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James Walter CarpenterAge: 56 years18401897

James Walter Carpenter
Given names
James Walter
Birth February 28, 1840
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
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Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 16 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
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American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 21 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
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The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 26 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
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Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 26 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
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Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 28 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
MarriageMary Alice Llewellyn BuntingView this family
October 21, 1873 (Age 33 years)
Name J. Walter Carpenter Sex Male Spouse's Name Alice L. Bunting Spouse's Sex Female Marriage Date 21 Oct 1873 Marriage Place St. Mary's, Maryland, United States Marriage Place (Original) Saint Marys, Maryland, United States Event Type Marriage
Birth of a daughter
#1Lola May Carpenter
May 12, 1875 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#2Walter Raymond Carpenter
October 31, 1878 (Age 38 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 37 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a daughter
#3Bertha Carpenter
March 14, 1879 (Age 39 years)
Death of a daughterBertha Carpenter
October 8, 1879 (Age 39 years)
Note: Tombstone says Oct. 8th 1879, but she is listed in the 1800 Census.
Census June 5, 1880 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#4Arthur Dudley Carpenter
August 7, 1880 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a daughter
#5Laura Maryland Carpenter
March 1883 (Age 43 years)
Birth of a daughter
#6C Sidney Llewellyn Carpenter
December 28, 1886 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a son
#7Newton Ford Carpenter
July 18, 1888 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a daughter
#8Ethel Briscoe Carpenter
February 1890 (Age 49 years)
Death January 2, 1897 (Age 56 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Loudon Park Cemetery

Last change July 1, 201911:41:04

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Alice Llewellyn Bunting - View this family
Marriage: October 21, 1873Maryland, United States
19 months
Lola May Carpenter
Birth: May 12, 1875 35 21St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: August 11, 1941Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States
4 years
4 months
Bertha Carpenter
Birth: March 14, 1879 39 25Maryland, United States
Death: October 8, 1879St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
17 months
Arthur Dudley Carpenter
Birth: August 7, 1880 40 26Budds Creek, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: July 28, 1944Washington, District of Columbia, United States
3 years
5 years
Newton Ford Carpenter
Birth: July 18, 1888 48 34Budds Creek, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States
Death: November 18, 1949Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
-19 months
C Sidney Llewellyn Carpenter
Birth: December 28, 1886 46 32Maryland, United States
Death: March 20, 1974Haverford, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
3 years
Ethel Briscoe Carpenter
Birth: February 1890 49 35Maryland, United States
Death: February 13, 1919

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