Enlisted and served as Corporal at time of the Lexington Scare in Co. of Nathaniel Carpenter, No. 607. Served 8 days.
Enlisted and served as Corporal in Nathaniel Carpenter's Co., Col. Cary's Reg. at New York and White Plains. Dismissed Dec. 1, 1776, after 5 mon. service. Enlisted and served as Quarter master's Sergeant in Col. Hathaway's Reg. April 21, 1777. Served 24 days in Rhode Island.
Enlisted as Sergeant in Co. of Capt. Nathaniel Carpenter, "Reg. of Col. Whitney, in Rhode Island Alarm, May 3, 1777. Served 1 mo. 25 days. Marched from Rehobeth to Point Judith.
"Mass. Soldier's and Sailor's of the Revolutionary War" Vol. III.P. 116.
ANCESTRY CHAIN: 6th great-grandfather Elihu CARPENTER b.1752, Betsy CARPENTER-3684 b.1788, Adaline RAWSON b.1811, Mary DUNN b.1833, Harriett Camilla ENSIGN b.1859, George Ensign SMITH b.1898, Myrle, children of Myrle, grandchildren of Myrle.
Immigrant ancestors of Elihu CARPENTER are pictured with ships. The next two generations include many more immigrant ancestors
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See post on three William CARPENTER immigrant grandfathers.
See post on immigrant grandfather Edward FREEMAN.