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John Carver was elected the first governor of the Plymouth Colony, and re-confirmed on 2 April 1621.
John Carver's wife Katherine, who was the sister of pastor John Robinson's wife Bridget, died about five or six weeks after her husband.
The claim that Robert Carver of Marshfield, Massachusetts was either a brother or a nephew of Governor John Carver does have some antiquity (the nephew claim being published as early as 1760, the brother claim as early as 1767).
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 John Henry Carver, Quaker from NC to OH
John Henry Carver, born 9 Mar 1758, and Talitha Mitchell, born 1 October 1768, married in 1788, by license from the Governor dated 1/31/1788 in Onslow County, NC.
John Henry Carver (John-Henry) was born 1819 in Harrison County, Ohio and died in California.
John Hewit to Henry Carver for 25 pounds 200 acres which was deeded from William Morgan to Maryann Newbold, Sept. 2, 1777, and by her deeded to John Hewit.
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 AllRefer.com - John Carver (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
John Carver c.1576–1621, first governor of Plymouth Colony.
Carver, the chief figure in arranging for the Pilgrim migration to America, secured the backing of merchant friends in London, enlisted a number of capable settlers who came directly from England, and hired and provisioned the Mayflower for the journey.
After the signing of the Mayflower Compact he was elected (1620) governor for one year and was probably responsible for the choice of the site at Plymouth.
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 John T. Carver
JOHN T. CARVER, a representative of the pioneer days of Kansas, is a prominent agriculturist of Garden township, and has witnessed the wonderful transformation of this section from a wide stretch of prairie to cultivated farms and populous communities.
John T. Carver was reared on the farm and received a very limited amount of schooling, such education as he received being through his individual efforts.
Carver was united in marriage with Clemsey Clark, and after her death married, in 1870, Kate Gandy, a native of Kansas.
skyways.lib.ks.us /kansas/genweb/archives/cherokee/1904/bios/carverjt.html   (910 words)

  
 John Carver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Carver was probably born in England, perhaps around 1585.
John Carver was a deacon of the Leiden congregation.
John Carver was one of the signers of the Mayflower Compact and, immediately thereafter, he was elected first governor of the Colony.
www.pilgrimhall.org /CarverJohn.htm   (237 words)

  
 JOHN CARVER - LoveToKnow Article on JOHN CARVER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Owing to religious persecution at home he took refuge in Holland about 1607, and eventually became a deacon in the church at Leiden of which John Robinson was the pastor.
In 5620 he emigrated to America in the Mayflower, and founded the Plymouth colony.
Before leaving England he had probably been elected governor; after the signing of the famous Compact this election was confirmed; and on the 23rd of March 1620 (1621 N.S.) Carver was re-elected for the ensuing year.
51.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CA/CARVER_JOHN.htm   (136 words)

  
 John, Gov of Plymouth CARVER
In fact, the only known signature of John Carver is that shown in the probate files of the Archdeacons' Court for Surrey on the Will of William Mullins (of the Mayflower), as a witness as well as the writer of the body of the document.
John Carver receives a lump sum of three thousand guilders for which he has to maintain Mercy Brewer until she reaches the age of fourteen.
John Carver has to place the proceeds of claims and sales during the first year following testator's death at the disposal of the Orphan Chamber in Leyden and he has to administer the remainder of the estate.
www.brainerd.net /~bevgand/ps02_074.htm   (1548 words)

  
 Raymond Carver: Biography
Raymond Clevie Carver, nicknamed Junior, Frog, and Doc, was born on 25 May 1938 in Clatskanie, Oregon, a logging town of seven hundred on the Columbia river.
Carver was a belated child of the Great Depression, and well into times of postwar prosperity his house lacked an indoor toilet.
Carver was the son of a craftsman, and his writerly development followed the stages of a craftsman’s training.
www.whitman.edu /english/carver/biography1.html   (5887 words)

  
 John Carver in Records
John Carver) sent into England who, together with Robert Cushman, were to receive the moneys and make provision both for shipping and other things for the voyage; with this charge, not to exceed their commission but to proceed according to the former articles."
Carver pleaded he was employed here at Hampton, and knew not well what the other had done at London; Mr.
John Carver was remembered by the Colony and, when the names of the founders were invoked in legal documents, his name appears at the head of the roster.
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 John Carver
John Carver was born in England in about 1575.
The Dutch government had a reputation for tolerance towards dissenters and in 1608 Carver and a group of Separatists decided to emigrate to Holland.
John Carver (a man godly and well approved them) their governor for that year.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAcarverJ.htm   (487 words)

  
 MayflowerHistory.com
John Carver and Mary de Lannoy (from L'Escluse, near Lille, France) appear in Leiden records in February 1609, the same month that John Robinson and the rest of the Pilgrims sought permission from the Leiden magistrates for permission to take up residence.
Perhaps John Carver was one of the original members of the Scrooby congregation; or perhaps he is an Englishman who had already taken up residence there, he having married a French Walloon.
John Carver is not known to have had any surviving children.
www.mayflowerhistory.com /Passengers/JohnCarver.php   (421 words)

  
 Kennedy Library Opens the Papers of John A. Carver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Carver returned to Boise to practice law and served as Assistant Attorney General for the state of Idaho from 1947 to 1949.
Carver remained with the FPC until 1972, when he left government service to become a professor of law at the University of Denver in Colorado.
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is administered by the National Archives and Records Administration and supported, in part, by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation, a non-profit organization.
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 John Howland of the Mayflower   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Howland was probably in London at the time John Carver was organizing the voyage of the Mayflower, and was hired by Carver at that time.
John Howland was one of Governor Carver's household.
It is believed that John Howland inherited John Carver's estate, as the Carvers had no children of their own.
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Isaac, born in 1775, was one of eight sons of John and Lucinda Carver, of Marshfield, Massachusetts.
John also became a boat builder and was responsible for building a great many ships in Searsport.
Florence Carver sold the estate, which the deed describes as being the same as described in the 1880 transfer of deed, to Beulah D. Carrol.
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 Amazon.com: John Carver on Board Leadership: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Carver's Policy Governance model has provided the means for trustees to live out Greenleaf's challenge to boards to act as both servant and leader.
John Carver On Board Leadership is a collection of articles that demonstrate the Policy Governance (R) model in board leadership, as written by its creator, John Carver, a man who has over twenty years of experience working with a variety of corporation boards.
John Carver, on the other hand, lays out a full system for board clarity and accountability.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0787958441?v=glance   (1615 words)

  
 John Carver
But the service would be incomplete without reference, however brief and itself incomplete, to John Carver the distinguished physicist and academic, and a scientific statesman on both the national and international stage.
John, a 1949 graduate of Sydney University with first class Honours in physics, was one of the early recipients of an ANU postgraduate scholarship.
For John the destination was Cambridge, and the topic of his research was nuclear physics.
wwwrsphysse.anu.edu.au /admin/john   (1597 words)

  
 John Carver
CARVER, John, governor of Plymouth colony, born in England about 1590: died in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in April, 1661.
They took with them the declaration of their allegiance to the church and state of England, "either active, if the thing commanded be not against God's word; or passive, if it be." To the same agents was eventually intrusted the selection of a ship and preparations for the voyage.
Carver was probably elected governor for the ensuing year in the harbor of Provincetown, Massachusetts, where the "Mayflower" temporarily anchored, 11 November, 1620.
www.famousamericans.net /johncarver   (433 words)

  
 CARVER Wins John Lennon Songwriting Contest..   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Early January 2002 she received a call saying that her song was among the top twenty finalists and the winners would be announced on January 15, 2002.
CARVER received $2,000.00 cash, $5,000 worth of Yamaha project studio equipment and a $5,000.00 cash advance offer from EMI Publishing Company.
CARVER was eligible for the $20,000 Grand Prize from Maxell to be announced in June.
www.lisacarveronline.com /news/lennon.html   (284 words)

  
 The Pilgrim John Howland Society
John Howland’s character was forged by danger and death and the result was courage on the Kennebec.
The young man from Fenstanton left England in 1620 as a Mayflwoer passenger and promptly showed his quick wit in a perilous situation when he was swept overboard during a violent storm and was able to grab some trailing halyards and hold on until rescued.
Elizabeth was 65 when John died, probably still vivacious and attractive enough to say “yes” to a second husband, but she preferred to remain a widow until she died on Dec. 22, 1687.
www.pilgrimjohnhowlandsociety.org   (351 words)

  
 Alibris: John Carver
John Carver's groundbreaking Policy Governance model has influenced the way public and nonprofit boards operate around the world.
Now, as widespread experience with the model accumulates, Carver enriches his definitive exposition with updated samples, a new chapter on the process of policy development, and additional resources on various types of...
by Carver, John, and Cadbury, Adrian (Foreword by)
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 John Carver --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1811, after his bust of the radical reformer John Horne Tooke was exhibited at the Royal Academy, Chantrey's success was...
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Learn about the Presidency of John Adams, who was the second man to hold the office of U.S. President and the first to occupy the newly constructed White House.
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 Carver Genealogy
Henry Carver and wife, Frances Lautredge are named as parents of George H. Carver in Records of The Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of German Flatts in Fort Herkimer, town of German Flats, Herkimer County, New York.
Carver is recorded as being born on Apr 6, 1815 and was baptized Jul 2, 1815.
John ‘Lackland’ was born on 24 December 1166 in Kings Manor House, Oxdford, Oxfordshire, England.
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 The Family of James Carver
According to records associated with the Quaker settlement in Philadelphia, John Carver was a maltster from the village of Hedley, Hertfordshire, England. ; We assume that either George Fox or one of his disciples must have encountered John Carver and converted him to the Society of Friends, during their travels up and down England.
195-199)  John Carver's lot is recorded as being a city lot on Walnut Street between Second and Third Streets from the Delaware River (Blackwell's Rent Roll of 1689).
In the name of God, Amen.  The 20th day of the 2nd month in the year of Christian atompt 1713, I, John Carver of Bybery, in the County of Philadelphia, Maltstor, calling to mind mortality, and knowing yt.
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 www.NASFAA.org John Carver to Receive Scholarship America Founder's Award
Carver will accept the Founders Award from Fradkin at a Scholarship America Board of Trustees luncheon on October 22 in Chicago.
Carver, currently serving on the Board of Directors of Iowa Dollars for Scholars, has been instrumental in bringing Dollars for Scholars to Iowa's students.
Carver also secured free conference calls through Iowa's community college network for Iowa Dollars for Scholars, helped host a regional meeting of chapter volunteers in northeast Iowa, and made monetary contributions to Iowa Dollars for Scholars as well as to chapters he has helped establish.
www.nasfaa.org /publications/2004/cnscholarshipamerica101904.html   (624 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Boards That Make a Difference : A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations (J-B ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The carver style of governance is a tad idealistic and perhaps overly optimistic.
Carver offers sound alternatives to current practices that put the responsibility and the capability for strategic leadership right where it belongs--on the board.
Carver offers a framework for changing all that by forcing the board to rethink all of its policy with an eye toward board-determined policies that operate at the highest level possible.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0787908118?v=glance   (1698 words)

  
 John Gardner Life Stories, Books, & Links
On this day in 1982 the novelist and scholar John Gardner died at the age of forty-nine in a motorcycle accident.
Carver recognized Gardner as a strong influence on his writing even though his exposure to Gardner was short, only one academic year in 1959 and 1960.
Gardner recognized Carver's need for a quiet place to work and loaned his office key to Carver for him to work.
todayinliterature.com /biography/john.gardner.asp   (355 words)

  
 Robert Carver - Classical music composer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Carver was Scotland's great Renaissance composer, a polyphonic master of the stature of Dufay or Josquin.
Carver's unquestioned works (all from the Carver Choirbook), are: Masses: Dum Sacrum Mysterium (10-part); 6-part Mass; 4-part Mass 'L'homme armé'; 5-Part Mass 'Fera Pessima'; 4-Part Mass 'Pater Creator Omnium'.
Most of Carver's work is in the extremely florid late-Renaissance polyphonic style, combining English and Flemish decorative elements but probably growing out of a largely lost established tradition of sophisticated Scottish polyphony.
www.classical-composers.org /cgi-bin/ccd.cgi?comp=carver   (707 words)

  
 The Policy Governance® Model - Publications
John Carver has authored over 190 articles and authored or co-authored five books and 13 monographs on management and governance, a bibliographical total we believe to be exceeded by no other governance thinker worldwide.
It is a library of Carver thought on various issues of governance theory across a range of applications.
In two audio tapes, John Carver addresses crucial board practices, commenting on typical board room scenarios presented by actors.
www.policygovernance.com /pubs.htm   (709 words)

  
 John Carver   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
FREMONT, N.H. -- John "Jack" Carver, 87, of Main Street, died Friday at the Exeter Hospital.
He worked as a farmer in Merrimac for many years and was very involved with the New England Draft Horse Association.
He was the husband of the late Helen Carver and leaves son John E. Carver of Atkinson, N.H.; daughter Priscilla Carver of South Boston, Mass.; brothers Joseph Carver of Reno, Nev., and Albion Carver also of Reno; granddaughter Elizabeth Carver of Bradford, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.
www.eagletribune.com /news/stories/20011031/FN_001.htm   (136 words)

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