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Miriam Carpenter (1793 - 1860)

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Miriam Carpenter
1793 - 1860
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May 8, 1793
Lyme Grafton, New Hampshire
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August 13, 1860
Lyme Grafton, New Hampshire
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Miriam Carpenter was born on May 8, 1793 at Lyme Grafton, New Hampshire. She died on August 13, 1860 at Lyme Grafton, New Hampshire at 67 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Miriam Carpenter died on August 13, 1860 at Lyme Grafton, New Hampshire at age 67. She was born on May 8, 1793 at Lyme Grafton, New Hampshire. We have no information about Miriam's immediate family.
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In 1807, Miriam was merely 14 years old when on August 17th, the Clermont - Robert Fulton's steamboat - made the first successful steamboat trip on the Hudson River between New York City and Albany. The boat ran at an average of 5 miles per hour.

In 1818, at the age of 25 years old, Miriam was alive when on December 3rd, Illinois was admitted as the 21st U.S. state. Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, and Barack Obama were from Illinois. Ronald Reagan was the only U.S. President who was born and raised in Illinois.

In 1836, when she was 43 years old, on February 23rd, the Battle of the Alamo began. A group of American settlers were surrounded by the Mexican Army, led by Santa Anna, at the Alamo. The battle lasted until March 6th - all of the settler army was killed. Historians estimate that 400–600 in the Mexican Army were killed.

In 1845, at the age of 52 years old, Miriam was alive when on December 29th, Texas was admitted as the 28th state. Formerly part of Mexico, then an independent Republic, Texas consisted mainly of American settlers - English speaking - in the north and former Mexican citizens - Spanish speaking - in the south and west when admitted to the Union.

In 1860, in the year of Miriam Carpenter's passing, on December 20th, South Carolina seceded from the United States - the first state to do so. At the time, there were about 4 million people enslaved in the American South.

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