CHARLELS HOWELL CARVER, a
prominent business man of Fallsington, is a lineal descendant of
William CARVER, who came from England in the ship ‘Samson’ about
the same time as John and Mary (LANE) CARVER, of Byberry.
William CARVER married, November 14, 1689 (old style), at
Middletown monthly meeting of Friends, Joan KINSEY. After her
death he married in 1723 at Falls, Bucks county, Pennsylvania.
Grace CARTER, a widow, whose maiden name was PAXSON, a native of
Bristol. William CARVER died at Byberry, Pennsylvania, May,
1730. The line of descent from the pioneer ancestor is as
follows: William, who married Elizabeth WALMSLEY; Joseph, who
married: John, who married Ann CARVER; John, who married Mary
MARTINDALE; Adin, father of Charles H. CARVER, who was born
January 4, 1830, near Buckingham, Bucks county, Pennsylvania.
November 21, 1850, he married Sarah HOWELL, daughter of Charles
and Sarah (VANSANT) HOWELL.
Charles H. CARVER, the next in line of descent, was born in
Buckingham township, Bucks, county, Pennsylvania, September 11,
1851. He now owns and operates the Fallsington Creamery, which
separates milk from cream and pasteurizes milk for the Trenton
market. As a citizen he has ever been alert, earnest and
conscientious, keenly alive to everything which concerns in any
way the well being of the town and county. January 9, 1873, Mr.
CARVER married Anna M. BAILEY, a daughter of George and Ann
(BAILEY) BAILEY, and a graduate of Millersville State Normal
School. Their children are as follows: Anna B., born November 9,
1873, graduated from West Chester Normal School, and July 26,
1893, became the wife of Charles T. WINDLE, son of David C. and
Annie (Thomas) WINDLE: residence Washington, D. C. Rachel B.,
born January 22, 1876, a graduate from the Philadelphia School
of Design. Edward L. born December 30, 1878, died February 19,
Text taken from page 684 to 685 of:
Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County,
Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company,
1905] Volume III
Transcribed November 2006 by Joan Lollis as part of the Bucks
Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html
Published November 2006 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb
pages at www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/