A new look at John Garver born Pa . ca 1780 to parents unknown married Barbara Ellen born MD ca 1782 to parents unknown lived in Pa where at least seven children were born, the last born there were a set of twins Abraham and Adam born 1810. it is said the family moved to Ohio when the twins were very small. Several more children were born in Ohioincluding my GGGrandfather Samuel . The family lived for a time in Montgomery co Ohio where they are found in the 1820 census.Several of the group married while living there.From there they all moved to Butler co where they are found in 1830 census.The son Adam's family STILL lives in Butler county to this day. In the early 1830's Johnand Barbara and sons John JR.,and Christophermoved to Champaign co ,John Sn. applied for a tavern Lic. and lived there untill his death in 1837. I have a copy of his will .Barbara his wife died after 1860 in Warren co Ohio where she had been living with her Daughter Catherine Burlet Brown (Husband 2) AGrandson of Adam above who still lived in Butler in the 1980s Told me his Father John Henry son of Adam buried the Grandmother Barbara in the OLD cem in Franklin Warren co. The man who gave the information was William Henry born 1904 and died 1996. I have not found her grave most of those graves were moved.
This family has been attributed to John Garver and Barbara Freed in error They lived in Tusccawarous county and were The from the line of Martin garver from Washington co MD.