Richard Carpenter

Richard Carpenter

Birth
Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 27 Mar 1901 (aged 60)
Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Plot Section A, Lot 10, Grave 8
Memorial ID 23419309 · View Source
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Enlisted August 5. 1862 mustered in as Private September 4, 1862 with Company B. 7th Rhode Island Infantry transferred from Company B. old organization October 28, 1864
wounded April 2, 1865 at Petersburg Virginia gunshot wound of the right thigh mustered out June 9, 1865.

After the war he was admitted to U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in the State of Maine on November 13, 1895; age 50 when admitted and that record states he died while he was on furlough from the home at Rhode Island on March 27, 1901.

He applied for Pension as Invalid on May 16, 1866; app# 108,282
His Widow Margaret applied for his pension on October 4, 1901 app# 749,563.

Richard was the son of John Carpenter (b. abt 1805 Ireland - d. abt 1845/1850 RI) and Mary Newman (b. abt 1805/1810 Ireland - d. 15 Dec 1891 RI).
He married Margaret Moran on 8 Apr 1860 in Cranston, Providence, RI. They had Marietta, Catharine, Sarah, John F., Ellen, Richard, Charles and William E. .

Supporting documents include:
CENSUS: 1850 US Census - with mother; father deceased
CENSUS: 1860 US Census - with very soon to be inlaws and future wife!
Name: Richard Carpenter
Age: 20 Birth Year: abt 1840; Gender: Male; Birth Place: Ireland; Home in 1860: Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island; Post Office: Olneyville; Dwelling Number: 423; Family Number: 556; Occupation: Laborer
Household Members: John Moran, 55; Catharine Moran, 50; Patrick Moran, 30; Charles Moran, 28; Ellen Moran, 26; Catharine Moran, 24; Mary A. Moran, 20; Margaret Moran, 18; Adelia McDermot, 17; Richard Carpenter, 20.
Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Johnston, Providence, RI; Roll: M653_1206; p. 37; Family History Library Film: 805206
Source Information; Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:
Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration.

MARRIAGE: 1860 Cited from Rhode Island Marriages as being 8 Apr 1860.
CENSUS: 1870 US Census
Name: Richard Carpenter; Age in 1870: 29; Birth Year: abt 1841; Birthplace: Rhode Island; Dwelling Number: 346; Home in 1870: Johnston, Providence, RI; Race: White; Gender: Male; Occupation: Moulder; Father of Foreign Birth: Y; Mother of Foreign Birth: Y; Inferred Spouse: Margaret Carpenter; Inferred Children: Marietta Carpenter, Catherine Carpenter, Sarah Carpenter, John F. Carpenter; Household Members: Richard Carpenter, 29; Margaret Carpenter, 29; Marietta Carpenter, 9; Catherine Carpenter, 8; Sarah Carpenter, 7; John F. Carpenter, 4; Charles Carpenter, 23.
Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Johnston, Providence, RI; Roll: M593_1475; Page: 288A; Family History Library Film: 552974
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA:
Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration.

CENSUS: 1880 US Census
Name: Richard Carpenter; Age: 38; Birth Date: Abt 1842; Birthplace: Rhode Island; Home in 1880: Johnston, Providence, RI; Street: Randal Ave.; Dwelling Number: 14; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Self (Head); Marital status: Married; Spouse's name: Margaret Carpenter; Father's Birthplace: Ireland; Mother's Birthplace: Ireland; Occupation: Moulder; Months Not Employed: 2; Household Members: Richard Carpenter, 38; Margaret Carpenter, 38; Catharine Carpenter, 17; Sarah Carpenter, 14; John F. Carpenter, 11; Ellen Carpenter, 9; Richard Carpenter, 7; Charles Carpenter, 5; William E. Carpenter 3/12.
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Johnston, Providence, RI; Roll: 1214; Page: 311B; Enumeration District: 114
Source Information: Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA.
Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, DC
CENSUS: 1890 US Census - burned
CENSUS: 1900 US Census
Name: Richard Carpenter, 59; Birth Date: Jun 1840; Birthplace: Rhode Island; Home in 1900: Johnston, Providence, RI; Street: Thornton Avenue; Sheet Number: 12; Number of Dwelling in Order of Visitation: 207; Family Number: 223; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Head; Marital status: Married; Spouse's name: Margaret Carpenter; Marriage Year: 1868; Father's Birthplace: Ireland; Mother's Birthplace: Ireland; Occupation: Moulder; Months Not Employed: 9; Can Read: Yes; Can Write: Yes; Can Speak English: Yes; House Owned or Rented: R; Farm or House: H; Household Members: Richard Carpenter, 59; Margaret Carpenter, 59; John Carpenter, 30; Charles Carpenter, 25; Kate Carpenter, 37; George Hobson, 20; Mamie Hobson, 15; Richard Hobson, 11; Fred Hobson, 8.
Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island; Page: 12; Enumeration District: 0134; FHL microfilm: 1241510
Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.
Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.

CENSUS: 1890 Veterans Census - image
Name: Richard Carpenter; Gender: Male; Role: Veteran; Residence Date: Jun 1890; Home in 1890 (Township, County, State): Johnston, Providence, RI; Enumeration District: 118; Year enlisted: 1862; Year discharged: 1865; Rank: Private;
Source Citation: The National Archives at Washington, DC; Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War; Series Number: M123; Record Group Title: Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs; Record Group Number: 15; Census Year: 1890
Source Information
Ancestry.com. 1890 Veterans Schedules [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.
Original data: Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M123, 118 rolls); Records of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, DC.
NOTE: Per image: 'Wounded three times - "has chronic diarhaea"'


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Inscription

Co. B., 7 R.I. Inf.


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  • Maintained by: Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
  • Originally Created by: Jen Snoots
  • Added: 15 Dec 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23419309
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Carpenter (May 1840–27 Mar 1901), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23419309, citing Saint Ann Cemetery, Cranston, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War (contributor 48353502) .