Our ancestor Elizabeth Jarvis was likely from England, likely a Quaker, and likely immigrated to Pennsylvania around 1682. She had two children. Her husband likely died on the voyage to Pennsylvania or shortly after arrival.
We’ve found associations between Elizabeth Jervis and Quakers in Nantwich. Let’s find out more about Quakers.Continue reading
We were having good luck in the days after finding Elizabeth Jervis’s letter about her husband’s estate.
We made four Quaker finds within a few days.Continue reading
We found the “progenitor” James Jervis of Chatcull, born around 1490. Did the Jervises live in Chatcull before that?Continue reading
We continued to trace earlier and earlier Jervises in Staffordshire and Shropshire.
From the 1500’s through 1700’s, the Jervis families acquired and lost estates at Chatcull, Meaford and Darlaston near Meaford, Cheswardine and Goldstone near Ollerton.Continue reading
The British and Spanish fleet sighted one another at dawn on February 14, 1797. The British fleet had fifteen line-of-battle ships against twenty-four Spanish ships.
Celia continued to discover Louise’s Jervis ancestors, pushing the brick wall back into the 1600s. These generations could provide a link to our elusive Elizabeth.
- Thomas Jervis (6G) b. 1653 m. Alice Lewis
- Thomas Jervis (7G) b. 1620 m. Margery
- Thomas Jervis (8G) b. 1575 m. Margaret
Celia had broken through the brick wall. Earlier generations of Louise’s Jervises began to reveal themselves.
- George Jervis (4G) b. 1728 m. Elizabeth
- Thomas Jervis (5G) b. 1688 m. Margaret Pitchford