165 – A Look Back

We began this series of stories after the Civil War in 1865. We’re ending the series at the end of World War I in 1920. What a dramatic change in people’s lifestyles over these 55 years.

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Reconstruction after Civil War – 1865
Armistice – World War I – 1918
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The Latest Book is Volume 5

If you don’t know about Cross Plains, Indiana or the 1811 price of peach brandy, you need this book.

If you want a look at Baptists and Methodists in 1820 Kentucky, you can find it here.

If you want to know how William and Margaret Jarvis moved family and household goods and animals down the Ohio River, this book’s for you.

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William Jarvis (5G) 1760-1823

William Jarvis died in January 1823. He was 62.

William’s wife Margaret (5G) survived him and was living on their farm on Fork Lick Creek. Harvey (4G), age 20, had just married in 1822. Most of the other children were married and living elsewhere.

We’ll catch up with the rest of the family in the next post. For now, let’s look at William Jarvis’ interesting life.

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