Mahitable Carver

Female12 December 1751–16 April 1837

Brief Life History of Mahitable

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.

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Daniel T Pierce
Mahitable Carver
Marriage: 1768
Orpha Pierce
Mehatible Pierce
Daniel Pierce
Ruth Pierce
Cloe Pierce
Timothy R. Pierce
Samuel Pierce
Daniel Pierce
Abizer Pierce
Jonathan Pierce
William Pierce
Hester Pierce
Barnabas Carver Pierce
Polly Pierce

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mehetible Carver - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Mehetable Carver
  • Mahitable Carver Pierce, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mahitable Pierce, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1768Putnam, New York, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 25

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 25

    New York is the 11th state.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 49

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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