Thursday, September 8, 2016

Treasure Chest Thursday - Post 330: Birth Records of Children of Daniel and Renewed (Smith) Carpenter of South Kingstown, R.I.

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - time to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the birth record of the children of Daniel and Renewed (Smith) Carpenter in South Kingstown, Rhode Island:

The snippet with the first four children is:

The extracted information from this record for the children of Daniel and Renewed (Smith) Carpenter is:

CARPENTER, Jeremiah, of Daniel and Renewed, April 13, 1734.
CARPENTER, Sarah, Oct. 10, 1736.
CARPENTER, Jonathan, Aug. 2, 1739.
CARPENTER, Elizabeth, Oct. 2, 1741.

On the next page, more children are listed:

CARPENTER, Daniel, of Daniel and Renewed, Sept. 8, 1744.
CARPENTER, Renewed, Aug. 4, 1746.
CARPENTER, Margaret, Sept. 1, 1749
CARPENTER, Mercy, Dec. 8, 1752
CARPENTER, Hannah, June 29, 1754
CARPENTER, James, Feb. 26, 1756
CARPENTER, Mary, Dec. 11, 1759.
CARPENTER, Stephen, May 31, 1763.

The source citation for this record is (specifically for Elizabeth Carpenter):

"Rhode Island, Vital Records Extracts, 1636-1899," indexed database and digital image, (, Volume 5, "Washington County Births, Marriages and Deaths," South Kingstown - Births, page 40, (image 160 of 523), Elizabeth Carpenter birth entry.

This is Primary Information extracted from the South Kingstown town records, and the book is a Derivative Source with Direct Evidence.

Twelve children in 29 years, 5 males, 7 females.  Daniel and Renewed (Smith) Carpenter are my 6th great-grandparents, through their daughter Elizabeth Carpenter (1741-????), who married Stephen Hazard in about 1760.  I am descended through their daughter, Mary (Hazard) Oatley (1765-1867).


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