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Carpenter Family History

Carpenter Name Meaning

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Carpenter Families

Carpenter census records

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Carpenter Family Origin

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Carpenter Family Occupations

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Military Service by Carpenter

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