Reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Thursday, April 13, 1899.

Another Pioneer Gone.

George Carver passed away yesterday afternoon at two o'clock, on the farm north of town on which he has resided for many years. Mr. Carver was over 80 years old and was making his hime with Mr. & Mrs Robt. Sechrest at the time of his death.

The deceased located north of town shortly after the war and has lived there ever since. Three sons and two daughters survive him, Charles, Jacob, Edwin, and Mrs. E.H. Cox and Mrs. H Way.

reprinted with permission from the Tonganoxie Mirror, Thursday, April 20, 1899.

George Carver was born in Philadelphia, Penn., August 14, 1808. He was married to Ann Myers of the same city, in February, 1884, whom he survived 19 years. There eleven children born to them. Mr. Carver moved from Pennsylvania to Clinton county, Ohio, in the fall of 1838, and from there to Warren county in 1842, and from there to Franklin county, Kansas, in 1860. After living there four yeas he moved to Leavenworth county and settled on the farm where he died April 12, 1899, at the age of 90 years, 7 months and 28 days. He had a birthright in the Friends church and still retained his right. Mr. Carver was until the past few years a regular attendant at meeting, but as he advanced in age his bearing became poor, consequently he did not attend as he otherwise would have done.

Three sons and two daughters survive Mr. Carver, Myers, Charles and Edwin Carver, Mrs. Hiram Way and Mrs. E.H.Cox.


Date of death Wednesday, April 12, 1899

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