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109. William Palestine CARPENTER35 was born on 30 May 1839 in Jackson County, Kentucky. He died on 16 June 1906 at the age of 67 in Franklin County, Arkansas.

Although one person gave me his name as William Thomas Carpenter, another descendant has his name as William Palistine Carpenter. His tombstone definitely has the middle initial "P".

1870 Census. Valley Twp, Madison Co AR, P.O. Saint Paul
William Carpenter, 40
Aley, 21.
John, 7. Cathrine, 5. Robert 4. Charley 1. Mandy, age 1 month.

1880 Census. Hilburn Twp, Madison Co, AR, Hh 284
William Carpenter, 41, b. KY, parents b. KY
Ala, 34, wife, b. KY, parents b. KY
John, 17, son. Margarett, 15, dau. Robert, 14, son. Charles D., 12, son. All b. KY
Amanda, 10, dau, first child born in Arkansas. Mary J., 8, dau. Eliza B., 6, dau. Sarah E., 4, dau. Lyllian, 2. dau. Josephine, 1, dau.

1900 Census. Morgan Twp, Franklin Co AR, Hh 82
Wm P. Carpenter, b. May 1838, age 62, married 38 years
Allie, wife, b. Apr 1846, 54, 15 children - 14 are living
children all born in Arkansas
Sam C., son, b. Nov 1880, 19
Wm. S., son, b. Dec 1882, 17
Lilian, dau, b. Sep 1877, 22
Josephine, dau, b. Mar 1879, 21
Martha L., dau, b. Feb 1889, age 11
Jessie M., dau, b. Dul 1891, age 8

William Palestine CARPENTER and Ala Belinda STEPHENS were married on 28 December 1862 in Jackson County, Kentucky. Ala Belinda STEPHENS35 was born on 5 August 1846 in Rockcastle County, Kentucky. She died in 1907 at the age of 61 in Cass, Franklin County, Arkansas.

Parents were Solomon Stephens and Margaret Seabourn. Another desendant has her name as Ala Martha. Her marriage bond has Aley Stephens.

William Palestine CARPENTER and Ala Belinda STEPHENS had the following children:

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i.

John Charles CARPENTER.

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ii.

Mary Jane CARPENTER.