Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

John JARVIS

Male 1789 - 1859  (70 years)


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  • Name John JARVIS 
    Born 1789  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military From 16 Aug 1812 to 15 Apr 1813  [2
    War of 1812 (under Capt. John McWhorter) 
    Military From 30 Aug 1814 to 22 Feb 1815  [2
    War of 1812 (under Capt. Steed) 
    Census 1840  Harrison Co, VA (now Doddridge Co, WV) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation farmer  [3, 4
    Died 5 Sep 1859  Morgans Run (West Union), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Cause: scrofula 
    Buried Archbold Cemetery, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I92739  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2017 

    Family Margaret JAMESON,   b. 12 Dec 1796, Rockbridge Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1892, Morgansville, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 13 Aug 1815  Wood Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Notes 
    • John Jarvis owned land in present-day Doddridge County as early as July 1821, when he purchased tracts on the Middle Island Creek from James Caldwell and Joseph Caldwell. In 1824, he sold 2,510 acres on Brushy Fork of Meathouse Fork of Middle Island Creek to James Davis.

      1850 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jul 19 1850:
      John Jarvis, 62, farmer, value of real estate $1,000, cannot read/write; Margaret, 55; Mary E, 27; Magy M, 19; Louisa, 14; Martha A, 11; Lorenzo D, 23, farmer. All born in Virginia except for John, born in Maryland.
      The next enumerated household was that of John and Margaret's son Granville:
      Granville D. Jarvis, 26, farmer, value of real estate $200; Sarah M, 23; Louisa A, 2; John T, 7 months.

      1860 Census, Doddridge Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Jun 29 1860:
      M. Jarvis (female), 63, b. Va, value of real estate $750, value of personal estate $50; M. A. Jarvis (female), 20, b, Va. [6, 7]
    Children 
     1. Drusilla JARVIS,   b. CA 1816, Virginia (now West Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Edmund Jameson JARVIS,   b. 11 Nov 1817, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1864, Camp Chase, Columbus, Franklin Co, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)
    +3. Mary E. JARVIS,   b. 7 Mar 1821,   d. 16 Oct 1904, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +4. Granville D. JARVIS,   b. 20 Aug 1823, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1869, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +5. Lydia JARVIS,   b. Jan 1825, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1877  (Age ~ 52 years)
     6. Lorenzo Dow JARVIS,   b. 1828, Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Knox Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    +7. Magy M. JARVIS,   b. 11 Jul 1830, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1912, West Union, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +8. Louisa JARVIS,   b. 1836, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jul 1890  (Age 54 years)
    +9. Martha A. JARVIS,   b. Aug 1838, Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1913  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Family ID F39985  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Archbold Cemetery, Smithburg, Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    999999_Early-Doddridge-Settlers_Legends-and-Facts_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt
    999999_Early-Doddridge-Settlers_Legends-and-Facts_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt
    999999_Ephraim-Bee-and-Early-Doddridge-County-Part1_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt
    999999_Ephraim-Bee-and-Early-Doddridge-County-Part1_by-Jennifer-Wilt.txt

  • Sources 
    1. [S934] Findagrave.com.

    2. [S37] fold3, (www.fold3.com).

    3. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    4. [S2537] U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S2050] Wood County Marriage Records, Parkersburg, WV.

    6. [S1583] Marriage record of daughter.

    7. [S1590] Death record of daughter.