Gordo, Pickens County, Alabama
Green Carver, son of John CARVER and Nancy CLAYTON was born June 09, 1828 in North Carolina. Green Carver married (1st wife), Lousia POWELL and (2nd wife) Martha L. STAPP, daughter of William Stapp and Mary Maxwell on November 21, 1855.
Green Carver, a horseman or rider in the cavalry for the Confederates during the Civil War. Green served with MCCAA Rangers, CO. "D", 8th Confederate Regiment Cavalry. Mustered into service NOV 14, 1861, he would have been 33 years old. The MCCAA Rangers served under General Joe Wheeler. Green was listed at muster as 3rd Sgt, later he is listed as being in Co. "I" of the 7th Alabama Cavalry, under the command of Colonel Hodgson's Regiment, of the Nathan Bedford Forrest Brigade. Records indicate that he furnished his own horse .. and a valuable one, at that.
Green Carver and his sons have moved to Gordo, Alabama and opened a general store called, "Carver and Sons". Store went bankrupt when people recessing credit, refused to pay bills. Sons and son-in-laws both had worked at "Carver and Sons" including, James Monroe Carver and his son, William Stanford Carver. Green Carver was living in Gordo by 1901, when he was manager of the first city election. In 1900, Rebecca Elizabeth Carver, daughter of James "Jim" Monroe Carver, married Tom (John Thomas) Noland. Her father and grandfather Green Carver built them a home on "Carver Road" in Gordo. Jim's sons also lived on that road, as did Green Carver.
Green died in Gordo on December 30, 1904. Green Carver is buried beside his wife Martha at Liberty Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, which he donated the land for from the original Carver Homestead in Pickens County, Alabama. Green Carver joined Liberty Primitive Baptist Church on June 1879 and he was chosen as deacon on July 1881.