In 1899, Newton and Anna had been married for ten years. They were living near Aaron and Sugar Branch in Switzerland County.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
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.Continue reading
Ben Teply took a shrapnel wound in his right thigh on the afternoon of September 12.
Using his own records, some collateral info, and a bit of conjecture, we can follow his medical treatment.Continue reading
Newspaper stories also reported on the health, sickness and accidents in the community.
Frank and Anna and their sons had a few noteworthy health scares.
But considering the times, they were all lucky to come through this time period as an unscathed family.
That was about to change in the next few years.Continue reading