Stage, TV, and Movie Actor
- 7th Great-grandfather of John Lithgow — 10th Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Joseph Carpenter
- Margaret Sutton
- Birth Date:
- 15 Jan 1657
- Birth Location:
- Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 22 May 1727
- Death Location:
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Knockum Hill Cemetery, Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island
- Spouse Name:
- Renew Weeks
- Marriage Date:
- ABT 1680
- Marriage Location:
Jotham Carpenter (Ahnentafel No:476 )
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Additional marriages for Benjamin Carpenter
- Martha Toogood
- Marriage Date:
- 27 Nov 1706
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Sources for Benjamin Carpenter
- 1 Dutchess County, NY: The Settlers of the Beekman Patent, Vol. 3, Pages 240-241.
- 2 Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850, Rehoboth, Vol. 1, p. 571, Birth record for Benjamin Carpenter.
- 3 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 2005, Vol. 159, Page 49.
- 4 Rhode Island Historical Cemeteries Database Index, Cemetery record for Benjamin Carpenter.
- 5 Swansea, MA: Vital Records to 1850, Page 9, Birth record for son Jotham Carpenter.
- 6 Swansea, MA: Vital Records to 1850, Page 12, Birth record for daughter Keziah Carpenter.
- 7 Brogan, Hugh and Charles Mosley, American Presidential Families, New York: Macmillan Publishing Company (1993), 500.
- 8 Carpenter, Amos B., A Genealogical History of the Rehoboth Branch of the Carpenter Family in America, Amherst, Massachusetts: Press of Carpenter and Morehouse (1898), 58, 74.
- 9 Roberts, Gary Boyd, comp., Ancestors of American Presidents, 2009 Edition, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 440.
- 10 Thompson, William Baker, comp., Thompson Lineage with Mention of Allied Families, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: The Telegraph Printing Company (1911), 83.
- 11 Weeks, Robert D., Geo. Weekes: Genealogy of the Family of George Weekes, of Dorchester, Mass., 1635-1650, Newark, New Jersey: Press of L. J. Hardham (1885), 36.
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