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Abiah Carpenter

Birthplace: Weymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: Died in Warwick, Colony of Rhode Island and Plymouth Plantation
Immediate Family:

Son of William "of Rehoboth" Carpenter and Abigail Carpenter
Husband of Mary Carpenter; Mary Carpenter and Ann Carpenter
Father of Oliver Carpenter; Abiah Carpenter; Oliver Carpenter; Hannah Carpenter; Rebecca Carpenter and 5 others
Brother of Abigail (Carpenter) Titus-Palmer; Deac. William Carpenter; John "of Long Island" Carpenter; Samuel Carpenter, Sr.; Joseph Carpenter and 3 others

Occupation: Mariner
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About Abiah Carpenter

Died before 1702. Occupation: Though said to have been a mariner, the extent of his land holdings and the nature and frequency of his public service point to his having been a yeoman. (Zubrinsky- New England Historical Genealogical Register)

"Clerical errors in and misinterpretation of original Weymouth vital records caused that town’s published vital-records volume to attribute to William2 Carpenter a son Abraham and to identify him as Abiah’s twin. Amos Carpenter correctly concludes that Abraham did not exist but nevertheless retains the idea that Abiah had a twin—his sister Abigail (see Carpenter [1898] 46). It has since been established, however, that she was several years older than Abiah (see Abigail 3 sketch, par.1). There was neither an Abraham nor a multiple birth in this family ( The American Genealogist, vol. 9 (1932) through present 70:200–3). " Eugene Cole Zubrinsky, "ABIAH3 CARPENTER (WILLIAM2–1) OF REHOBOTH, MASSACHUSETTS, AND WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND" (2008; rev. 16 Oct. 2010), 3, online at'''''

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Abiah Carpenter's Timeline

April 9, 1643
Massachusetts Bay Colony
May 25, 1660
Age 17
Age 29
Pawtuxet, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Age 31
Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Age 31
Pawtuxet, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
February 16, 1677
Age 33
Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
December 6, 1679
Age 36
Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
July 1, 1681
Age 38
Pawtucket, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Age 39
Pawtuxet, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Age 40
Pawtuxet, Providence, Rhode Island, USA