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Mahala Neal Carpenter
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1829
Crawford County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1899
Marion County
Iowa, USA

MAHALA NEAL was born on September 7, 1829 in Crawford County, Indiana, the oldest child and daughter of JONATHAN NEAL (1809-1861) and his wife SARAH TIPTON (c1810-aft1860). Mahala died on April 25, 1899 in Marion County, Iowa.

Mahala married JOHN ANDREW CARPENTER on August 6, 1844 in Crawford County, Indiana, son of JAMES C. CARPENTER and REBECCA RIDDLE. John was born on December 6, 1819 in Cumberland County, Kentucky, and died on March 1, 1889 in Marion County, Iowa.

Children of MAHALA NEAL and JOHN ANDREW CARPENTER are:

i. JAMES MADISON CARPENTER, b. September 9, 1845, Crawford County, Indiana; d. October 13, 1883, Sarpy County, Nebraska; m. JOANNE MARIA EVERETT, March 2, 1871, Marion County, Iowa; b. September 28, 1852, Coal Ridge, Marion County, Iowa; d. September 12, 1894, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.

ii. DAVID CARPENTER, b. May 11, 1847, Harrison County, Indiana; d. September 13, 1930, San Diego County, California; m. MARTHA JANE GILLASPY, July 4, 1870, Barton County, Missouri; b. Abt. 1851, Iowa; d. Aft. 1880.

iii. GEORGE WASHINGTON CARPENTER, b. June 28, 1849, Crawford County, Indiana; d. September 12, 1932, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; m. MINERVA HARRIOTT, January 15, 1871, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa; b. May 12, 1850, Ohio; d. November 9, 1930, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.

iv. SARAH JANE CARPENTER, b. October 14, 1851, Crawford County, Indiana; d. June 10, 1933, Arvada, Jefferson County, Colorado; m. WILLIAM A. ELLIOT, March 18, 1875, Marion County, Iowa; b. November 1, 1841, Kentucky; d. August 23, 1922, Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado.

v. JOHN WESLEY CARPENTER, b. April 8, 1854, Crawford County, Indiana; d. May 9, 1924, near Munden, Republic County, Kansas; m. MELISSA SAMPSON, July 3, 1876, Polk County, Iowa; b. February 19, 1857, Adelphia, Polk County, Iowa; d. October 31, 1932, Republic County, Kansas.

vi. ISAAC RIDDLE CARPENTER, b. April 1, 1856, Crawford County, Indiana; d. September 3, 1926, Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska; m. LAURA M. SAMPSON, February 4, 1878, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; b. March 9, 1860, Polk County, Iowa; d. June 8, 1933, Papillion, Sarpy County, Nebraska.

vii. MARY ANN CARPENTER, b. August 13, 1862, Marion County, Iowa; d. June 26, 1933, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; m. (1) ALEXANDER LACKEY, no marriage; b. September 23, 1851, Kosciusko County, Indiana; d. February 26, 1884, Summit Township, Marion County, Iowa; m. (2) HENRY JORDAN, May 18, 1892, Marion County, Iowa; b. November 1844, Ohio; d. November 24, 1918, Valley Junction, Polk County, Iowa.

viii. ELIZA ANN CARPENTER, b. August 13, 1862, Marion County, Iowa; d. February 12, 1920, Waterloo, Blackhawk County, Iowa; m. EDWARD CARLISLE KINSELL, February 23, 1890, Colfax, Jasper County, Iowa; b. June 9, 1857, Lee County, Iowa; d. May 16, 1927, Waterloo, Blackhawk County, Iowa.

ix. ISABELLE "PLINA" CARPENTER, b. April 9, 1866, Marion County, Iowa; d. May 23, 1922, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa; m. CHARLES WALTER PELTON, December 29, 1887, Marion County, Iowa; b. July 22, 1865, Marion, Knoxville, Iowa; d. April 15, 1939, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa.

x. FRANCIS MARION CARPENTER, b. March 18, 1867, Marion County, Iowa; d. January 7, 1935, Bevier, Macon County, Missouri; m. (1) EVA ELINORA KARR, April 6, 1890, Marion County, Iowa; b. May 28, 1873, Carthage, Missouri; d. July 24, 1901, near Prairie City, Jasper County, Iowa; m. (2) ALICE ELLONA POTTER, December 23, 1903, Prairie City, Jasper County, Iowa; b. February 7, 1870, Pepin, Pepin County, Wisconsin; d. October 25, 1910, Hamilton, Caldwell County, Missouri; m. (3) CLARA E. SEELEY, March 20, 1919; b. June 16, 1857, Jefferson County, Iowa; d. November 11, 1943, New Cambria, Macon County, Missouri.

xi. EMILY DAVIS CARPENTER, b. October 15, 1869, Knoxville, Marion County, Iowa; d. October 1, 1937, Montezuma, Poweshiek County, Iowa; m. (1) UNKNOWN COLE; m. (2) GEORGE WASHINGTON HART, November 22, 1885, Marion County, Iowa; b. October 25, 1860, Red Rock, Marion County, Iowa; d. January 10, 1916, Montezuma, Poweshiek County, Iowa.

xii. ELIZABETH BLAINE CARPENTER, b. September 4, 1872, Marion County, Iowa; d. February 22, 1892, Marion County, Iowa.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jonathan Neal (1809 - 1861)
  Sarah Tipton Neal (1810 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  John Andrew Carpenter (1819 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  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)*
  Mary Ann Carpenter Jordan (1862 - 1933)*
  Eliza Ann Carpenter Kinsell (1862 - 1920)*
  Isabelle Plina Carpenter Pelton (1865 - 1922)*
  Elizabeth Carpenter (1872 - 1892)*
 
 Sibling:
  Mahala Neal Carpenter (1829 - 1899)
  Delilah F Neal Crezelous (1831 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
MAHALA
WIFE OF
JOHN A.
CARPENTER
DIED
APR. 25, 1899
AGED
69 YS. 7 MS.
18 DS.

The writing on the base of Mahala's side of the obelisk has faded but the words reportedly are:

"the grass will grow over the newly made grave, Bright flowers will blossom and fade, and wild birds will sing a sad requiem above where a loved one is lain."

 
Burial:
Karr Family Cemetery
Marion County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: John R.
Originally Created by: Sylvia L. Nimmo
Record added: Dec 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45351487
Mahala <i>Neal</i> Carpenter
Added by: John R.
 
Mahala <i>Neal</i> Carpenter
Added by: John R.
 
Mahala <i>Neal</i> Carpenter
Added by: John R.
 
 
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rest in peace
- darlene potts
 Added: Aug. 18, 2013

- lin8kin
 Added: Feb. 2, 2012
Remembering Mahala (Neal) Carpenter, my second great-grandmother.
- John R.
 Added: Dec. 28, 2009
 
 
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