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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
Father of Oliver Carpenter and Abiah Carpenter
Brother of John "of Long Island" Carpenter; Abigail (Carpenter) Titus-Palmer; Joseph Carpenter; Samuel Carpenter; Deac. William 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 23
Pawtuxet, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Age 40
Pawtuxet, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
December 26, 1689
Age 46
Warwick, Colony of Rhode Island and Plymouth Plantation
January 9, 1917
Age 46
January 9, 1917
Age 46
March 29, 1917
Age 46
March 29, 1917
Age 46
December 4, 1942
Age 46