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Female Sarah Carpenter Click to view Sarah Carpenter in the family tree

Sarah was born about 1821 in Macon Co, NC.  Sarah's father was William Carpenter and her mother was Martha Margaret McConnell.  Her paternal grandparents were Phillip Carpenter and Martha Ann Rogers; her maternal grandparents were William Sr. McConnell and Rachel Adams. She had seven brothers and six sisters, named David, General Bolivar, Humphrey Posey, Henry, Jacob, Benjamin B., Andrew Jackson, Caroline, Avaline, Annie, Matilda, Margaret E. and Amy.

Sarah's family with Leander Williamson

‌Sarah and Leander were married in a religious ceremony on July 20th, 1841 in Macon County, NC.1   They had five sons and five daughters, named John B., Charles W., Jacob, Benjamin W., David N., Martha Ann, Caroline, Caroline, Matilda and Elizabeth.

1 North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000

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