Abiah Carpenter

Abiah Carpenter

Male 1643 - 1699  (55 years)    Has more than 100 ancestors and 9 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name Abiah Carpenter 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 9 Apr 1643  Weymouth, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 9 Apr 1643  Weymouth, Norfolk, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1699  Pawtuxet, RI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I141964  Geneagraphie
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2000 

    Father Capt. William Carpenter,   b. 23 May 1605, Amesbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1685, W.P., Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother Abigail Briant,   b. 27 May 1604, Shalbourne, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1687, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 28 Apr 1625  ShalbourneParish, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 9 siblings 
    Family ID F71253  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Redway,   b. 27 May 1646, Rehoboth, Bristol Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1720, Pawtuxet, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 25 May 1660  Bristol, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Abiah Carpenter, Jr.,   b. Abt 1661, Pawtuxet, Providence County, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Samuel Carpenter,   b. Abt 1663, Pawtuxet, Providence County, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Joseph Carpenter,   b. Abt 1665, Pawtuxet, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Hannah Carpenter,   b. Abt 1667, Pawtuxet, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Rebecca Carpenter,   b. Abt 1669, Pawtuxet, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary Carpenter,   b. Abt 1671, Pawtuxet, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Oliver Carpenter,   b. 1675, Pawtuxet, Providence County, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 Nov 1727, North Kingston, Washington Co. Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     8. Soloman Carpenter,   b. 1678, Pawtuxet, Providence County, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     9. John Carpenter,   b. Abt 1666, Pawtuxet, Providence County, RI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1753, East Greenwich, Kent, RI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)
    Last Modified 26 Nov 2000 
    Family ID F56077  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Weeks,   b. Abt 1643,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2000 
    Family ID F71132  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Number 21 in the Carpenter Memorial - Family is number 11.
      See extensive notes on page 46 and 47.
      BAPTISIM: He was baptised on the same date as Abigail & Abraham. He was not a
      twin or triplet. See Abigail's notes.

      !MARRIAGE: ABIAH, (1643- ) & [MARY REDWAY?] (1646- ); B 1667?, B 1665;
      PAWTUXET, RI? PER NEW ENGLAND MARRIAGES PRIOR TO 1700.
      In one record his wife is listed as "Sarah".

      !DEATH: Died before March 1702 and probably died in 1699 per a deed by Oliver
      that states his father was then deceased.

      !In early life, Abiah chose the calling of a mariner. He received the largest
      portion of his father's real estate at Pawtuxet. In 1669 he and his wife were
      appointed guardians for Mary, daughter of William and Mary Baker.
      In 1669 he was made constable of Warwick, RI and Deputy in 1687.

      !SEE: The Carpenter and Related Family Historical Journal, Winter 1994,
      Volumne 5, Number 7, page 414, which lists a John Carpenter as a son of this
      Abiah with 6 children. Source: Austin's Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode
      Island Families, pages 35-36.

      !MISC: Name sometimes spelled Abia, and Abijah. (See Ann Wickes' doucmentation.
      ) Abiah was 16 when his father died.
      Carpenter Memorial, Rehoboth Family, call # 929.273 C225c, Family History
      Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. p. 46 & p. 47. Also p. 58.
      Sheets submitted by descendants. One has a wife Sarah Read with two children,
      Mary and Cornelius. These can be found on film 1273777 in the Salt Lake
      Family History Center.


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