Surname: Collver

Biographical Sketch of D. Jay Collver

Collver, D. Jay; district passenger agt., N. Y. C. Lines; born, Stanhope, N. J., Aug. 20, 1846; educated, public schools, Clyde, O.; engaged in the dry goods business in Clyde; came to Cleveland about 1875; entering the service of the Bee Line R. R. Co., now part of the Big Four system of the N. Y. Central Lines; originator of long-distance excursions and high-class tours in the U. S.; enlisted Co. A, 72d Ohio Volunteer Infantry, November, 1861; discharged, March, 1863; re-enlisted, 1864, 196th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (Hospital Steward) ; chief clerk at headquarters Duryea; brigade to close of war;

Collver, Stephen P. – Obituary

Stephen P. Collver, of High Valley, Oregon, died at the hospital at Salem, Oregon, Saturday, March 21, his death being due to a combination of diseases. Mr. Collver was born in Canada, March 2, 1843 and was at the time of his death 65 years and 19 days old. When a lad about twelve years old, he, with his parents, moved to Iowa for a short time; then to Missouri, staying there about three years, going later to Iowa, where his young manhood was spent. On September 13, 1866 he married Delilah O. Barnett, and to them seven children were