John Carpenter: Birth: 2 DEC 1758. Death: 25 OCT 1759
Note: aughter of the Hon. Benjamin Carpenter of Rehobeth, MA" Judge Carpernter also lived in Halifax and Guilford, Vermont. . BIRTH:MARR:DEATH:BIO: 'The Rehoboth Branch of the Carpenter Family' by Amos Carpenter (1898) . REVOLUTIONARY WAR: Served as Lt. Col from Vermont GRAVESTONE: Carpenter Cem in Guilford Twp, Windham, Vermont - "Sacred to the Memory of the Late HON BENJAMIN CARPENTER ESQ Born in Rehoboth, Mass A.D. 1726 A Magistrate in Rhode Island inA.D. 1764 A public teacher of righteousness, An able advocate to his last for Democracy, And the equal rights of man. Removed to this town A. D. 1770 Was a field officer in the Revolutionary War, A founder of the first constitution and government of Vermont, A counsellor of Censors in A.D. 1783 A member of the Counsil and Lieutenanet Governor of the state in A.D. 1779 A firm professor of Christianity in the Baptist church 50 years. Left this world and 146 persons of lineal posterity March 29, 1804, aged 78 y 10m 12d; with a strong mind and full faith of a more glorious state hereafter. Stature about 6 feet, weight 200. Death had no terror." . Y. M. D Twp Co pg A Benjamin Carpenter received a Vermont Land Grant- 1781 08 12 Barre Washinton 223 - 1781 08 30 Cambridge Lomoille 42 - 1781 08 20 Fletcher Franklin 76 "From Vol 2 State Papers of Vermont"
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