9851. Minnie Alcott Carpenter
BIRTH: Birth year is estimated.
9852. Horace Lewis Carpenter
Lives in California.2 SOUR S203 3 TEXT pg 775.
CENSUS: 1880 US Census
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Horace CARPENTER Self M Male W 40 VT Laborer --- ---
Sarah CARPENTER Wife M Female W 32 NY Keeping House --- ---
Harry CARPENTER Sister S Female W 14 IL At Home VT NY
Charles CARPENTER Son S Male W 12 IA At Home VT NY
Guy CARPENTER Son S Male W 3 IA VT NY
Myrta M. CARPENTER Dau S Female W 1 IA VT NY
Census Place Steamboat Rock, Hardin, Iowa
Family History Library Film 1254343
NA Film Number T9-0343
Page Number 420B
9870. Austin G. Carpenter
E-MAIL: Sat, 13 Jan 2001 From: "gliving"
AUSTIN G. CARPENTER, Treasurer of Johnson County, was born in Indiana
County, Pa., December 16, 1832. Here he studied civil engineering, and was
employed in the capacity of engineer for some years on railroads in the
State of Ohio, and afterwards superintended the grading of railroad work in
the State of Iowa, for some months, then in the same capacity in Stephenson
County, Ill., for a short time; after which he was employed in the Engineer
Corps of the Madison & Portage City Railroad at Portage City, Wis. He came
to Kansas in April, 1857, located in Allen County, where he was engaged in
farming and surveying, and for two years held the office of County Surveyor.
On October 16, 1861, he enlisted in Company D, Ninth Kansas Cavalry, which
was partially formed from the Iola Battalion, originally organized by James
Lane. Mr. Carpenter served as Battalion and Regimental Quartermaster, until
January, 1863, when he resigned and joined his company as First Lieutenant;
in August following, was appointed Post Quartermaster at Pleasant Hill and
Harrisonville, Mo. In April, 1864, he again joined his company as
Lieutenant, and went south with his regiment to Fort Smith, Ark., and served
until December 20, 1864, after which he returned to Allen County and farmed.
In December, 1865, he came to Johnson County, and engaged in farming, in
Shawnee Township, where he still has a finely improved farm of 300 acres.
Mr. Carpenter was appointed Surveyor of Johnson County in January, 1877, and
elected to the office in the fall of that year for a term of two years. He
was elected Treasurer of the county in the fall of 1879, and again in 1881.
The subject of our sketch was married in Andrew County, Mo., in March, 1865,
to Maggie Duncan. She died in December, 1871, leaving one son, John C. Mr.
C. was married again at Olathe, in 1872, to Mary A. Freeman. They have one
17552. Nellie Furbish Carpenter
Corrective notes on page 851 of the Carpenter Memorial puts the birth year as 1857. NOTE: This is before the marriage date of her parents. I am keeping 1867 for now until further info comes up. JRC 1/2001