Edward  COLVER

Edward COLVER

Male Abt 1610 - 1685  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Edward COLVER  [1, 2
    • Edward was a Puritan, who came to North America during the Pilgrim Migration between 1620 and 1640, and is considered the founder of the Colver/Culver family in North America. He was a millwright and wheelwright and took up farming when he arrived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
    Born Abt 1610  Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 1685  Mystic, Town of Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Wightman Burying Ground, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I12680  Main Tree
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2017 

    Family Ann ELLIS,   b. 1 Jul 1619, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1685, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
    +1. John COLVER,   b. 15 Apr 1640, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1725, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Joshua COLVER,   b. 12 Jan 1642, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1713, Wallingford, New Haven Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     3. Edward J. COLVER,   b. 12 Dec 1653/4, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1732, Litchfield, Litchfield Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     4. Joseph COLVER,   b. 22 Jul 1646, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1729 and 1730, Mystic, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Hannah COLVER
     6. Gershom COLVER,   d. Between 25 Nov 1715 and 30 Mar 1716, Southampton, Long Island, Suffolk Co., New York Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Ephraim COLVER,   b. Abt 1656, New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 10 Apr 1716  (Age ~ 60 years)
     8. Samuel COLVER,   b. 09 Jan 1644, Dedham, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Daughter COLVER,   b. Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1650, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F10266  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Edward Colver, Sr. and Ann Ellis headstone
    Edward Colver, Sr. and Ann Ellis headstone
    Edward Colver, Sr. and his wife Ann Ellis are buried in the Wightman Cemetery in Groton, New London Co., Connecticut.

    This monument was erected in honor of Edward and Ann in 1982 by descendants at the Wightman Burying Ground near Groton Connecticut. The original tombstones are there, but they are nothing more than large stones with the…

  • Sources 
    1. [S03256] RootsWeb: World Connect - Silvernale - Shook Genealogy by Steven R. Shook.

    2. [S8970] Northern New York American Canadian Genealogical Society: Lifelines, Vol. 33, Issues 1 and 2, Whole Nos. 63 and 64.