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(1) George ZIMMERMAN / CARPENTER [Sr.], b. about 1720-25 in Switzerland (place unknown), d. Feb or Mar 1778 probably in Valley Forge, PA, while a soldier during the Revolutionary War; m. 1st to wife unknown; they resided in Philadelphia Co. and Bucks Co., PA, then Augusta Co., VA; their children:
[#2] i. John, b. about 1752, d. 1785, m. Elizabeth SPEARS; ii. George [Jr.], b. unknown, m. Elizabeth BOYER.
George ZIMMERMAN / CARPENTER [Sr.] m. 2nd to Ann SHUTLEY / SCHULTELI (b. unknown); they resided in Augusta Co., then Rockingham Co., VA; their children:
iii. Adam, b. 20 Apr 1760, d. 11 Jun 1806, m. Catherine (SPEARS) FRYE; iv. Barbara, b. 29 Aug 1762, m. John PENCE; v. Margaret, b. about 1764, d. 13 Aug 1828, m. George PENCE; vi. Anna, b. about 1766, m. William MILLENBERGER; vii. Elizabeth, b. about 1767, 1822, m. John KIPLINGER; viii. Soleme / Sollima, b. 22 Aug 1771, m. Peter KIBLINGER. ix. William, b. 28 May 1775, d. 3 Apr 1837; x. Conrad, b. unknown, d. 6 Sep 1829; xi. Henry, b. 12 May 1778, d. 1847, m. Catherine "Katie" SELLERS;George ZIMMERMAN / CARPENTER [Sr.] was a soldier in the 1st VA State Reg., in 1777-1778 during the Revolutionary War. He died while a soldier in active service. He was an elder in 1762 in the Peaked Mountain Church in Rockingham Co., VA. He may have been a physician; in some family records he is referred to as Dr. CARPENTER.
(2) John CARPENTER, b. about 1752 in Augusta Co., VA, d. 1785 in Lincoln Co., KY; m., about 1775 in Augusta Co., VA, to Elizabeth SPEARS (b. 5 Dec 1755, d. 26 Oct 1832; daughter of George SPEARS & Christeenah HARDIN); they resided in Rockingham Co., VA, then Carpenter's Station, Lincoln Co., KY; their children:
[#3] i. Margaret "Betsy", b. 7 Jul 1780, d. 1 Jul 1846, m. Dr. Lindsey POWELL; ii. George "Station", b. 8 Jul 1784, d. 13 Jan 1879, m. Jane "Jennie" LOGAN; iii. Mary "Polly", b. 13 Jun 17--, d. 1 Oct 1871, m. James PATTON.John CARPENTER was a Sgt. in the 12th VA Continental Army, in 1777 during the Revolutionary War. He was one of the founders in 1780 of Carpenter's Station, Lincoln Co., KY.
(3) Margaret CARPENTER, b. 7 Jul 1780 in Carpenter's Station, Lincoln Co., KY, d. 1 Jul 1846 in Casey Co., KY; m., 24 Feb 1798 in Lincoln Co., KY, to Dr. Lindsey POWELL (b. 14 Mar 1776, d. 3 Dec 1863).
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