Search billions of records on



Information for Francis Edith Wilmot Carpenter

11 February, 1883 - 17 January, 1973

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

January, 1973
Contributed by Bill Carpenter

Many hours have been spent providing the
information you see on our website.  Please
let us know, using the email address below,
if you have found useful information or
if you enjoyed the website.  Thanks!



Edith Carpenter

    Services for Edith F. Carpenter, 89, Caldwell, a longtime Wilder resident who died Wednesday evening in a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted Saturday by the Reverend Ralph Cornwell of Boise. Interment will be at the Wilder Cemetery.
   Mrs. Carpenter was born February 11, 1883 in Henry County, Illinois and moved with her parents to Belleville, Kansas when she was five. She married Cornelius Carpenter April 13, 1898 in her home. They moved to Harper County, Oklahoma in 1900 and homesteaded. In 1932 they moved to Wilder. Mr. Carpenter died in 1959.
   She was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church in Oklahoma.
   Surviving are seven sons, Randall, Leslie, Harold and Charles Carpenter, all of Wilder, Clifford Carpenter of Rainier, Oregon, Harry Carpenter of American Falls and Rex Carpenter of Vale; 26 grandchildren, 63 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren. A daughter, Mary Graber of Wilder, died in 1963.

Free larger headstone photo available upon request.

Obituaries are transcribed as published by the newspapers, or as sent to us
 by others.  Spelling and grammar will not be changed in the article itself but
 a note may be posted upon request to help correct errors.  If requesting
a correction note, please send source(s) for the correction.