Rhode Island, USA
Rhode Island, USA
A source for much of this biographical information comes from NEHGR, Vol 159 (2005) [Carpenter Articles] and Vol 151 (1997), pg 141.
Oliver was born about 1667 or 1668 at Pawtuxet (now Warwick,RI) to Abiah Carpenter, most probably by Abiah's known first wife, Mary Redway. He died between Oct 4,1727 when he was granted administration of his son Oliver's estate, and Nov 20,1727, when his own estate was presented, and administration granted to his widow. His will was probated Nov 25,1727.
He married, first, about 1693, Sarah ____, whose surname is not known.
He married, second, at Yarmouth,MA on Nov 6,1721, Sarah O'Killey. This marriage was at the Yarmouth Friend's Meetinghouse.
The children of Oliver Carpenter were numerous, and the following is an attempt to sequence them and assign them to each marriage. This is difficult because his first wife's death date is not known, and he married again in 1721. Sources include the 1898 Carpenter Memorial and Austin's Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island.
Children(by first marriage): Oliver Carpenter, Solomon Carpenter, John Carpenter, Christopher Carpenter, William Carpenter, Abigail Carpenter, Ann Carpenter, Thomas Carpenter, Nathaniel Carpenter, Hannah Carpenter Spink, Robert Carpenter, Meribah Carpenter, Phebe Carpenter, Jeremiah Carpenter, Oliver Carpenter, Joshua Carpenter, Sarah Carpenter Reynolds, Benjamin Carpenter, and Abiah Carpenter.
Children(by second marriage): Timothy Carpenter, Edmund Carpenter, Joshua Carpenter, David Carpenter, and Oliver Carpenter Jr.
Abiah Carpenter (1643 - 1688)
Mary Redway Carpenter (1646 - 1667)
Sarah Carpenter (1675 - 1720)
Sarah O'Killey Carpenter Hall (1689 - 1736)
Christopher Carpenter (1695 - 1763)*
Maintained by: SRBentz
Originally Created by: Lori Bright
Record added: Sep 13, 2009
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