Temple Carpenter

Male 1769 - 1839  (70 years)


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  • Name Temple Carpenter 
    Born 1769 
    Gender Male 
    Tax List 1800  Banks County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1820  Lawrence County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1830  Copiah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 Sep 1839  Copiah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1785, Apr 13 -- Land Grant #360, Montgomery County, NC
      Temple Carpenter received 100 acres located on Cabin Creek adjoining his own line. Jonathan Carpenter and William Gibson were chain carriers.

      1800 -- Tax List, Franklin County, GA
      Temple Carpenter listed [no acreage or location given in]

      1804 -- Colonel William Wofford Survey on Georgia Frontier Settlers
      Updated Report made to Colonel Return Jonathan Meigs, agent to the Cherokee Indians, southwest Point, regarding the number and condition of the Settlers living in and near the "Wofford Settlement", on the Frontier of Georgia and the Cherokee Nation of Indians - lying between the Currahee Mountain and the headwaters of the Oconee River. Original 1798 Settlers in the Nathan Smith settlement who were left outside of Colonel Hawkins line: Nathan Smith, James Minyard, Michael Oliver [removed by 1804] Stephen Smith [removed by 1804] Nicholas Smith [removed by 1804], Owen Carpenter, Jack Parker [removed by 1804], Thomas Warren, Joseph Halcom [removed by 1804], Charles Warren [removed by 1804], William Thornton [removed by 1804], Johnson McKinney [removed by 1804] and Lewis Dickenson. New Settlers by 1804 in Nathan Smith Settlement: Isham Smith, John Smith, Adam Sheffield, James Keys, Joseph Shelton, Samuel Spencer, William Spencer, Richard Jacks, John Huitt, Jacob Hollingsworth, Moses Alred, James Brown, Temple Carpenter, John Warren, James Hamilton, Nimrod House, James Alred, Thomas Bullen, William Newton, Snow, Asa Walker, Morgan Guest, William Smith, Averitt Smith, George Morgan and Reuben Warren. [Editor's Note: Numerous Moore County families joined Nathan Smith and family in migrating to GA. Many continued to MS from there.]

      1820 -- Census, Lawrence County, MS Page 62
      Temple Carpenter
      (45+) 2M
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (16-18) 1M
      (10-16) 1M
      (0-10) 2F

      1830 -- Census, Copiah County, MS Page 124-B
      Temple Carpenter
      (50-60) 1M
      (40-50) 1F
      (20-30) 1M
      (15-20) 1F
      (10-15) 1F

      1839, May 15 -- Will Book B Page 116-118, Copiah County, MS
      Will of Temple Carpenter Dec'd. Heirs: wife Hannah Newton and their 11 children [Solomon Carpenter, John Carpenter, William Carpenter, Martin Carpenter, Mary Carpenter (wife of Everett Smith), Owen Carpenter, Elizabeth Carpenter (wife of Tyre O'Neal), Margaret Carpenter (wife of Thomas Pate), Matthew Carpenter and Amanda Carpenter (wife of Bartly James). Four children have died (Solomon Carpenter, Owen Carpenter, Elizabeth O'Neal and Amanda James). Carpenter died in possession of 320 acres located in Copiah County, MS and 3 slaves (Rhoda age 38, Cate age 30 and Milly age 12. Executor: wife Hannah Carpenter. Witnesses: Ransom M. Graves, Robert Weeks and Felix L. Ryan. Proven 22 Oct 1839.
    Person ID I20864  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 25 Jul 2021 

    Father Owen Carpenter,   b. Bef 1741,   d. 1780/1784, Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Mother Catherine 
    Family ID F6519  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah Newton,   b. Abt 1772,   d. 21 Feb 1864, Copiah County, MS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years)  [2
    Children 
    +1. Solomon Carpenter,   b. 1794,   d. 1839  (Age 45 years)
     2. John Calvin Carpenter,   b. 1795,   d. 1853  (Age 58 years)
     3. William G. Carpenter,   b. 1797,   d. 1867  (Age 70 years)
     4. Martin Carpenter,   b. 17 Oct 1798,   d. 21 Oct 1874  (Age 76 years)
     5. Mary Carpenter,   b. 1800,   d. 1855  (Age 55 years)
     6. Owen Carpenter,   b. 1802
     7. Elizabeth Carpenter,   b. 1804,   d. 1839  (Age 35 years)
     8. Margaret Carpenter,   b. 1806,   d. 1839  (Age 33 years)
    +9. Matthew Carpenter,   b. 7 Jan 1810, GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1890  (Age 80 years)
     10. Amanda Carpenter,   b. 1812,   d. 1834  (Age 22 years)
    +11. Sarah Jane Carpenter,   b. 1817,   d. 1880  (Age 63 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F6327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsTax List - 1800 - Banks County, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1820 - Lawrence County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1830 - Copiah County, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1839 - Copiah County, MS Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    1798 List of Settlers in Nathan Smith Settlement in state of GA
    1798 List of Settlers in Nathan Smith Settlement in state of GA

  • Sources 
    1. [S1111] Moore County Bible Project, Volume II, James Vann Comer, (1989, Moore County Genealogical Society, PO Box 1183, Pinehurst NC 28370).
      Bible in possesion of Ruth Evans Owen of Clinton, MS.

    2. [S1134] Genealogy of Nathan Smith [http://freepages.family.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ja7smith/Genealogy_of_Nathan_Smith_2.html] , Jerry A. Smith, Ja7smith@optusnet.com.au.