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  • ID: I0035
  • Name: Carpenter Winslow
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 3 JAN 1793 in Pittston, Kennebec, Maine
  • Death: ABT 18 DEC 1875 in probably Benezette, Elk Co., PA
  • Census: 1830 Gibson, Clearfield, Pa with large family
  • Census: 1840 Jay, Clearfield, Pa with large family
  • Census: BET 1850 AND 1860 1850 Benezette, Pa- farmer; ; 1870 census in Benezette
  • Census: 1860 Carpenter in 1860 living with son Eben in Benezette
  • Census: 1870 in 1870 census in Benezette living with son George
  • Event: Moved ABT 1821 from Maine to PA; probably induced to move to Benezett from Punxatawney because of cheap land which was good for farming and lumbering
  • Burial: maybe Winslow Hill Cemetery in Benezette, but can't find
  • Occupation: Ship carpenter; farmer(600 acres in Benezette)
  • Residence: Pittston, Wiscasset; Bristol Maine
  • Event: Public service 1846 constable, supervisor of Benezette
  • Event: Other 1873 Residing in Benezette, Pa
  • Note:
    Carpenter and Beulah had 10 boys and 4 girls. They were early pioneers to Elk County. Natives of Maine, they came to Clearfield County, PA in 1820. They lived one year there, then went to Punxsutawney, PA until 1828, when they moved to Benezette Township, Elk County. They apparently endured many hardships incident to pioneer life, bringing all their provisions in a canoe from Lock Haven ( a distance of 75 miles), taking two and a half days to push the canoe up the stream. Carpenter raised his family on a 600 acre farm in Benezette. The cemetery on Winslow Hill is a part of this farm. Winslow Hill is the most scenic spot in the Benezette area because of the view from the top of the hill.

    He was elected supervisor in the first Benezette Township elections of 1846. In 1844 was listed a resident taxpayer of Jay township along with Reuben , E.C. and Charles Winslow. Carpenter and Beulah lived with son George during the latter years of their life.

    Father: Carpenter Winslow b: 22 MAR 1766 in Pittston , Kennebec, Mass/Maine
    Mother: Elizabeth Colburn b: 29 MAY 1768 in Pittston , Kennebec, Maine

    Marriage 1 Beulah (Elizabeth) Keene b: 3 JAN 1796 in Bristol ,Lincoln, Maine
    • Married: 25 MAY 1817 in Bristol , Lincoln , Maine
    1. Has Children Charles Keene Winslow b: 23 JAN 1818 in Bristol, Maine
    2. Has No Children George Wait Winslow b: 25 MAY 1820 in Bristol, Maine
    3. Has Children Ebenezer Winslow b: 11 MAY 1823 in Jefferson Co, PA
    4. Has Children Reuban Colburn Winslow b: 4 SEP 1834 in Punxatawney, Pa
    5. Has Children Joshua "James" Wadsworth Winslow b: 5 JUL 1826 in Jefferson Co., PA
    6. Has No Children THOMAS Hart Benton Winslow b: 26 NOV 1836 in Punxatawney, Pa
    7. Has No Children William Keene Winslow b: 25 SEP 1821 in Jefferson Co., PA
    8. Has Children John Walden Winslow b: 2 JAN 1825 in Jefferson Co, PA
    9. Has Children Selina Elizabeth Winslow b: 17 JUN 1830 in Benezette, PA
    10. Has Children Lydia Keene Winslow b: 10 NOV 1831 in Benezette, Elk, PA
    11. Has Children Abigail SOPHIA Winslow b: 7 JUL 1838 in Benezette PA
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