John Carver

21 October 1889–18 September 1955 (Age 65)
Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life of John

When John Carver was born on 21 October 1889, in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Josiah Bradley Carver, was 28 and his mother, Eliza Priscilla Folkman, was 25. He married Virginia Magdalena Thompson on 16 December 1919, in Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1920 and Ogden City Legislative District 2, Ogden City Election Precinct, Weber, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 18 September 1955, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Plain City Cemetery, Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Carver
1889–1955
Virginia Magdalena Thompson
1897–1942
Marriage: 16 December 1919
Norma Carver
1920–1920
Cleone Carver
1921–1994
John Robert Carver
1924–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 December 1919
Weber, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1898 · The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory Opens

Age 9

The Ogden Utah Sugar Factory harvested sugar from beets because sugar cane was hard to grow in northern Utah. During World War, it was hard to get sugar beet seeds, so the company started to harvest the seeds of the beets they were using. The Company merged with a factory in Logan to create the Amalgamated Sugar Company which is still operational today.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 18

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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 in household of Josiah Bradley Carver, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • John Carver, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • John Carver, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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