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b.abt 1576
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Name John Carver
Gender Male
Birth[1] abt 1576
Marriage aft 1599 to Catherine White
Death[1] Apr 1621 Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States


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John Carver (before 15841621) was a passenger on the historic 1620 voyage to America of the Pilgrim ship Mayflower. Carver was a Leiden Separatist instrumental in organizing the Mayflower voyage which resulted in the creation of New Plymouth Colony. He most likely wrote the Mayflower Compact, was its first signer and was the first governor of Plymouth Colony.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 John Carver, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).
  2.   Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Mayflower Compact. (Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States), Transcript.