Here is the first page where Carpenters were found in the New York, Land Records, 1630-1975 Dutchess Grantor index 1718-1950 C.
William Carpenter, the son of George Carpenter, was born about 1805 in Dutchess County, New York. My grandmother's half-sister, Ellen Johnston, married a descendant of William Carpenter who relocated to Atlas Township in Genesee County, Michigan.
After giving the index a quick glance, nothing family-related jumped out at me, though it deserves a second look before determining whether or not there's anything relevant in the index.
Here's a deed concerning Carpenters in Dutchess County that I stumbled across while looking for something else. Don't know if there's any relationship to the Carpenters who eventually of Atlas Twp.