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Source for:   Amanda Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Alice Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Andrew Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Grandville Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Sarah Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Orlow Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Jessie Lee Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Frank Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Edward Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Wealtha Carpenter,   BET. 1898 - 1901 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Leonard Husted,   BET. 1783 - 1871 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Celestia Hueston,   BET. 1828 - 1872 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Julia Grey,   BET. 1793 - 1868 -          Index

Birth source:    S004097



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Source for:   Edward Carpenter,   27 SEP 1761 - 12 JUL 1827         Index

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"Carpenter's Trail: In 1801 Edward Carpenter took a government contract to cut out a road from Stillwater creek, through what is now Guernsey County to Salt Fork creek, seven miles northeast of the Wills creek crossing (Cambridge). For this work he received $300, or less then twenty dollars a mile. Improvements on this same section of road a few years ago (1942) cost more than $20,000 a mile. But a century of progress lay between Carpenter's trail and the William Penn highway. Between 1803 and 1805 Zaccheus Biggs extended the road to the Wills creek crossing connecting it with Zane's Trace. Biggs and Zacceus A. Beatty had just laid out the town of Cadiz and had purchased the land upon which Cambridge was afterwards platted. As there was already a road from Cadiz to Steubenville, one returning from New Orleans by way of the Wilderness Road and Zane's Trace could leave the latter at Wills creek crossing and reach Pittsburgh by a nearer route than through Wheeling. By 1811 Carpenter's trail had become a good wagon road. It was long known as the Steubenville road."
"Carpenter Moves to Londonderry: While cutting the trail Edward Carpenter noticed a good location for a home on a ridge in what was then Belmont county but now Londerry township. Guernsey county, withstanding the fact that the place was in the midst of a unbroken forest far from any white settlement, he entered 160 acres, brought his family there and erected a cabin. The cabin was built of roun