William Carver was born about 1810 in Person Co. NC.He moved to Pickens Co. AL by 1830.Also, about 1830, me marrked, wife's name unknown, and had the following children:
1)Mattie (Martha) Carver, b. 1832, Pickens Co. AL, m. Bill Shewmake. 2)James G. Carver, b. 1834, Pickens Co. AL, died in Civil War. 3)George W. Carver, b. 1837, died in Civil War. 4) William Martin Carver, b. April 14, 1839, Choctaw Co. MS, d. December 11, 1911, Alva, MS (Montgomery Co.) He is buried in the Carver-Cox Cemetery at Alva.He married Lucy Calaway on January 3, 1861 in Choctaw Co. MS. (my line) 5)Laura Carver, b. 1842, Choctaw Co. MS. 6)Marion Carver, b. 1844, Choctaw Co. MS., died December 11, 1864 in Chicago, ILL in Civil War.
The first wife of William Carver died somewhere between 1844 and 1847, probably in Choctaw Co. MS.He then married Agnes Shumake and had two children, Jesse and Lydia.
Does anyone know when and where William Carver died?He probably died about 1854.Does anyone know the name of his first wife, she was probably from Alabama, possibly Pickens Co.?Will be glad to share any family information that I have.Charlotte G. Boykin