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Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913



  • Existence: 1829 - 1913


Ann Prior Jarvis (1829-1913) was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was born in England and migrated to St. George, Utah.

Autobiography of Ann Prior Jarvis, approximately 1885: page 1 (Ann Prior; born 1830 in St.George, Middlesex, London, England; resided in early childhood in Stepney, England) page 2 (married at age 16 to George Jarvis) page 17 (pioneer)

The Ancestorfiles, via WWW, June 20, 2018 (diary entry from January 1, 1885: celebrated my 55th birthday; side note "She did not remember her exact date of birth, but assumed it was January 1; image of a church book entry: Ann Prior; born December 30, 1829)

George and Ann Prior Jarvis genealogy page, via WWW, June 20, 2018 (Pedigree file: Ann Prior; wife of George Frederick Jarvis; she was born December 30, 1829 in Stepney, England; died January 10, 1913 in St.George, Utah)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSSSC2049
Dates: 1871-1898

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230329689]
Identifier: MSS SC 3096
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript. The item is an autobiography of Ann Prior Jarvis. Ann was born in England and joined the Mormon Church in 1848. Ann writes about an experience in which her daughter lived when she was expected to die. The doctor "came in the parlour as usual and he spoke very low and said: 'She is gone,' then I said, 'Yes sir, she is gone--into the kitchen.' He went with me into the kitchen. I know the change was so great he was frightened." She...
Dates: approximately 1885

Ann Prior Jarvis autobiographies and a biography

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 2049
Scope and Contents Two handwritten autobiographies, a biography of George Jarvis (1823-1913), miscellaneous materials, and photocopies of these items. Ann was born in England and married George Jarvis at age sixteen. She and George were converted to the Mormon Church in 1848. George worked as a sailor to earn money for the journey to Utah. They arrived in Salt Lake City around 1860 and moved to St. George, Utah in 1861. Ann had eleven children. Anne recounts the major events of her life and writes about her...
Dates: 1871-1898

Ann Prior Jarvis diary and autobiography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230326925]
Identifier: MSS SC 2697
Scope and Contents

Typewritten copy of a handwritten autobiography and diary. The autobiography was written in 1884 and tells of Jarvis' early life in England, her migration to Utah, and her move to St. George. Jarvis' diary covers the years 1884 to 1898. There are many gaps. She writes about the weather and her daily activities. Also included are patriarchal blessings of family members dating from 1875 to 1881. Most of them were given by William G. Perkins.

Dates: 1875-1898

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Collection 3
Digital Record 1
Latter Day Saint pioneers -- History 3
Latter Day Saint women -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 3
Saint George (Utah) -- History 3
Biographies 2
British Americans -- Utah -- Saint George -- History 2