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 Squire Henry “Henry” Carpenter

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Squire Henry “Henry” Carpenter

  • Birth 9 Jan 1844 Luzerne, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1922 Hildreth, Franklin County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Minden, Kearney County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 6754125

Obituary: Squire Henry Carpenter was born at Luzerne, Luzerne Co, Pa., January 9, 1844 and died February 25, 1922 at his home in Hildreth. He served his country in the Civil War from 1863 to 1865 with Company A, 64th Volunteer Infantry of Illinois.

He was married to Lucretia E. Gaylord at Little Rock, Illinois April 26, 1866. He moved to Nebraska in the spring of 1884, residing here until his death. To this union were born seven children, three sons and four daughters. His wife and one daughter preceded him to the Great Beyond. His wife Lucretia died November 11, 1892 and daughter Anna departed December 11, 1892.

On May 16, 1894, he was married to Martha Elizabeth Putman Davis, and to this union one son (Elvaro Madison Carpenter) was born. He leaves to mourn his death his invalid wife, Martha Elizabeth and children: William G. Carpenter of Clay Center; Elvaro Carpenter, of Cambridge; Mrs. Ernest Anderson (Ada Carpenter Anderson), of Hildreth; Mrs. Oscar Davis of Wauneta (Emma Carpenter Davis); Mrs. Bert Anderson, of Hildreth (Ethel Carpenter Anderson). Four step-children also survive him: Oscar W. Davis of Wauneta; Mrs. Tom Carpenter (Maude Davis Carpenter) of Cambridge; Mrs. Frank York (Cora Davis York) and Mrs. Arthur Carpenter (Lillie Davis Carpenter) of Hildreth; nineteen own grandchildren, eleven step-grandchildren and one great grandson.



  • Created by: Beverly Davis Valcovic
  • Added: 4 Sep 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6754125
  • Beverly Davis Valcovic
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Squire Henry “Henry” Carpenter (9 Jan 1844–25 Feb 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6754125, citing Garden Plain Cemetery, Minden, Kearney County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Beverly Davis Valcovic (contributor 16915644) .