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Thursday, March 1, 2012

TIMELINE THURSDAY ~ HARRIET CARPENTER NEW YORK to MINNESOTA 1811 - 1905



For Time Line Thursday I am continuing with Harriet Carpenter my third great grandmother who I posted on earlier today.

1811 December 13 Harriet is born to Harmon and Phebe (Chrisman) Carpenter in Rome, New York

1820 August 7th Harriet is living at home with Herman Carpenter. There are 9 people in the home 2 males 10 to 15 years, 1 male 26 to 44 years and 1 over 45 years old. There are 3 females under 10 years, 1 who is 16 to 25 years old, and 1 who is 26 to 44 years old. 4 persons are engaged in agriculture and 1 is a foreigner not naturalized.

1830 Harriet marries Daniel Christman in Oneida county, New York. Not sure if he is a cousin or not.

1831 Son David Chauncey Christman is born name later has Carpenter added to it

1833 daughter Monica Christman is born New York

1835 son David is adopted by Harriet's father Harmon and mother Phebe New York

1836 or 1837 Death of husband Daniel Christman Rome, Oneida County, New York

1837 Harriet marries Levi Anderson in Rome, Oneida county, New York

1838 Daughter Betsy Ann  is born New York

1839 Son Abram Jackson is born New York

1840 daughter Phoebe is born New York

1846 son William is born New York

1848 son George is born New York

1848 son George dies

1850 son Fairfax is born New York

1850 September25 census Rome, New York has Levi age 40, Harriet 36 and their 5 children Abraham 13, Betsy 11, Phebe 9, William 5 and Fairfax living and farming next door to Harriet's parents where Harriet's other two children are living ( David 19 and Monica 16 )

1851 son Welcome Wallace is born New York

1857 August 1 Harriet's mother Phoebe dies in Rome New York

1857 December 5th Harmon's will says that Harriet Carpenter is to receive Ten dollars payable to her by her son David Chrisman now called David Carpenter 2nd following the death of her farther Harmon Carpenter

1858 Husband Levi is supposed to have died

1860 June 12 Father Harmon Carpenter dies in Rome New York

1860 July 28 census in Rome New York has Harriet living on a small farm with sons Fairfax age 12 and Welcome age 9. Son David now known as Carpenter is living next door with his wife Lovina on land inherited from Harmon's will. 
Interesting note is that there is a Fairfax Anderson living with a Abraham Christman and wife Betsey and their family this is Harriet's sister and brother in law. That census was taken the 22nd of June, 1860 and they were living in Oriskany, New York. Fairfax is 11 years old. I think this is the same Fairfax and he is counted twice in this census.

1868 Harriet relocates to Wabasha county, Minnesota

1870 Harriet is keeping house in Mazeppa , Wabasha County, Minnesota on land valued at $1200. Living with her is daughter Phebe 25 and sons Fairfax 21 and son Welcome age 19

1872 24th of September Harriet marries Charles Noel Cocagne in Wabasha, Wabasha county, Minnesota

1880 25th of June census Harriet and Charles are farming. No one is living with them.

1885 May 1st census has them living in Zumbro, Minnesota

1895 Harriet and Charles are in Zumbro, Minnesota

1899 5th of September death of eldest son David Chauncey Christman Carpenter in Rome New York. David was adopted by Harriet's parents and is the only child to have stayed in New York. He dies of stomach difficulty

1900 27th of February death of Harriet's 3rd husband Charles Cocagne in Zumbro, Wabasha county, Minnesota

1900 census on the 6th of June Harriet is 88 years old widowed and living alone. She is landlord Daughter Betsey and son Abraham are living near by. The 1900 census has her first marriage in 1830 and had 9 children 7 living still.


1905 December 5th Harriet dies in Zumbro Wabasha county, Minnesota. She is buried next to 3rd husband Charles at Pleasant Prairie ( Dale) Cemetery.  I have seen her tombstone. Other family members are buried in same cemetery.


This is a good start for my time line on Harriet much more needs to be found and added.
Thanks for stopping by, check out some of my other timelines.  If you think we may be related I would love to hear from you Grace

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