Thursday, October 6, 2011

Sons of the American Revolution - Elihu CARPENTER

Sons of the American Revolution Elihu CARPENTER (1752-1827) veteran of the Revolutionary War, married 1738 Martha HUTCHINS. Son of Eleazer CARPENTER and Elisabeth WARFIELD.

Enlisted and served as Corporal at time of the Lexington Scare in Co. of Nathaniel Carpenter, No. 607. Served 8 days.

Enlisted and served as Corporal in Nathaniel Carpenter's Co., Col. Cary's Reg. at New York and White Plains. Dismissed Dec. 1, 1776, after 5 mon. service. Enlisted and served as Quarter master's Sergeant in Col. Hathaway's Reg. April 21, 1777. Served 24 days in Rhode Island.

Enlisted as Sergeant in Co. of Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter, "Reg. of Col. Whitney, in Rhode Island Alarm, May 3, 1777. Served 1 mo. 25 days. Marched from Rehobeth to Point Judith.

"Mass. Soldier's and Sailor's of the Revolutionary War" Vol. III.P. 116.

ANCESTRY CHAIN: 6th great-grandfather Elihu CARPENTER b.1752, Betsy CARPENTER-3684 b.1788, Adaline RAWSON b.1811, Mary DUNN b.1833, Harriett Camilla ENSIGN b.1859, George Ensign SMITH b.1898, Camilla SMITH b.1926, Lark, JR.

13 Immigrant ancestors of Elihu CARPENTER (child of Eleazer CARPENTER and Elizabeth WARFIELD) are pictured with ships are included on this 6 generation pedigree chart. (click on chart to enlarge.)

See post on our three William CARPENTER immigrant grandfathers.
See post on immigrant grandfather Edward FREEMAN.

1 comment:

Myrle Dalton said...

You have done some work! I remember Carpenter in the genealogy, but you have added a bunch of names I didn't know. I would love you to send it across to my blog. Thanks. I need to call you and catch up what you have been doing now that you are near to being 'snowed in' again. The picture of you on the Reasor girls Facebook is really cute. Luvmyrle