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Letter- Some of the UEL Branches of the Jarvis Family
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Title: Letter- Some of the UEL Branches of the Jarvis Family
Identifier: 2008.13.6
Item Date: 1905
Image Creator: Museums of Mississuaga
Creation Date: 2008

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Description: Two legal sized sheets of paper, outlining members of the Jarvis family. The papers are yellowing and have blue type ink. The title is across the top centre of the first page. Along the left margin are names typed, separating paragraphs. The second page has -2- at the top centre. There is a spot in the upper right corner where a staple existed and has been removed.

HISTORY:The research was found with a collection of Jarvis family papers. The papers start with Captain Samuel Jarvis (1698-1779) of Long Island. Next, his eldest son, Samuel (1720-1783) of Connecticut, although he died in Long Island after being sent there by Revolutionists (he died of exposure). Next, his eldest son, Munson, who was the founder of the New Brunswick and PEI family branches. Next is William, Munson's youngest brother (1756-c. 1828), former Secretary appointed by Simcoe. William and Munson were first cousins to Stephen Jarvis, the line that is connected to the Skynner family and the Bradley family of Bradley Museum. See The Families of Merigold's Point, by Dorothy L. Martin, 1984.
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