Culver of Norfolk, England, and Suffolk, Massachusetts
Edward Culver [a] b 1599/1600, England, d 1685, Mystic, New London, CT. He md Anne Ellis 19 Sep 1638, Dedham, Norfolk, MA, daughter of John Ellis and Anne. She was b 1 Jul 1619, Skipton, Yorkshire, England, d 4 Dec 1676, Groton, New London, CT.
Children of Edward Culver and Anne Ellis were:
  • Joshua Culver b 1642, d 1713; md Elizabeth Ford.
  • Gershom Culver b 1646, d 1716; md Mary Howell.
  • Joseph Culver b 1646; md Mercy Winthrop.
  • Hannah Culver b 11 Apr 1652.

Hannah Culver b 11 Apr 1652, Roxbury, Suffolk, MA, d 28 Jun 1733, Groton, New London, CT. She md John Burroughs 14 Dec 1670, prob Suffolk, MA, son of Robert Burrows and Mary.

a. He first settled at Dedham, Mass., then removed to Conn. He had a grant of land at Pequot in 1653, and purchased a house lot from Robert Burrows (whose son, John, would later marry Edward's daughter). A baker and brewer by occupation, he was permitted by the court to brew ale as early as May 1662. In 1664, he was at Mystic, where he had a farm, called "Chepadasco" by the Indians. In that same year, he removed to the head of the Mystic river in New London. He was also a soldier in King Philip's war.
GL: New England Families, Genealogies and Memorials, Vol III, p 1104.

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