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52 Ancestors #42 - On This Day in 1865 - Benjamin John Carpenter

On This Day in 1865, Benjamin John Carpenter died.

He was my 4th great grandfather, and though the year may look as if he died in the war, he was 75 years old, so probably not. 381 more words


52 Ancestors #23 Halloween weddings

This challenge is set forth by No Story Too Small

This weeks prompt is “Wedding.”

The one wedding date that sticks out to me is that of my 2nd great grandparents William Henry Blanks III and Martha Lettie “Mattie” Carpenter. 195 more words

Ancestry And Genealogy

Tales Along the Way

Mother had the desire to gather to Utah, then the gathering place of the Saints. Through the kindness of an uncle, Joseph Crossgrove, husband of father’s sister Rachel, she was permitted to gratify her wish. 488 more words

Family History

52 Ancestors #17 John B Rice

This challenge is set forth by No Story Too Small, and this week’s theme is “Prosper.”

My 5th great grandpa was John B. Rice. I’m sure the B is for Benjamin as that was one of his son’s names. 646 more words

Ancestry And Genealogy

Dillon Carpenter Doubles and Homers for 3 RBIs on 04-13-2015

Dillon Carpenter leads the offense with a Double, a Home Run and three RBIs as Charlotte Christian defeats Charlotte Country Day 5-1 on April 13, 2015.


Christopher turns 15 years old!

Happy Fifteenth Birthday Christopher, I’m joyful with the young man that you have become!

“I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers.” Ephesians 1:16


Dillon Carpenter is 18!

Happy Eighteenth Birthday Dillon, you are an exceptional young man!

“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you.”  – Philippians 1:3