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Isaac Riddle Carpenter
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Birth: Apr. 1, 1856
Crawford County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 3, 1926
Sarpy County
Nebraska, USA

ISAAC RIDDLE CARPENTER was born on April 1, 1856 in Crawford County, Indiana, and died on September 3, 1926 in Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska. He was the son of JOHN ANDREW CARPENTER (1819-1889) and his wife MAHALA NEAL (1829-1899).

Isaac married LAURA M. SAMPSON on February 4, 1878 in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, daughter of AQUILLA SAMPSON and his wife ELIZA LEAK. Laura was born on March 9, 1860 in Polk County, Iowa, and died on June 8, 1933 in Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska.

Isaac's brother, John Wesley Carpenter, married Melissa Sampson, the sister of Laura Sampson.

Isaac Riddle Carpenter and Laura M. Sampson had the following children:

i. NETTIE MAHALA CARPENTER, b. October 4, 1880, Adelphi, Polk County, Iowa; d. September 4, 1918, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska; m. GEORGE ALONZO ARCHER, January 3, 1899, Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska; b. November 15, 1872, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa; d. November 22, 1930, Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska.

ii. DENVER ELLIS CARPENTER, b. January 22, 1883, Sarpy County, Nebraska; d. March 25, 1949, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska; m. HELENE C. GRABOW, February 18, 1914; b. November 11, 1890; d. 1960.

iii. BESSIE HARRIOTT CARPENTER, b. October 9, 1886, Sarpy County, Nebraska; d. March 31, 1895, Sarpy County, Nebraska.

iv. JESSIE PEARLE CARPENTER, b. August 4, 1894, near Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska; d. November 4, 1941, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska; m. FREDERICK RAYMOND LAMB, February 12, 1918, Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska; b. March 1894, Nebraska.

v. HENRY H. CARPENTER, b. December 15, 1899, Sarpy County, Nebraska; d. June 7, 1914, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska.



I. R. Carpenter, Pioneer, Dead

Isaac R. Carpenter, Sarpy county pioneer, died at his home in the south part of town early Friday morning [Sept. 3, 1926] after an illness of several days of apoplexy. He was stricken ten days ago and never regained consciousness.

Isaac R. Carpenter was born April 1, 1856 in Indiana where he spent his boyhood days. He came to Sarpy county 46 years ago, locating first in Platford precinct where he farmed several years and then moved to near Papillion, farming the farm just west of what is known as the Sipherd farm in Fairview precinct near Richfield. Later, he gave up farming and moved to Papillion, residing for a time on the tract known as the old fair grounds and later moving to the late home in Papillion.

He was married 47 years ago to Miss Laura Sampson at Des Moines, Iowa, and five children were born, two of who with the widow survive. They are one son, Denver Carpenter, of Brunswick, Nebraska, and one daughter, Mrs. Pearl Lamb of Papillion. Mrs. Nettie Archer and Hattie, two other daughters, and Harry, a son, died several years ago. The deceased is also survived by three brothers, George Carpenter of Des Moines, Dave Carpenter of Los Angeles, and Marion Carpenter who resides in Iowa. Three sisters also survive. Mrs. William Elliott of Boulder, Colorado, and two who reside in Iowa.

The funeral was held from the late home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. B. Johansen, pastor of the St. Paul's Methodist, conducting the services. Several hymns were sung by Miss Stella Fase and Henry Eitelgeorge. Burial was in Cedar Dale cemetery.

A large number of the old friends and neighbors of the family attended the services.

The deceased was a man of a quiet and retiring disposition but was highly respected by everyone who knew him. He was a loving husband and father and was devoted to his wife and children. He was a good neighbor and will be greatly missed in the community.
Family links: 
  John Andrew Carpenter (1819 - 1889)
  Mahala Neal Carpenter (1829 - 1899)
  Laura M. Sampson Carpenter (1860 - 1933)
  Nettie M Carpenter Archer (1880 - 1918)*
  Denver Ellis Carpenter (1884 - 1949)*
  Hattie B Carpenter (1886 - 1895)*
  Jessie Pearle Lamb (1894 - 1941)*
  Harry H Carpenter (1899 - 1914)*
  James Madison Carpenter (1845 - 1883)*
  David Summers Carpenter (1847 - 1930)*
  George Washington Carpenter (1849 - 1932)*
  John Wesley Carpenter (1854 - 1924)*
  Isaac Riddle Carpenter (1856 - 1926)
  Eliza Ann Carpenter Kinsell (1862 - 1920)*
  Mary Ann Carpenter Jordan (1862 - 1933)*
  Isabelle Plina Carpenter Pelton (1865 - 1922)*
  Elizabeth Carpenter (1872 - 1892)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Dale Cemetery
Sarpy County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: John R.
Record added: Jan 17, 2010
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