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Query posted April 28, 2006

Would like to correspond with Carpenter researchers about Owen Carpenter who is listed with Nathan and Nelly in 1870 census.  He is listed as age 16.  My husband is a descendant of Jim W Carpenter and Cassie Crow.  Finally got confirmation through a family letter that Jim is a brother to William Green Carpenter, son of Nathan and Nelly. Jim and Green married Crow sister, Mary Elizabeth and Cassana (Cassie).
     I have always been leary that he was their son because he is never listed with them in a census.  But when I got the 1870 census, they do have a child listed who is 16 named Owen.  I have Owen listed as the last son.  Perhaps, Jim W is this Owen with a 2nd or 3rd name that we did not know.

"Will be happy to share info from letter which is about Jim W and Green Carpenter and his family and step family.

Any clues appreciated.

Submitted by Pam Lain


Carroll County


I am John Hansen, volunteer County Coordinator for Carroll County, Mississippi.  I have family lines from here and hence my interest in establishing as much information as possible on early Carroll County History.

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