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Giles Carver (abt. 1830 - bef. 1866)

Giles Carver
Born about in Virginia, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Died before before about age 36 in Diamond Grove, Newton County, Missourimap
Profile last modified | Created 29 Oct 2009 | Last significant change: 25 Jul 2022
00:55: Gina (Pocock) Jarvi edited the Biography for Giles Carver (abt.1830-bef.1866). (Adding sources. ) [Thank Gina for this]
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Giles Carver is a part of US Black heritage.

Giles Carver was born in Virginia according to the 1880 Census of George Washington Carver[1]

Slave Owners

Moses Carver
William P. McGinnis

Giles and his wife, Mary, were purchased by Moses Carver from William P. McGinnis on October 9, 1855, for $700 and they resided in Diamond, Missouri. He had at least 3 children:

  • James
  • George Washington
  • daughter


  1. 1880 Census: "1880 United States Federal Census"
    Year: 1880; Census Place: Slater, Saline, Missouri; Roll: 717; Page: 639D; Enumeration District: 073
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 6742 #34363135 (accessed 24 July 2022)
    George W Carver (50), married head of household in Slater, Saline, Missouri, USA. Born in Virginia.

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