|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1833|
|Death: ||Apr. 29, 1907|
DAVID N. CARPENTER Former Mayor and Respected Citizen Called to His Reward. After an illness of several weeks, D. N. Carpenter, died at his home in Millertown, Monday morning shortly after ten o'clock. Death was due to a complication od diseases. Deceased was a pioneer resident od Chicago Junction, moving here twenty-six years ago when the town was but a mere hamlet. He was well and favorably known, having served the city as mayor for four years, one term as member of the council and at the time of his death filled the office of Justice of the Peace. Having always manifested a keen interest in the town's welfare he had a very large circle of acquaintances. David N. Carpenter, son of Samuel Carpenter and wife, was born in Richland County, Ohio, October 18, 1833, died at Chicago, Ohio, April 29, 1907, making his age 71 years, six months and eleven days. On December 10, 1854, he was united in marriage to Sarah Ann Smith and to this union were born six children, as follows: John W., Asa Andrew, Mary Eunice, now the wife of I. M. Croninger; Catherine Lucretia, the wife of Dr. A. R. Kauffman; Emma, the wife of B. F. Fink, and a daughter who died in infancy. Seven years ago the beloved wife and mother passed away. In addition to the children, the deceased leaves to mourn his death, three brothers and three sisters Rhoda Peck, of Galion; J.J. Carpenter of Crestline; Lucretia Harrington of Chattanooga, Tenn; L. A. Carpenter of Defiance; Anna Durwester, of Warsaw, Ind., and C. H. Carpenter, of Beaver Dam, Wis. Mr. Carpenter came to Chicago Junction in 1881. He was an active member and trustee od the United Brethren church, member of the Masonic and I. O. O. F. Societies. He served the city two terms as mayor from 1889 to 1892. In his official capacity he acted conscientiously and done what he thought was best for the community. The funeral services were held from the United Brethren church Wednesday morning at ten o'clock, Conducted by a former pastor Rev. J. W. Hicks, of Fostoria. Interment was made in Greenwood cemetery beside his wife and mother. A devoted husband, a kind, indulgent and noble father, a good neighbor, and friend has gone to his reward, may he rest in peace. From the Chicago Junction May 2, 1907
Sarah A. Smith Carpenter (1827 - 1899)*
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