Carpenter Cousins Encyclopedia of Carpenters - 2021 Update

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

Group 3 of the Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project is represented by the descendants of William Carpenter, his son, who immigrated in 1638 on the Bevis from England to America. William Carpenter-584 settled in Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusettsin 1640.

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

These Carpenter lineages are based on those who have been Y-DNA tested and are part of Group 3 of the Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project.

Group 3 is genetically distinct from other Carpenter/Zimmerman groups within the Carpenter Cousins Y-DNA Project. Even Group 2 the descendants of William Carpenter of Providence, Rhode Island who came to America in 1635. The difference between Group 2 and 3 genetically is three (3) discriminators and two of them are on the first 37 Y-DNA markers given at FamilyTree DNA (

For the most up-to-date information on the two William Carpenters who settled in Rehoboth, MA & Providence, RI, please see Carpenter Sketches by Gene Zubrinsky.

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