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Benjamin Carpenter
Birth: May 17, 1725
Swansea
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1804
Guilford
Windham County
Vermont, USA

 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Edward Carpenter (1700 - 1778)
  Elizabeth Wilson Carpenter (1706 - 1791)
 
 Spouse:
  Amie Carpenter Carpenter (1725 - 1803)
 
 Children:
  Joseph Carpenter (1749 - 1829)*
  Rhoda Carpenter Nichols (1755 - 1837)*
  Amie Carpenter (1763 - 1780)*
  Cyrus Carpenter (1769 - 1840)*
 
 Sibling:
  Benjamin Carpenter (1725 - 1804)
  Caleb Carpenter (1742 - 1810)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"Sacred to the Memory of the Late
HON BENJAMIN CARPENTER ESQ
Born in Rehoboth, Mass A.D. 1726
A Magistrate in Rhode Island in A.D. 1764
A public teacher of righteousness,
An able advocate to his last for Democracy,
And the equal rights of man.
Removed to this town A. D. 1770
Was a field officer in the Revolutionary War,
A founder of the first constitution and government of Vermont,
A counsellor of Censors in A.D. 1783
A member of the Counsil and Lieutenanet Governor of the state in A.D. 1779
A firm professor of Christianity in the Baptist church 50 years. Left this world
and 146 persons of lineal posterity March 29, 1804, aged 78y 10m 12d;
with a strong mind and full faith of a more glorious state hereafter. Stature
about 6 feet, weight 200. Death had no terror."
 
Note: Burial and death information from Guilford Town Clerk's office - given on a Carpenter Cemetery information card.
 
Burial:
Carpenter Cemetery
Guilford
Windham County
Vermont, USA
 
Created by: Denise Crawford
Record added: Oct 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43069243
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For my 5th great grandfather.
- Penny Nichols Alby
 Added: Aug. 15, 2014

- Dorothy
 Added: Mar. 24, 2014
Her 5th great grandfather, always remembered.
- Barbara & Lewis
 Added: Sep. 22, 2013
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