When Mahitable Carver was born on 12 December 1751, in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Timothy Carver Sr, was 31 and her mother, Rebecca Washburn, was 14. She married Daniel T Pierce in 1768, in Putnam, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 16 April 1837, in Carmel, Carmel, Putnam, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Carmel, Carmel, Putnam, New York, United States.
English: occupational name from Middle English kerver ‘one who cuts or carves (something)’, especially wood, hence ‘carpenter’ but within that trade more specifically and commonly ‘sculptor of wooden images’; perhaps occasionally ‘sculptor in stone’.
Americanized form of German Garber , Gerber , or Körber (see Koerber ).
History: John Carver (c. 1576–1621), one of the Mayflower Pilgrims, was the first governor of Plymouth Plantation. He was born in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire, England. Emigrating to the Netherlands in 1609, he joined the Pilgrims at Leyden.