Carpenter Family Genealogy Forum
I'm trying to unravel my grandmother's maternal line. My grandmother was placed in an orphanage after her mother's death (date unk), thus the absence of information. Here is what I have. Her mother's marriage in 1871, Kanawha Co, WV to Richard Hardwick shows her a widow, married name Smith, mother's name Sarah "Carpenter". (Her name was Mary.) My grandmother's death certificate shows her mother (Mary) to be a Burris. It appears (perhaps), Mary's mother, Sarah might have been a Carpenter, married (1) (ink) Knight , #2 (Burris). I found a Sarah Knight, right age and location , a widow, marrying a Burris in Mason County, WV in 1855.
If this sounds confusing, try sitting here working to unravel this web.
Any help would be appreciated.
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