In 1910, Anna Mounts’ friends had a surprise 40th birthday party for her, with baskets of a delicious supper and an afternoon of music. The ensuing years hold some big life changes. Let’s continue…Continue reading
Newton Jarvis had died in April 1899. Anna Burton Jarvis was age 29 and had four children – three boys ages 9, 7, and 4, and a baby girl, Opal, less than a year old.Continue reading
We last encountered Joseph and Martha Jarvis when they moved to Rising Sun in 1883. They had bought a lot and house on Walnut Street. Joseph made a living as a mason; he no longer farmed.Continue reading
In 1899, Newton and Anna had been married for ten years. They were living near Aaron and Sugar Branch in Switzerland County.Continue reading
In the summer of 1887, Sarah Beaty Jarvis died. Newton became a widower at age 31. He had two daughters – Arminta, age 10, and Myrtle, age 5.Continue reading
Newton Jarvis married Anna Burton. Before we talk about that, let’s look at the Burton family.
Anna Elizabeth Burton was born May 15, 1870 in Rising Sun, Indiana. Her parents were George W. and Eliza J. Burton.Continue reading
Newton P. Jarvis was born October 2, 1855 in Jefferson County, Indiana. His parents were Joseph R. and Martha Ann Buchanan Jarvis. Newton was the 2nd oldest of eight children.Continue reading
Joseph and Martha Jarvis had lived in Shelby Township, Jefferson County since they married in 1852. They bought and sold and moved to various farms, all within a few miles of each other.Continue reading
Nothing worse than having to read a blog post when you’re busy sewing or cooking or whatever. Or, maybe you’re just lazy like me.
No matter the reason, here’s a solution. I’ll read the blog post to you.Continue reading