Group 2 - Descendants of Richard Carpenter RIN 669
The Providence (Pawtuxet section, now in Cranston), Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, now part of Providence County, RI Carpenter line

Carpenters' Encyclopedia of Carpenters - 2022 Update

These are the known descendants of Richard Carpenter-669 and his son William Carpenter-662 (c1610-1685).
This Carepenter line is represented by Group 2 of the Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project.

The Carpenter Cousins web project is an effort to update and correct Carpenter/Zimmerman and related surnames.

Group 2 are descendants of William Carpenter-662 born about 1610 in England who came to America in 1635. He settled in present day Providence, Rhode Island.

The number after the surname is a record information number (RIN) from the Carpenter Cousins Project master genealogical database. See: The Carpenter Cousins Project

Group 2 is unique from other Carpenter/Zimmerman groups within the Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project.

The Group 2 descendants are in two categories.

1) Those both genetically and genealogically connected. This includes those who are reasonably believed to be related but are not proved. Read the NOTES.

2) Those that match genetically but are NOT connected genealogically. See the marriage listed as "UNATTACHED LINEAGES" on the first page of the Descendant Report. This technique to provides those detached or unconnected descent lineages and to recognize them for their genetic connectiveness to Group 2.

PLEASE be aware that there is a separate genetic family referenced as Group 3. They are descendants of William Carpenter b. about 1605 in England who came to America in 1638 and who settled in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. They are NOT the same person nor are they close cousins.

Y-DNA testing allows the Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project to tell the genetic difference (three (3) Y-DNA genetic marker discriminators!) between these two groups. Unique genetic fingerprints or genetic profiles allow us to tell these two groups apart as many other Carpenter/Zimmmerman and related lines.

For the most up-to-date information on the two DIFFERENT Carpenter Families, who emigrated from England in 1635 and 1638 then who settled in Providence, RI & Rehoboth, MA respectively, ALSO KNOWN as Group 2 & 3, please see Carpenter Sketches by Gene Zubrinsky.

See much more at the Carpenter Cousins web page at: - The Carpenter Cousins Project is part of the Guild of One Name Studies.

This file does contain mistakes. This despite great efforts to correct such. Verification is always needed of any data.
Generally speaking, the better the documentation, the better the data is. Please read the notes.

NOTE: Names and relationships have been retained for those living, but other details have been removed for privacy.

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