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Amos Collver
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Birth: May 26, 1814
Schooleys Mountain
Morris County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1885
Bay County
Michigan, USA

Amos was a 4th Great-Grandson of the Puritan father Edward Colver. He left home as a young man and became a canal worker and farmer; likely working canals both in N.J. and Ohio. The Collver family arrived in Michigan in 1849.

Amos started his square log house with comb roof on 160 acres in Williams Township in late fall/early winter of 1854. He was assisted in building it by Mr. O.N.C. White. Martha and the family arrived January 3, 1855 when the house was partially finished, the roof only complete on one side. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Martha Alford Collver (1823 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  David Collver (1844 - 1849)*
  Elizabeth Collver Hutcheson (1848 - 1923)*
  Jackson Melvin Collver Culver (1851 - 1938)*
  Joseph M. Collver (1854 - 1895)*
  Clariaca Hannah Collver Knapp (1855 - 1938)*
  Minerva Jane Collver Steffey (1859 - 1944)*
  Anna A. Collver Everett (1861 - 1904)*
  Mathilda Grace Collver Brunette (1864 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
Specifically: According to a family story, Amos is buried on his farm near his farmhouse at Collver Creek in Williams Township. Township 14 N. Range 3 E. Section 25 160 Acres.
 
Created by: E. Everett
Record added: Mar 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49652653
 


- C Cook
 Added: Oct. 8, 2014

- Rosalie H. Kaufman
 Added: Apr. 7, 2011
 
 
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