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Clara A. Carpenter

Female 1861 - 1924  (62 years)


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  • Name Clara A. Carpenter 
    Born 4 October 1861  Lee Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 May 1924  Lee Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Lee Center Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1870 Federal Census. Lee Township, Calhoun County, Michigan
      Roll 667, page 631A
      Post Office Partello
      Zelotus Carpenter, 41, farmer
      Thankful Carpenter, 40, keeping house, $6600 real estate, $2000 personal estate, b. OH
      Betsey Carpenter, 15, at school, b. ME
      John Carpenter, 13, at school, b. MI
      Clara Carpenter, 8, b. MI
      Celia Carpenter, 6, b. MI
      Shakespere Carpenter, 3, b. MI
      Decatur Carpenter, 4 months, b. MI, b. Jan

      For the 1880 census, Clara had already been married, and she and her husband Walston were living with his mother in Lee Township.

      1910 Federal Census. Marshall Township, Calhoun County, Michigan
      Roll T624_639, page 3A
      Z. J. Carpenter, head, 81, widowed, b. Ohio, parents b. NY, own income, farm
      Betsy Thorpe, daughter, 56, divorced, 4 children, all living, b. OH, father b. OH, mother b. ME
      Clara Vangeison, daughter, 48, widowed, 4 children, all living, b. MI, father b. OH, mother b. MI
      Christopher Dharnens, hired man, 32, single, b. Holland, parents b. Holland, imm. 1905, laborer, farm

      Michigan Deaths and Burials
      Clara Van Geison, d. 15 May 1924, Marshall City, Calhoun County, Michigan, age 62, b. Michigan, divorced, daughter of Z.J. Carpenter (b. New York) & Thankful Emerson (b. New York)

      Lee Center Cemetery, Lee Center, Calhoun County, Michigan
      Clara Carpenter Van Geison, d. 15 May 1924 [1]
    Person ID I28810  Schirado
    Last Modified 26 April 2015 

    Father Zelotus Joseph Carpenter,   b. 28 June 1828, Avon, Lorain County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 February 1912, Lee Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Thankful S. Emerson,   b. 3 September 1829, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 September 1907, Lee Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 7 February 1847  Lorain County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F71121  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Walston A. Van Geison,   b. 4 March 1853, Fairfield Township, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 April 1936, Olivet, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 20 April 1880  Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced Yes - date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. Chalmers Adrian Van Geison,   b. 20 March 1884, Stanton, Montcalm County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. March 1970, Bellevue, Eaton County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Louise Van Geison,   b. 1886, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939  (Age 53 years)
     3. Bert J. Van Geison,   b. 23 January 1888, Marshall, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 March 1972, Montague, Muskegon County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Milton Shakespeare Van Geison,   b. 20 March 1895, Lee Township, Calhoun County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 February 1953, Otisville, Genesee County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
    Family ID F20731  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S552] Family Search.


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