Pawlet (VT) One Hundred Years
J. Munsell, Albany
CARVER, NATHANIEL, from Canterbury, Conn., 1780, m. Lydia, da. of Simeon Edgerton, and
settled on the farm now owned by George Barker. They raised a family of seven children, John, Betsey,
David, Chester L., Lucy, Lydia and Ahiva. He died in 1805, aged 52; his widow in 1842, aged 80.
CARVER, JOHN, m. Anna Beebe, who died in 1823, aged 35. Next he married Martha Gifford,
who died in 1861, aged 76. He died in 1864, aged 78. His children were Mary, who married John
Scott, and Lydia, who died in 1865.
CARVER, DAVID, m. Betsey, da. of Dea. Josiah Toby, who died in 1866, aged 69. He occupies
the Peter Stevens place. His children are Charles N., m. Catharine, da. of Artemus Wilcox ; James
A., m. Jane Clark, and was mortally wounded by a stone thrown by an unknown party, at the state
fair at Rutland, in 1860, aged 35; Helen m. James M. Shaw, and Maria. His age is 71.
CARVER, CHESTER L., m. Lucy M., da. of Ransom Harlow, of Whitehall, who died in 1847, aged 39,
leaving four children, Joseph H., Ransom H., Nancy M., and Egbert. Joseph H. was educated
at Bethany College, West Virginia, and Antioch College, Ohio, and settled in Missouri as teacher,
where he died in 1859, aged 26. Ransom H. was a soldier in the border war in Kansas, and died in
Whitehall, in 1861, aged 27. Nancy M. was tender]y reared in the family of Robert Wickham ;
coming of age, she completed her education in Oberlin and Antioch colleges, Ohio, and is now
engaged in teaching in St. Louis, Mo. Egbert, left an orphan, was cared for by his aunt, Mrs. Elon
Clark, of Shaftsbury; coming of age, he graduated at the Commercial College, Albany, and is now in
receipt of a salary of two thousand dollars per annum, as cashier of the Otego, N.Y., bank.
Boys! do you hear that? Mr. Carver, in 1849, m. Emeline George, and died in the asylum for the
Insane at Brattleboro, in 1863, aged 65.
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