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Alexander Carpenter

Also Known As: "Alexander of Wrington"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: of, Wrington, Somersetshire, England
Death: Died in Wrington, Somerset, England, England
Place of Burial: England
Immediate Family:

Son of (No Name) and Abigail Carpenter
Husband of Priscilla Carpenter
Father of Nathaniel Carpenter; Juliana Kempton; Bridget Fuller; Joan Or Jone Carpenter; Alice Bradford and 5 others
Half brother of William ll "of Wrington" Carpenter; James "of Wrington" Carpenter; Robert Carpenter; Richard Carpenter; Joseph Arnold Carpenter and 1 other

Occupation: Merchant
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About Alexander "of Leyden" Carpenter

Robinson-Yochem Genealogy Alexander Carpenter

      Sex: M

Individual Information

         Birth: Abt 1560 - Of Wrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom 1
   Christening: 
         Death: 1612 - England, United Kingdom 1
        Burial: 

Parents

        Father: Mrs. William Carpenter (Abt 1533-      )
        Mother: Living

Spouses and Children 1. *Pricilla Dillen (1562 - 20 Dec 1653) 2

      Marriage: Abt 1581 - Of Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
      Children:
               1. Juliana Carpenter (1583-1663)
               2. Agnes Carpenter (Abt 1585-1617)
               3. Alice Carpenter (1590-1671)
               4. Mary Carpenter (1595-1686)
               5. Priscilla Carpenter (Abt 1597-1689)
               6. John Carpenter (Abt 1599-      )

Notes General: !SOURCE: 1. The Carpenter family of America 1637-1901 2. Samual Carpenter & his Descendants (no info)

Carpenter Memorial by Amos B. Carpenter, Pub. 1899

1. p. 2 - June 1623, Alice Carpenter landed at Plymouth. She became the wife of Governor William Bradford of Plymouth Colony 14 Aug 1623, the 4th marriage of the colony. She was the daughter of Alexander Carpenter, who, with his wife and their 4 other daughters, were members of the Church of Leyden, Holland, at the time Bradford was there. They both met there (he was currently married to Dorothy May. She was currently married to Edward Southworth to whom she was married 28 May 1613. She came to Plymouth upon Bradford's request after the deaths of their spouses. Their (the Carpenter's) native place appears to have been at Wrington, Somersetshire, about 8 miles from Bristol. Julia Ann was probably the oldest, born 1583. She married George Morton of York, England while in Leyden, Holland on 23 July 1612. She died at Plymouth, Feb 19, 1664/1665. The Mortons came to Plymouth in the ship Ann, July, 1623. Their son was the celebrated Nathaniel Morton, the author of "New England Memorial", etc. Other sisters - Agnes b ~1585 on 30 Apr 1613 to Samuel Fuller of London d 1617 Alice b 1590 (see above) d 26 Mar 1670/71 in Plymouth Mary b 1595 came to live with Alice and the Gov. after the death of her mom. Priscilla b 1597 married two times Wm. Wright & John Cooper

Carpenter and Allied Families pub 1936 lists: William Carpenter, of England, children: 1. James - inherited the estate of his father 2. Alexander, b~1560 was a Dissenter, and on account of religious persecution, moved with his family to Layden, Holland. His only son was probably William of Cobham. 3. William (further info.) 4. Richard, father of William Carpenter, who came to America in 1636, settled in Providence, RI with Roger Williams and is known as the progenitor of the (can't read this very well, looks like "Provxkill Band" ?)

Alice Carpenter

      Sex: F

Individual Information

         Birth: 1590 - Of Wrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
   Christening: 
         Death: 26 Mar 1671 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
        Burial: 

Events • Immigration, between 1 and 14 Aug 1623 in Arrived fm England on the ship "Anne".

Parents

        Father: Alexander Carpenter (Abt 1560-1612) 1
        Mother: Pricilla Dillen (1562-1653) 2

Spouses and Children 1. *Edward Southworth ( - 1620)

      Marriage: 28 May 1613 - Leiden, Holland (South), Netherlands 4
      Children:
               1. Constance Southworth (Abt 1614-      )
               2. Capt. Thomas Southworth (Abt 1615-1669)
               3. Constant Southworth (Between 1614-1678)

2. Governor William Bradford (Mar 1590 - 9 May 1657)

      Marriage: 14 Aug 1623 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
      Children:
               1. William Bradford (1624-      )

Notes General: !SOURCE: THE CARPENTER FAMILY IN AMERICA, 1637-1901; p 2 Jun 1623; Alice Carpenter landed at Plymouth. She became the wife of Gov. William Bradford of Plymouth colony 14 Aug 1623, the 4th marriage of the colony. She was the daughter of Alexander Carpenter, who with his wife and their four other daughters, were members of the Church at Leyden, Holland at the time Bradford was there. They both met there (he was currently married to Dorothy May; She was currently married to Edward Southworth to whom whe was married 28 May 1613.) She came to Plymouth upon Bradford's request after the deaths of their spouses.

Source: see notes under father, Alexander Carpenter When George Morton died, Alice and husband Gov. Wm. Bradford adopted Alice's nephew, Nathaniel Morton. Princes Register "A Chronological History of New England in the form of annals". 14 Aug 1623 the 4th marriage is of Gov. Bradford to Mrs. Alice Southworth, widow. 17 Jun 1624, born at Plymouth to Gov. Bradford, his son William, who afterward becomes Deputy Governor of the Colony."

Sources

1. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Film 456785, Page Reference.

2. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Film 456347, Page Reference.

3. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Film 1396198.

4. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, 2686.

Sources

1 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Film 456785, Page Reference.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Film 456347, Page Reference.

3 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Film 1396198.

4 Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of the State of Massachusetts, 2686. Home | Table of Contents | Surnames | Name List

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'Alexander Carpenter*, of Wrington, Somersetshire, England, migrated to Leiden, Holland. All 5 of Alexander Carpenter's daughters emigrated to New England, and 4 of them married and had children by early colonists.

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August 1, 2008: Additions to Carpenter tree taken from http://www.gulbangi.com/5families-o/p139.htm#i3454 --Laurel Logan


He was a Dissenter and, on account of religious persecution removed with his family to Leyden, Holland. Alexander Carpenter was in Wrighton, Somersetshire, Eng on 16 Dec 1600 when he was witness at the Amsterdam marriage of Antoine Fetcher and Jenneken Richeman. He was at Leiden, Holland by 1611;
Alexander was a son of William & Abigail Carpenter.

He married Priscilla Dillen in 1581.

They had at least 5 daughters and perhaps 3 more children, according to the "Rehoboth Branch of the Carpenter Family" by Amos Carpenter in 1898: Julianna; Alice; Bridget; Agnes; Priscilla; Mary; William; and Joan.

Alexander Carpenter from Wrington was on 16 December 1600 [NS] witness at the Amsterdam marriage of "Antoine Fetcher" and "Jenneken Richeman" [J. de Hoop Scheffer, History of the Free Churchmen .... He was at Leiden by 1611. In a letter of 19 August 1644 or 1646 to Mary Carpenter of Wrington, sister of his wife Alice (Carpenter) (Southworth) Bradford, William Bradford noted that the mother of the Carpenter sisters had recently died, and invited Mary to join them in Plymouth, which she soon did.

Alexander Carpenter was a member of the "Ancient Brethren".

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=55512450

Sources

Alexander Carpenter in Leiden via Memlinq Global > a facebook page

Pilgrim Museum in Leiden

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