John Henry Carver

25 October 1792–10 March 1871 (Age 78)
Carmel, New York, United States

The Life of John Henry

When John Henry Carver was born on 25 October 1792, in Carmel, New York, United States, his father, Timothy Carver Jr., was 38 and his mother, Phoebe Baldwin, was 37. He married Sarah Ann Clemmins on 6 July 1816, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Harrison Township, Fayette, Indiana, United States in 1840. He died on 10 March 1871, in Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Carver Cemetery, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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John Henry Carver
Sarah Ann Clemmins
Marriage: 6 July 1816
Henry Edward Carver

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6 July 1816
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States


    Henry Edward Carver


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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 5

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 27

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a carver of wood or a sculptor of stone, from an agent derivative of Middle English kerve(n) ‘to cut or carve’.2 English: occupational name for a plowman, from Anglo-Norman French caruier, from Late Latin carrucarius, a derivative of carruca ‘cart’, ‘plow’.3 Americanized spelling of German Garber , Gerber , or Körber ( see Koerber ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Carver, "United States Census, 1840"
  • John Carver, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Probate record for Barnabas Carver

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