was born circa 1599 at Of, Dedham, Norfolk, England. He was the son of John Colver
. Edward Colver was born circa 1610 at England. He immigrated circa September 1635 to Massachusetts Bay Colony; He came with John Winthrop, the younger son of John Winthrop, Governor of MA, and himself Governor of CT. He He took part in the Pequot War. He enlisted the aid of the Mohicans to defeat the Peqots, and was later held in such high esteem by Chief Uncas the he name one of his children after Edward Colver's son Joshua, in 1637. He married Ann Ellis
, daughter of John Ellis
and Ann Benjamin
, on 19 September 1638 at First Church of Dedham, Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; this marriage was the second entered in the records of the First Church of Dedham. Rev. John Allin performed the ceremony. Edward Colver resided at at Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, between 1648 and 1653. He was granted 200 acres between 1652 and 1653. He resided at at Pequot now, New London, New London County, Connecticut, after 1653. He was granted 400 acres known as Chepadas. He made his home here. In 1654. He sold land he deeded the 400 acres to his sons Joseph and Ephiram. In 1678. He resided at at Mystic, New London County, Connecticut, after 1678; He lived in a house built by his son Joshua. He was a wheelwright and Indian scout. He died in 1685 at Mystic, New London County, Connecticut. He died in 1685 at New London, New London County, Connecticut.