William Carver was born about 1810 in Person Co. N.C.He was in Pickens Co. AL by 1830.He married about 1830, wife's name unknown, and had the following children before he moved to Choctaw Co. MS in the late 1830's.
1)Mattie (Martha) Carver, born 1832, m. Bill Shewmake. 2)James G. Carver, born 1834, died in Civil War. 3)George W. Carver, born 1837, died in Civil War.
Between 1837 and 1839, William Carver moved to Choctaw Co. MS.
4)William Martin Carver, born April 14, 1839 in Choctaw Co. MS, died on December 11, 1911 and is buried in the Carver-Cox Cemetery at Alva, MS (Webster Co.)He married Lucy Ann Calaway on January 3, 1861 in Choctaw Co. MS.
5)Laura Carver, born 1842. 6)Marion Carver, born 1844, died on December 1, 1864 in Chicago, ILL.
Would like to correspond with any descendants of William Carver and will be glad to share what family information I have.Charlotte G. Boykin