 1774; d. apparently died very young, year unknown
  5. JONATHAN CARPENTER, b. October 1775

MERCY HANNA CARPENTER (JEREMIAH CARPENTER14) was born March 13, 1738/39 and died May 7, 1827 in Washington County, Ohio. She married EDMUND RATHBUN, about 1759 in Exeter, Washington County, Rhode Island, son of JOHN RATHBUN and PATIENCE FISH. He was born December 8, 1737 in Washington County, Rhode Island and died 1801 in Pidgeon Creek, Ohio County, West Virginia.

Children of MERCY HANNA CARPENTER and EDMUND RATHBUN are:

  1. PERRY RATHBUN, b. July 1, 1760, Rhode Island
  2. JOHN RATHBUN, b. 1762, Rhode Island
  3. GIDEON RATHBUN, b. October 3, 1766
  4. DAVID RATHBUN, b. 1768
  5. ELSIE RATHBUN, b. 1769
  6. ELECTA RATHBUN, b. 1770
  7. EDMUND RATHBUN, b. May 22, 1777
  8. LOVINIA RATHBUN, b. 1779

WILLIAM CARPENTER (JEREMIAH CARPENTER14) was born 1745 in West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island and died unknown. He married SUSANNA KONTER.

Child of WILLIAM CARPENTER and SUSANNA KONTER is:

  1. ROSANNA CARPENTER; m. 1) THOMAS SPENCER; 2) JOHN POTTER

MOLLY CARPENTER (JEREMIAH CARPENTER14) was born about 1750 in West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island and died after March, 1826 in New York. She married WILLIAM COBB. He was born about 1749 and died March 8, 1826 in Marcellus, Onondaga, New York.

Children of MOLLY CARPENTER and WILLIAM COBB are:

  1. STEPHEN COBB, b. August 12, 1772, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont
  2. ELIZABETH COBB, b. March 22, 1774, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont
  3. DANIEL COBB, b. October 28, 1775, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont
  4. HANNAH COBB, b. March 12, 1779, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont
  5. WILLIAM COBB, b. September 2, 1781, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont
  6. MARY COBB, b. October 2, 1783, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont
  7. JEMINA COBB, b. September 7, 1786, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont

JOSHUA CARPENTER (JEREMIAH CARPENTER14) was born August, 1758 in West Greenwich, Kent County, Rhode Island and died December 19, 1794 in Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont. He married MARGARET NOBLE, about 1779 in Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont. She was born July, 1760 in Westfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts and died December 28, 1829 in Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont.

Children of JOSHUA CARPENTER and MARGARET NOBLE are:

  1. MARIE CARPENTER, b. 1780, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont; d. 1854, Allegany, Cattaraugus County, New York; m. AUSTIN DIMMICK
  2. ELI CARPENTER, b. 1782, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont; d. January 2, 1838, Eagleville, Ashtabula County, Ohio; m. LOVINA CUSHMAN
  3. REYNOLDS CARPENTER, b. December 27, 1784, Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont; d. August 21, 1862, Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont; m. MARY POLLY NILES
  4. RUTH CARPENTER, b. 1785, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont; d. September 21, 1819, Pownal, Bennington County, Vermont; m. MUMFORD ELDRED
  5. MARY CARPENTER, b. 1787, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont; d. January 30, 1822, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont
  6. MARGARET CARPENTER, b. 1792, Bennington, Bennington County, Vermont; d. November 24, 1816, Shaftsbury, Bennington County, Vermont; m. JOHN NILES

JESSE CARPENTER (ABRAHAM CARPENTER14) was born September 27, 1760 in Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts and died February 23, 1838. He married 1) ANNE CUTTER, September 28, 1782. She was born unknown and died July 15, 1797. He married 2) SARAH. She was born about 1768 and died unknown.

Children of JESSE CARPENTER and ANNE CUTTER are:

  1. CALVIN CARPENTER, b. June 12, 1784, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  2. EMERY CARPENTER, b. August 18, 1785, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  3. CYRIL CARPENTER, b. March 2, 1786, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  4. JESSE CARPENTER, b. October 21, 1788, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  5. RIAL CARPENTER, b. August 24, 1790, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  6. LUCY CARPENTER, b. June 5, 1792, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  7. PERSIS CARPENTER, b. February 20, 1794, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  8. ABRAHAM CARPENTER, b. February 16, 1796, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire

Children of JESSE CARPENTER and SARAH are:

  1. CALVIN CARPENTER, b. September 10, 1798, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  2. CLARISSA CARPENTER, b. November 19, 1800, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  3. ALVAH C. CARPENTER, b. December 25, 1802, Plainfield, Sullivan County, New Hampshire
  4. HORACE CARPENTER, b. August 9, 1804, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont
  5. ZENAS CARPENTER, b. March 27, 1808, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont
  6. CONVERSE CARPENTER, b. April 26, 1812, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont
  7. ABIGAIL CARPENTER, b. May 1, 1816, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont

Generation No. 16

STEPHEN CARPENTER (JONATHAN CARPENTER15) was born March 19, 1770 in Pownal, Vermont. He married (1) FILINDA HEATH, June 7, 1795. She was born about 1774 in Vermont and died May 22, 1824 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont. He married (2) CATHERINE BARCHARDT, February 13, 1825.

Notes for STEPHEN CARPENTER
Stephen resided in Richford, Vermont and was a charter member of the Congregational Church in 1802. He moved to Richford with his father in 1778.

Children of STEPHEN CARPENTER and FILINDA HEATH are:

  1. ASA CARPENTER, b. September 23, 1796, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont; d. May 3, 1823
  2. ASENATH CARPENTER, b. December 8, 1798, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  3. EDWIN CARPENTER, b. January 29, 1801, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  4. FILINDA CARPENTER, b. July 9, 1803, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  5. STEPHEN CARPENTER, b. August 19, 1805, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  6. BRADFORD JAMES CARPENTER, b. September 30, 1807, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  7. ORSON CARPENTER, b. March 31, 1811, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  8. HARRIET CARPENTER, b. September 15, 1814, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  9. JANE CARPENTER, b. June 11, 1817, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  10. CHLOE CARPENTER, b. June 28, 1820, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  11. ALBERT CARPENTER, b. November 8, 1822, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont

JONATHAN CARPENTER (JONATHAN CARPENTER15) was born October, 1775 in Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont and died September, 1859 in Vermont. He married PATIENCE ROGERS in February, 1809.

Children of JONATHAN CARPENTER and PATIENCE ROGERS are:

  1. HIRAM CARPENTER, b. 1806; m. 1) EMILY WRIGHT; 2) LEVINA
  2. NORMAN CARPENTER, b. between 1800-1810, Vermont; m. ALLURA DWYER
  3. LOUISA A. CARPENTER, b. 1814, Vermont; m. WILLIAM CORLISS
  4. SUSANNA ELIZABETH CARPENTER, m. ALVIN GOFF
  5. MARY CARPENTER, m. LORENZO D. CORLISS
  6. SILAS PRATT CARPENTER, b. January 1, 1829
  7. WILLIAM ROGERS CARPENTER
  8. LAURA CARPENTER, m. JAMES G. POWELL
  9. SOPHRONIA CARPENTER
  10. OLIVE P. CARPENTER
  11. SARAH ALLURA CARPENTER

ZENAS CARPENTER (JESSE CARPENTER15) was born March 27, 1808 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont and died December 23, 1847 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont. He married SUSAN WORTH NUTTING, December 2, 1830. She was born June 7, 1801 and died July 20, 1859.

Children of ZENAS CARPENTER and SUSAN WORTH NUTTING are:

  1. NANCY N. CARPENTER, b. October 17, 1831, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont; m. WILLIAM WEBSTER
  2. LEANDER C. CARPENTER, b. November 15, 1833, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont
  3. CHARLES C. CARPENTER, b. April 8, 1836, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont; m. EMELINE COOK
  4. GEORGE CARPENTER, b. between 1835-1840, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont; d. between 1840-1850, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont
  5. WARD B. CARPENTER, b. April 4, 1843, Corinth, Orange County, Vermont

Generation No. 17

ASA CARPENTER (STEPHEN CARPENTER16) was born September 23, 1796 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont and died May 3, 1823 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont. He married EUNICE JEWETT, February, 1819, daughter of JEREMIAH JEWETT and HANNAH. She was born March 5, 1802 in Vermont and died between 1870-1880 in Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Notes for EUNICE JEWETT
EUNICE married THOMAS SCHOOLCRAFT (son of WILLIAM C. SCHOOLCRAFT and CATHERINE MILLER) after the death of ASA. THOMAS was born about 1797 in Canada. THOMAS and EUNICE had six children: ORRIS M., b. 1832, Canada; ELEANER M., b. 1833, Canada; WILLIAM J., b. 1836, Vermont; CATHERINE MARY, b. 1840, Canada; JOHN H., b. 1843, Parishville, Saint Lawrence County, New York; ALSINA C., b. 1847, Parishville, Saint Lawrence County, New York. THOMAS and EUNICE moved to Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin between 1860-1870.

Children of ASA CARPENTER and EUNICE JEWETT are:

  1. MARIA CARPENTER, b. 1820, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  2. HARVEY CARPENTER, b. April, 1822, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont; d. August 5, 1907

STEPHEN CARPENTER (STEPHEN CARPENTER16) was born August 19, 1805 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont and died unknown. He married JANE BICKFORD, October 30, 1832 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont.

Children of STEPHEN CARPENTER and JANE BICKFORD are:

  1. LUCRETIA ALVIRA CARPENTER, b. February 7, 1834, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  2. ERASTUS CARPENTER, b. January 26, 1836, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  3. MARY ANN CARPENTER, b. January 16, 1838, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  4. NATHANIEL CARPENTER, b. December 27, 1839, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  5. ELSIE CARPENTER, b. March 12, 1841, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  6. JOHN HINDMAN CARPENTER, b. April 27, 1843, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  7. RODNEY CARPENTER, b. August 18, 1845, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont

BRADFORD JAMES CARPENTER (STEPHEN CARPENTER16) was born September 30, 1807, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont and died unknown. He married LAURA J. JONES, April, 1834.

Children of BRADFORD JAMES CARPENTER and LAURA J. JONES are:

  1. LOREN CARPENTER, b. New York
  2. SARAH BIRD CARPENTER, b. New York
  3. CHARLES CARPENTER, b. about 1836, New York

ORSON CARPENTER (STEPHEN CARPENTER16) was born March 31, 1811 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont and died unknown. He married LAURA ROY, October 29, 1834.

Children of ORSON CARPENTER and LAURA ROY are:

  1. ADLINE JANE CARPENTER, b. August 29, 1835, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  2. ELLEN ELIZA CARPENTER, b. March 5, 1837, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  3. CHARLES HENRY CARPENTER, b. February 19, 1839, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  4. CORDELLA PHILANDA CARPENTER, b. January 26, 1841, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  5. FRANCES CARPENTER, b. April 30, 1846, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont

HIRAM CARPENTER (JONATHAN CARPENTER16) was born 1806 in Vermont and died between 1880-1885 in Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont. He married 1) EMILY WRIGHT in 1830 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont. She was born about 1808 in Vermont and died between 1860-1865 in Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont. He married 2) LEVINA about 1866 in Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont. She was born January, 1830 in Vermont and died unknown.

Children of HIRAM CARPENTER and EMILY WRIGHT are:

  1. MANLY CARPENTER, b. 1833, Franklin County, Vermont
  2. JANE CARPENTER, b. 1835, Franklin County, Vermont
  3. LOUISA CARPENTER, b. 1837, Franklin County, Vermont
  4. GEORGIA CARPENTER, b. 1839, , Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont
  5. AMELIA CARPENTER, b. 1842, , Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont
  6. S. CARPENTER, b. October, 1850, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont; d. between 1850-1860
  7. VICTORIA CARPENTER, b. 1854, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont

Children of HIRAM CARPENTER and LEVINA are:

  1. EMILY CARPENTER, b. 1867, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont
  2. ALMON CARPENTER, b. December, 1868, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont
  3. ETHAN CARENTER, b. 1872, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont
  4. MYRTLE CARPENTER, b. 1874, Montgomery, Franklin County, Vermont

NORMAN CARPENTER (JONATHAN CARPENTER16) was born between 1800-1810 in Franklin County, Vermont and died before 1850 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont. He married ALLURA DWYER. She was born between 1810-1820 in Vermont.

Notes for ALLURA DWYER
After NORMAN'S death, ALLURA married JAMES MARTIN.

Children of NORMAN CARPENTER and ALLURA DWYER are:

  1. JAMES CARPENTER, b. 1836, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  2. JULIA ANN CARPENTER, b. 1838, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont
  3. WALTER S. CARPENTER, b. 1846, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont

LOUISA A. CARPENTER (JONATHAN CARPENTER16) was born 1814 in Vermont and died unknown. She married WILLIAM CORLISS. He was born 1811 in Vermont and died unknown.

Children of LOUISA A. CARPENTER and WILLIAM CORLISS are:

  1. MARY JANE CARPENTER, b. 1837, Richford, Franklin County, Vermont; m. GOFF
  2. UNKNOWN
  3. UNKNOWN

WARD B. CARPENTER (ZENAS CARPENTER16) was born April 4, 1843 in Corinth, Orange County, Vermont and died after 1930 in Topsham, Orange County, Vermont. He married MARY ABBY McCRILLIS, February 2, 1867, daughter of SAMUEL McCRILLIS and HARRIET. She was born February 2, 1847 in Massachusetts and died between 1882-1900 in Orange County, Vermont.

Children of WARD B. CARPENTER and MARY ABBY McCRILLIS are:

  1. CHARLIE B. CARPENTER, b. August 27, 1870, Topsham, Orange County, Vermont
  2. ERNEST LINWOOD CARPENTER, b. September 11, 1873, Topsham, Orange County, Vermont
  3. KATIE MAY CARPENTER, b. May 20, 1876, Topsham, Orange County, Vermont

Generation No. 18

HARVEY CARPENTER (ASA CARPENTER17) was born April, 1822 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont and died August 5, 1907 in Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin. He married MARY in 1844 in New York. She was born March 15, 1821 in New Hampshire and died November 19, 1893 in Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin.

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Children of HARVEY CARPENTER and MARY are:

  1. WELTHY EUNICE CARPENTER, b. August 15, 1845, New York; d. December 18, 1904
  2. ANNETTE M. CARPENTER, b. May, 1847, New York; m. HENRY W. NORTHROP
  3. MARIA M. CARPENTER, b. 1849, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York
  4. ALMEDA CARPENTER, b. September, 1851, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York
  5. LUCINDA CARPENTER, b. 1855, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York
  6. VIOLA CARPENTER, b. 1856, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York
  7. ASA J. CARPENTER, b. May 1858, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York; d. 1914, Jackson County, Wisconsin

MARIA CARPENTER (ASA CARPENTER17) was born 1820 in Richford, Franklin County, Vermont and died between 1860-1870 in New York. She married LYMAN ORMSBY about 1844 in St. Lawrence County, New York. He was born about 1808 in Canada and died October 16, 1892 in Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Notes for LYMAN ORMSBY
He was married previous to MARIA and had at least two children by his first wife. He is shown as married to ROMELLI in 1870 in Dickson, Franklin County, New York and had one child, EMMA, with her. I'm assuming that MARIA died and he married ROMELLI as his third wife.

Children of MARIA CARPENTER and LYMAN ORMSBY are:

  1. HIRAM H. ORMSBY, b. March, 1844, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York; m. ALMEDA CARPENTER
  2. JAMES HENRY ORMSBY, b. 1846, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York; m. ELLEN
  3. EUNICE C. ORMSBY, b. 1848, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York; m. COLEMAN
  4. MELVIN ORMSBY, b. 1850, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York; m. ADA R. STANFORD, November 10, 1875, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  5. MELVINA ORMSBY, b. 1850, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York
  6. HELEN L. ORMSBY, b. September, 1855, Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York; d. June, 1925, Whatcom County, Washington; m. JOHN J. STANFORD, July 17, 1874, Jackson County, Wisconsin

Generation No. 19

WELTHY EUNICE CARPENTER (HARVEY CARPENTER18) was born August 15, 1845 in New York and died December 18, 1904. She married WILLIAM HARVEY WILLIAMS. He was born August 7, 1845 in Pennsylvania and died March 30, 1915 in Crawford County, Pennsylvania.

Notes for WELTHY EUNICE CARPENTER & WILLIAM HARVEY WILLAMS
WILLIAM HARVEY WILLIAMS was known throughout life as "HARVEY." This is something I had always known.
WELTHY EUNICE CARPENTER was apparently known as "EUNICE." This was something I didn't know until I saw the newspaper clipping about their divorce.
HARVEY and EUNICE were divorced in 1892 in Bradford, McKean County, Pennsylvania.

Children of WELTHY EUNICE CARPENTER and WILLIAM HARVEY WILLIAMS are:

  1. MARY A. WILLIAMS, b. January, 1867, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin; m. LEWIS COWLES
  2. JAMES WILLIAMS, b. 1868, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  3. ALICE EDITH WILLIAMS, b. August 28, 1869, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin; d. April 23, 1937
  4. JOHN L. WILLIAMS, b. January, 1871, Pennsylvania
  5. MINNIE R. WILLIAMS, b. July, 1873, Wisconsin
  6. MAJOR HARVEY WILLIAMS, b. February 20, 1875, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  7. MAGGIE WILLIAMS, b. February, 1879, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin

ANNETTE M. CARPENTER (HARVEY CARPENTER18) was born May, 1847 in New York and died unknown. She married HENRY W. NORTHROP in 1865. He was born October, 1842 in New York and died unknown.

Children of ANNETTE M. CARPENTER and HENRY W. NORTHROP are:

  1. JENNIE M. NORTHROP, b. 1867, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  2. UNKNOWN SON, b. May, 1870, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin; d. before 1880, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  3. EARL D. NORTHROP, b. 1872, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  4. CLYDE G. NORTHROP, b. 1877, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  5. RALPH W. NORTHROP, b. November, 1884, Jackson County, Wisconsin

ALMEDA L. CARPENTER (HARVEY CARPENTER18) was born 1851 in Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York and died between 1920-1930 in Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin. She married HIRAM H. ORMSBY, November 7, 1868 in Jackson County, Wisconsin, son of LYMAN ORMSBY and MARIA CARPENTER. He was born March, 1844 in New York and died between 1920-1930 in Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Notes for ALMEDA L. CARPENTER
On the 1900 census for Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin, ALMEDA is shown as having 4 children with 3 still living.

Children of ALMEDA L. CARPENTER and HIRAM H. ORMSBY are:

  1. UNKNOWN CHILD, b. between 1869-1873, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  2. BERTON R. ORMSBY, b. January, 1874, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  3. LEDA M. ORMSBY, b. November, 1880, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  4. R. W. ORMSBY, b. November, 1883, Alma, Jackson County, Wisconsin

ASA J. CARPENTER (HARVEY CARPENTER18) was born May, 1858 in Parishville, St. Lawrence County, New York and died 1914 in Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin. He married EMMA E., June 28, 1882 in Jackson County, Wisconsin. She was born January, 1861 in New York and died 1928 in Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Children of ASA J. CARPENTER and EMMA are:

  1. HARVEY POTTER CARPENTER, b. May, 1883, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  2. ELGIE N. CARPENTER, b. February, 1888, Jackson County, Wisconsin

Generation No. 20

HARVEY POTTER CARPENTER (ASA J. CARPENTER19) was born May 31, 1883 in Jackson County, Wisconsin and died January, 1964 in Wisconsin. He married HONORA MARY DORRANCE, September 14, 1904 in Jackson County, Wisconsin. She was born 1884 in Wisconsin and died 1952 in Jackson County, Wisconsin.

Children of HARVEY POTTER CARPENTER and HONORA M. are:

  1. WARD A. CARPENTER, b. March 20, 1906, Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin; m. JULIA
  2. MARGERY L. CARPENTER, b. 1912, Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin
  3. NAOMI E. CARPENTER, b. 1913, Garden Valley, Jackson County, Wisconsin
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