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Josiah Carpenter

Josiah Carpenter

Male 1756 - 1818  (61 years)

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  • Name Josiah Carpenter 
    Born 20 Apr 1756  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jan 1818  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23755  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2013 

    Father Timothy Carpenter,   b. Abt 1730 
    Mother Elizabeth Anderson,   b. Abt 1730 
    Family ID F8257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Benedict,   b. 18 Mar 1766,   d. 9 Sep 1816  (Age 50 years) 
     1. Isaac Carpenter,   b. 10 Feb 1793, Rensselaer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1851, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     2. Jemima Carpenter,   b. 4 Jun 1795,   d. 4 Feb 1874  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 20 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F8256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Josiah Carpenter Birth: Apr. 20, 1756 Death: Jan. 21, 1818 Josiah was the third son of nine children born to Timothy and Elizabeth (Anderson) Carpenter, and grandson to Timothy and Experience (Chaffee) Carpenter of Rehoboth, Bristol County, Massachusetts. Josiah married Sarah Benedict in 1781 in Pittstown Township, Rensselaer County, New York. The lovely couple were blessed with twelve children: Phebe, Hannah, James, Daniel Benedict, Mary, Isaac, Jemima, Betsey, Sallie, Jane, Josiah, Jr., and Timothy. Josiah served in the Revolutionary War on two separate occasions. The National Archives, Washington DC, as well as the Historical Section, New York State Archives, Albany, New York, contains data which indicates that Josiah was a Private and served in Captain Cornelius Wiltse's Company, Colonel Yates' 14th Albany Regiment which formed from the Hoosick-Schaghticoke area. ----- Chautauqua County Wills Vol. I, pg. 77 Will of JOSIAH CARPENTER Chautauqua, Chautauqua County, New York Signed with mark, 25 Dec 1815. Court: 3 Mar 1819 One-third of estate to wife Sarah Carpenter. $1 to daughter Phebe Ward wife of Gilbert Ward. $1 to daughter Hannah wife of Israel Carpenter. $1 to daughter Mary Carpenter, single woman. $1 to daughter Jemima Phelps wife of Orange Phelps. $1 to daughter Betsey Peer wife of Oliver Peer. $1 each and bedding to daughter Sally Carpenter, single woman, and Jane Carpenter, single woman. Land and stock to son James Carpenter and son Daniel B. Carpenter. Land to son Isaac Carpenter. $1 each to son Josiah Carpenter and son Timothy Carpenter. Administrator: Sarah Carpenter, Daniel B. Carpenter, Isaac Carpenter Witnesses: Joseph L. Pember, Benjamin Gates, Harvey Pember ----- Early Settlers of Chautauqua County, New York CARPENTER Family - Josiah came from Pittstown, Rensselaer Co., NY in 1808 and bought 1,000 acres. His son James settled on part of this land in 1808- James and young wife stayed first in Thomas Bemus cabin, where son was born that year- first birth in town. In 1811, Josiah returned with 4 sons- Daniel B., Isaac, Josiah Jr, and Timothy- his 7 daus md respectively: Israel Carpenter, Orange Phelps, Gilbert Ward, Oliver Pier, Samuel Green and Henry Hosier- Mary was unmarried. MATTESON Family - Wm. Jr. and Estys, brothers, came in 1810- their father Wm. Sr. in 1811,(died 1858 in his 99th year), with son Victor- dau Mehetable md to Isaac Carpenter. ===== Recorded in The Descendants of Timothy Carpenter of Pittstown, Rensselaer Co., New York, [pg. 103-104] ===== A special thank you to Kathy Sloan for originally creating this memorial and transferring ownership to us, the Carpenter family, so that we could personalize it. Family links: Spouse: Sarah Benedict Carpenter (1766 - 1816)* Children: Isaac Carpenter (1793 - 1851)* Note: Revolutionary War Star Burial: Blockville Union Burial Ground Blockville Chautauqua County New York, USA Maintained by: M'Lady Originally Created by: Kathy Sloan Record added: Jan 22, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 10359614