Group 3 - Descendants of William Carpenter-98-
Father of William Carpenter-584 (b. abt 1605)


35134. Grace Lorene Carpenter

Grace was 80 yr old when she died.  She lived in West Union, IL in 1973.

John Edward Higginbotham

"FAMILY RECORD of the Carpenter Family" pub. 1947. He has a brother Ormal b. 19 Feb. 1904  d. 4 Nov 1977.  John and Ormal are mentioned in his sister Mattie's obituary.  Marriage record "Grace Carpenter md. John Edgar Higginbotham . . ." is in Genealogical Library, Marshall, IL.  John Edward's tombstone says Jay Edward, but he is married to Grace L. and has son Everrett and birthdate for Jay matches John Edward's.

42398. Everett Edward Higginbotham

WWII Vet, Tech. for U.S. Army.

35135. Clara Ellen Carpenter

She was 73.

Otis Leroy Williams Sr.

Otis LeRoy Williams Sr. was 71y 4m 20d when he died.  Survived by two sisters, Mrs. Armita Gardner and Mrs. Ollie Mallory, 8 children, 7 daughter and 1 son, 27 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

35136. William Herman Carpenter

Information from: "FAMILY RECORDS of the Carpenter Family" published in 1947.  Verified birth in Clark  records.  William Herman lived in Cedar Lake in 1973 and Veedersburg, IN in 1985.   Information on this family was sent in by Mrs. Mary D. Beebe of Veedersburg, IN. in 1993. Mary Deloris Carpenter is a daughter, and their eighth child.   Additional information from the children or grandchildren of most of the family, Sept/Oct 1993.

35137. Rev. Carl Clifford Carpenter

Information from "FAMILY RECORD of the Carpenter Family" pamphlet published in 1947.  Personal records of Carl Clifford Carpenter.   Carl lived in Martinsville, IL in 1973 and 1985.  He is mentioned in his sister Bonnie's obituary in June 1994 as Rev. Carl Carpenter.

35138. Bonnie Marie Carpenter

Information from: "FAMILY RECORD of the Carpenter Family" pub. 1947. Bonnie lived in Terre Haute, IN. in 1973 & 1985, as stated in other's obituaries. Her daughter Frances died at age 7.   Originally the birth year was 1907, but she was 85 when she died and the obituary said she died on 21 June 1994.

OBITUARY:  Bonnie Arbuckile Sanders.  Marshall, Clark , Illinois -- Bonnie Arbuckle Sanders, 85, of Marshall, and formerly of Terre Haute, Ind. died at 4:55 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, 1994, in Burnsides Nursing Home at Marshall.  She was born March 8, 1909, in Anderson Twp., Clark County to William Carpenter and Mary Carver Carpenter.  Her first husband, Eugene Arbuckle, died in 1943; her second husband, John Sanders, died in 1982.  Survivors include two sons, Warren Arbuckle and Rev. Glenn Arbuckle; one daughter, Faye Simpson; two brothers, Rev. Carl Carpenter and Harry Carpenter;  17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.  Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Prust-Hosch Funeral Home at West Union, with the Rev. Gene Ellis officiating.  Burial is in Ohio Cem., west of West Union.  Visitation is after 4 p.m. Friday and before services Saturday.

42427. Frances Arbuckle

Died at age 7.

35141. Effie Turner

Not sure of order of children.  The record said she had 9 children and
gave these names.

35142. Edgar Turner

Not sure of order of his children.  The record said he had 3 children and
gave these names.

35143. Winfield Turner

The record said he had 8 children, names unknown.

35148. Phebe Berrillar Carpenter

Information obtained from "FAMILY RECORD  of the Carpenter Family," published 1947.   Family records in possession of Mildred Heleine, Marshall, Clark, IL.  In others' obituaries she was listed as "of Darwin, IL" in 1972, "of West Union" (IL) in 1973, "of West Union" in 1982, and "of Paris, Edgar, IL" in 1983. Phebe was still living in a nursing home in Paris, IL at 90 (in 1980).

35149. Lucy Ethel Carpenter

Information from: "FAMILY RECORD of the Carpenter Family" published in 1947.  Information was also obtained from Goldie and Effie Jane, her daughters, and Silas her son.  Also family Bible in possession of Goldie. Lucy was 79y 9m 3d.

OBITUARY:  Lucy Ethel Chambers, the second child of the twelve children born to John E. and Florence Effie Kincaid Carpenter, was born November 28, 1892 in Anderson Twp. of Clark County, Illinois, and departed this life at the Nursing Home in Casey, Illinois, Thursday, about 8:00 a.m., August 31, 1972, at the age of 79 years, 9 months and three days.    She was united in marriage to Silas Slyvester Chambers, on October 4, 1913.  To this union was born five children.  Her husband Silas, preceded her in death February 7, 1925; also preceding her in death, a daughter, Erma Constance, born July 20, 1914.  A son Harold Edgar Chambers was killed in France, in the Battle of the Bulge, January 14, 1945; her father and mother, a sister Rosa Mason, two brothers, Truman Daniel and Donald F. Carpenter.    She leaves to mourn her departure two daughters Mrs. Goldie (Charles) Patteson of Hobart, Indiana;  Mrs. Effie Jane (Leroy) Wallace of Martinsville, Illinois; one son Silas Dean Chambers of Portage, Indiana; three sisters Mrs. Pheobe (Fred) Ledermann of Darwin, Illinois; Mrs. Ruby (Howard) Serwise, Mrs. Helen (Dennis) Weir, Martinsville, Illinois; five brothers Thomas, John F. and Oscar Carpenter of Marshall, Illinois, Golden Carpenter of Dennison, Illinois; Noland Carpenter of Portage, Ind., ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.  She lived her entire life within a few miles of her birthplace.  As a child, she attended the Cottonwood School and the Mill Creek Baptist Church.  She was converted and baptized April 4, 1934, and with her daughter became a member of the Allright Congregational Church, and when this church was disorganized she areturned and attended the church of her childhood, the Mill Creek Baptist Church.  She was a very faithful Christian all her life. . . Funeral services September 2, 1972. . . Interment in the Ohio Cem..

42458. Harold Edgar Chambers Pvt. Lst Class

Never married. Killed in World War II.  Awarded the Presidential Unit Citation.  Killed in the Battle of the Bulge, World War II.
Private First Class US Army

35150. Ruby Inez Carpenter

Information from:  "FAMILY RECORD of the Carpenter Family" pub. in 1947 and an interview with Ruby in 1980 at a family reunion.  According to others' obituaries she was  "of Marshall" in 1973 & 1982.  She was 87 at time of death..  She had 4 grandchildren and 1 grreat-grandchild.  A letter from Mrs. Allen Serwise in 1993 (now living in Peoria, IL) said Ruby moved to Marshall in 1942 and lived in the same home until about a year before her death. Both of her sons have contributed to this record.

Howard Allen Serwise

Parents: John SERWISE & Caroline GOODWIN In Clark  records (book in Terre Haute Library), (one record said, Caroline Goodwin, another Caroline Renner).   Sp C 929.377371 C, Marriages 1872-1881) there is a marriage date for John Serwise and Caroline Renner, 28 Feb 1880.  Clark  records, a birth date for John Serwise, b. 22 May 1859 in IL and d. 26 Aug. 1916 in Anderson Twp., Clark, IL.  Buried in Zeigler Cem.. Information given by Howard Serwise.  This John's parents were listed as John Serwise from Germany, and Katherine Lichtenberger also from Germany. Birth certificate for Howard Allen Serwise in possession of son, Allen Wayne Serwise.