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Jeremiah Carpenter (1803 - 1884)

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Jeremiah Carpenter
Born in Kanawha, Virginiamap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Columbia, Meigs, Ohiomap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Feb 2019 | Last significant change: 20 Feb 2019
02:06: Arthur Van Riper Jr added John Wesley Carpenter (1823-1892) as child for Jeremiah Carpenter (1803-1884). [Thank Arthur for this]
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Jeremiah was born in Virginia, USA on 3 May 1803 to Amos Carpenter and Margaret McGlaughlin. Jeremiah married Sara Ann Simpson and had 10 children. He passed away on 28 Jul 1884 in Columbia, Meigs, Ohio, USA.


  • Jeremiah was born in Virginia, USA on 3 May 1803 to Amos Carpenter and Margaret McGlaughlin.[1]


  • Jeremiah married Sara Ann Simpson on 8 Feb 1823.[2]

Political Offices

  • Jeremiah was the State Representative and then State Senator for Meigs County, Ohio.[2]


  • Jeremiah died 23 Jul 1884in Columbia, Meigs, Ohio, at the age of 81 years 2 months 25 days.[1][2]


  • Jeremiah is buried at the School Lot Cemetery in Carpenter, Meigs County, Ohio, USA[1][2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 19 February 2019), memorial page for Jeremiah Carpenter (28 Apr 1803–23 Jul 1884), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6679335, citing School Lot Cemetery, Carpenter, Meigs County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Robin (Cottingham) Townsend-Fife (contributor 46514741).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Colton, Barbara Snyder; "The Mc(G)Laughlin Family, Early Settlers of Meigs, Vinton and Athens Counties, Ohio". Privately printed, Salt Lake, UT, 1993, Page 51. Book is out of print. Limited number produced. (PDF copy in possession of [Van Riper-81] Arthur Van Riper, Jr.), Page 7.

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