Henry Carpenter
(1760-1862)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Henrietta

Henry Carpenter 1 2 3

  • Born: 1760, , , PA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Henrietta
  • Died: 14 Jan 1862, Gahanna, Franklin, OH at age 102 2
  • Buried: Gahanna: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Franklin, OH 2 3

  Burial Notes:

Tombstone: Carpenter, Henry, died Jan 14, 1862, aged 102 years. Photo at http://www.genealogybug.net/Franklin_Cemeteries/peaceluth/c6150004.jpg

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1790 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 The 1790 census recorded Henry Carpenter with this household:
Name: Henry Carpenter
Home in 1790 (City, County, State): Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 5
Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females: 5
Number of All Other Free Persons: 2
Number of Household Members: 13

2. Tax List: 1793, Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 5

3. Census in 1820 in Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 6 The 1820 census recorded Henry Carpenter with this household:
Free White Persons - Males - Under 10: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 10: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 16 thru 25: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1
Number of Persons - Engaged in Manufactures: 1
Free White Persons - Under 16: 4
Free White Persons - Over 25: 2
Total Free White Persons: 8
Total All Persons - White, Slaves, Colored, Other: 8

4. Arrival: 1839, in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH. 7

5. Census in 1850 in Mifflin Twp., Franklin, OH. 1 William Reaker [mispelling of Beecher], farmer, 50, was living with wife Julia, 48.; Henry, farmer, 25; Elmira, 19; Matilda, 17; Julia, 14; and Barbary, 12. Everyone's birthplace is Pennsylvania except Ohio for the two youngest children. William's real estate is worth $500, and he is likely living on land given to him by his neighor and father-in-law, Henry Carpenter, occupation "none", 72, and his wife Harriett, 71, whose real estate is worth $400.

6. Census in 1860 in Jefferson Twp., Franklin, OH. 8 Henry Carpenter, shoemaker, 95, born in Pennsylvania, was living with wife Harriett, 84, born in London, E. The post office was Blacklick.

Next door: Theodore Carpenter, farmer, 42, born in Pennsylvania; his wife, Sarah, 41, born in Virginia; and their children born in Ohio: Solomon, 14; Thos., 13; Wm H., 5; Elizh. I., 1.

7. Tombstone: Inscription: "Henry Carpenter Died Jan 14 1862 Aged 102 Years", 14 Jan 1862, Gahanna, Franklin, OH. 3

8. Book: History of Franklin and Pickaway Counties, Ohio, 1880. 7
Henry and Henrietta Carpenter came into Mifflin in 1839 from Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, and later moved into Jefferson township. Henry Carpenter died at the advanced age of one hundred and four years and his wife at ninety eight, both being people of wonderful strength and splendid health. Charles Carpenter, a son, is now a business man of Gahanna, and one of its leading citizens. He has been several times a justice of the peace. A sister, Julia Ann Beecher, lives in Indiana.


Henry married Henrietta. (Henrietta was born in 1763 in , , PA,2 9 died on 13 Jul 1861 in Gahanna, Franklin, OH 2 9 and was buried in Gahanna: Peace Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Franklin, OH 2 9.)


Sources


1 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Franklin County, Mifflin Township, Series: M432 Roll: 680 Page: 87.

2 <i>Peace Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Gahanna, Franklin County, Ohio</i> (http://www.genealogybug.net/Franklin_Cemeteries/peaceluth/peaceluth.htm), http://www.genealogybug.net/Franklin_Cemeteries/peaceluth/peaceluth.htm.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=147064851.

4 <i>1790 United States Census</i>, Henry Carpenter. Census Place: Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 8; Page: 104; Image: 795; Family History Library Film: 0568148.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863</i> (Septennial Census Returns, 1779–1863. Box 1026, microfilm, 14 rolls. Records of the House of Representatives. Records of the General Assembly, Record Group 7. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, PA.), PA > Lancaster > Earl Township. Henry Carpenter.

6 <i>1820 United States Census</i>, Census Place: New Holland in Earl, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Page: 243; NARA Roll: M33_106; Image: 142.

7 <i>History of Franklin & Pickaway Counties, Ohio</i> (Williams Bros. publishers, 1880.), Page 486, Mifflin Township.

8 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, Ohio, Franklin County, Jefferson Township, Series: M653 Roll: 963 Page: 260.

9 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=147064644.



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