About Oliver Carpenter
Oliver Carpenter was born about 1667 or 1668 (Alt: Born between 1667 - 1675) at Pawtuxet (now Warwick, RI) and died between Oct 4,1727 (when he was granted administration of his son Oliver's estate) and Nov 20,1727, when his own estate was presented, and administration granted to his widow. His will was probated Nov 25,1727.
Parents: Abiah Carpenter (1643-1702), most probably by Abiah's known first wife, Mary Redway.
- about 1693, Sarah ____, whose surname is not known.
- on 6 November 1721 at the Yarmouth Friend's Meetinghouse, Yarmouth, Massachusetts, to Sarah O'Killey. 
The Carpenter Line (See John Carpenter 1) (XII) Oliver, son of Abiah Carpenter, was born at Pawtucket about 1675, died in 1727. He resided at North Kingston, Rhode Island and owned real estate in several townships. His will was proved November 20, 1727. He married Sarah ___, who married second Robert Hall.
Children 1. Oliver born about 1695 2. William June 19 1701 married Elizabeth 3. Abigail twin October 2 1705 4. Anne twin October 2 1705 5. Nathaniel about 1707 married Sarah 6. Hannah October 28 1708 married John Spink 7. Thomas about 1709 married Elizabeth Page 8. Jeremiah mentioned below 9. Christopher 10. Benjamin 11. Joshua 12. John married first Elizabeth Grinell second Abigail Grinell 13. Abiah 14. Robert 15. Meribah 16. Edmund 17. David 18. Solomon married Sarah 19. Sarah married John Reynolds.
- Findagrave (Bright 2009)
- Cutter, William R, and William F. Adams. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts. New York: Lewis historical Pub. Co, 1910. pg. 1045
- NEHGR, Vol 159 (2005) [Carpenter Articles] and Vol 151 (1997), pg 141.
- 1898 Carpenter Memorial
- Austin's Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island
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Birth: 1667 Warwick Kent County Rhode Island, USA
Death: 1727 North Kingstown Washington County Rhode Island, USA
A source for much of this biographical information comes from NEHGR, Vol 159 (2005) [Carpenter Articles] and Vol 151 (1997), pg 141.
Oliver was born about 1667 or 1668 at Pawtuxet (now Warwick,RI) to Abiah Carpenter, most probably by Abiah's known first wife, Mary Redway. He died between Oct 4,1727 when he was granted administration of his son Oliver's estate, and Nov 20,1727, when his own estate was presented, and administration granted to his widow. His will was probated Nov 25,1727.
He married, first, about 1693, Sarah ____, whose surname is not known.
He married, second, at Yarmouth,MA on Nov 6,1721, Sarah O'Killey. This marriage was at the Yarmouth Friend's Meetinghouse.
The children of Oliver Carpenter were numerous, and the following is an attempt to sequence them and assign them to each marriage. This is difficult because his first wife's death date is not known, and he married again in 1721. Sources include the 1898 Carpenter Memorial and Austin's Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island.
Children(by first marriage): Oliver Carpenter, Solomon Carpenter, John Carpenter, Christopher Carpenter, William Carpenter, Abigail Carpenter, Ann Carpenter, Thomas Carpenter, Nathaniel Carpenter, Hannah Carpenter Spink, Robert Carpenter, Meribah Carpenter, Phebe Carpenter, Jeremiah Carpenter, Oliver Carpenter, Joshua Carpenter, Sarah Carpenter Reynolds, Benjamin Carpenter, and Abiah Carpenter.
Children(by second marriage): Timothy Carpenter, Edmund Carpenter, Joshua Carpenter, David Carpenter, and Oliver Carpenter Jr.
- Abiah Carpenter (1643 - 1688)
- Mary Redway Carpenter (1646 - 1667)
- Sarah Carpenter (1675 - 1720)
- Sarah O'Killey Carpenter Hall (1689 - 1736)
- Christopher Carpenter (1695 - 1763)*
Oliver Carpenter's Timeline
Pawtuxet, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Colony
July 16, 1702
October 28, 1708
Kingston, RI, USA
West Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island
July 24, 1727
North Kingston,Washington,Rhode Island
Pawtuxet, RI, United States