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John Carver
Birth: Sep. 9, 1576, England
Death: Apr. 5, 1621
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Pilgrim leader. Birthdate approximated by date of first marriage. A wealthy London merchant, he moved to Netherlands with Puritans around 1607. There he became the group's agent in securing financial support and a charter to establish a colony. The Puritans sailed from England in September 1620. Carver signed the Mayflower Compact after arriving in Massachusetts on November 11, 1620. He was elected the Plymouth Colony's first governor on same day. He died of sun stroke shortly after April 5th and soon after being re-elected as governor. (bio by: Bill McKern) 
 
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  Katherine White Legatt /Carver (1575 - 1621)*
  Katherine White Carver (1572 - 1621)*
 
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Burial:
Coles Hill Burial Ground
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill McKern
Record added: Jul 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15038628
John Carver
Added by: Bill McKern
 
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- James Mayfield
 Added: Nov. 24, 2016

- Allison Carver
 Added: Sep. 18, 2016
Im so very proud of you and wish you could of beable to see where we are today. i always wondered about you and thought of u as the greatest hero and uncle a girl could have,Always wondered if i was your great grand daughter but you never had children so ...(Read more)
- vikki carver
 Added: Sep. 17, 2016
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