||Robert Carver migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
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Robert C. Anderson featured John Carver in The Great Migration Begins and concludes that any "connections to Robert Carver of Marshfield in the Carver genealogy are completely unsupported and should be discounted." Despite claims by Richards in History of Marshfield and others, Robert was not the brother or the son of John Carver of the Mayflower:
When he died in 1680, Robert "being 86 yeares old" per the Marshfield Vital record, was therefore born about 1594.
Robert Carver first appears in the Plymouth Colony on 3 Sep 1638, when at a Court of Assistants held at New Plymouth "Robert Carver is graunted 20 acres of land lying on the norwest side Greenes Harbor River and a garden place upon Stoney River." This land was in Duxbury. He was living at Duxbury on 10 Sep 1641, when Edward Hawes of "Duxburrow" agreed to exchange 10 acres of upland lying across Greens Harbor for 2000 feet of "sawne" boards, delivered by Robert Carver of the same place. But soon after this he moved to Marshfield, where he was chosen a grand juryman on 7 Mar 1643. He was chosen surveyor of highways in 1653, and served often on juries.
He left no will; but soon after the death of his son John, the only child of whom there is any record, he made an agreement with John's widow, 27 June 1679, by which he was to live with her during the term of his natural life, and in return she and her children were to have the improvement of his whole estate until her eldest son, William, attained his majority; then one half of the whole estate was to be set off to him, and at his mother's death he was to have the other half.
Robert married, prob. in England, one Christian (Unknown) per both Noon and Jones. (currently profiled as Christian Turner, but maiden name without evidence or appropriate source). She was buried on 23 July 1658 at Marshfield.
Robert died in April 1680 and was buried at Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts "being 86 yeares old" per the Marshfield Vital records.
Robert and Christian had only one child:
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On 9 Jan 2019 at 10:12 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:
On 9 Jan 2019 at 08:49 GMT Betty Schroader wrote:
Isaac Carver Birth: 1562 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England Death: 1598 in Lynden, Holland Catharine Leggatt Birth: 1572 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England Death: 1621 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
Isaac's Parents are listed as James Carver Birth: 1527 in Doncaster, ,Yorkshire, England Death: 1627 in Doncaster, Yorshire, England Catharine ? Birth: 1532 in Doncaster, , Yorkshire, England
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