Carpenter, David (unknown–unknown)

By: Clinton P. Hartmann

Type: Biography

Published: 1952

Updated: January 29, 2016

David Carpenter was a partner of William Harris as one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred families. He and Harris received title to a sitio now in Harris County on August 16, 1824. The census of 1826 classified Carpenter as a blacksmith and a single man aged between twenty-five and forty.

Lester G. Bugbee, "The Old Three Hundred: A List of Settlers in Austin's First Colony," Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association 1 (October 1897).

Time Periods:
  • Mexican Texas
  • Houston
  • Upper Gulf Coast
  • East Texas

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Clinton P. Hartmann, “Carpenter, David,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 04, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 29, 2016

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