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John Reynolds Sarvis
Birth: Feb. 18, 1820
Horry County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 29, 1879
Horry County
South Carolina, USA

John Reynolds Sarvis was born February 18, 1820 in Horry County, South Carolina, the son of Samuel Sarvis and Rhoda Watts Sarvis. He had ten siblings. John married Elizabeth Prince Sarvis, and they had eleven children: Thomas Lester B. Sarvis, George Marsden Sarvis, Edward "Ned" C. Sarvis, Helan Sarvis King, Sharlotte Ada Sarvis Neely, Rhoda Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sarvis Cartrette, Elmmon A. Sarvis (killed in a sawmill fire), Bowden Sarvis (killed in a sawmill fire), Doctor "Dock" Joseph Sarvis, James S. Norton Sarvis, and William Scarborough Sarvis.

John Reynolds Sarvis was a Confederate veteran who served in the 9th South Carolina Infantry Battalion (the "Pee Dee Legion"), Company C. He volunteered the same day as his sons Thomas Lester B. Sarvis and William Scarborough Sarvis. (William died during the war in 1862, possibly in a northern prison.) John's unit was later merged with the 26th South Carolina Volunteers. The 26th saw action in South Carolina, Mississippi, and Virginia. John was a farmer who donated the land for Pleasant Meadow Baptist Church in Loris, Horry County. He was 59 when he died on September 29, 1879 in Horry County and is probably buried in that church's cemetery in an unmarked grave. His cause of death is listed as "a fever." Sarvis is a coatal Carolina Native American surname. He also had English heritage. I hope one of his descendents will add his photo to this site.

Thanks so much to descendent Kay Evans and "Anonymous" for so much of this information. Any errors, however, are mine alone. Please go to the "edit" link on this site with any corrections or additions.
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Prince Sarvis (1830 - 1900)*
  Edward C. Sarvis (1840 - 1927)*
  Thomas Lester Sarvis (1847 - 1931)*
  Helan Sarvis King (1852 - 1918)*
  Sharlotte Ada Sarvis Neely (1853 - ____)*
  Rhoda Mary Elizabeth Sarvis Cartrette (1854 - 1934)*
  Dock J Sarvis (1861 - 1931)*
  James S. Norton Sarvis (1862 - 1919)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Meadow Baptist Church Cemetery
Horry County
South Carolina, USA
Plot: unmarked grave
Created by: Sharlotte Neely Donnelly
Record added: Jan 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23847912
John Reynolds Sarvis
Added by: Sharlotte Neely Donnelly
John Reynolds Sarvis
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Added by: Sharlotte Neely Donnelly
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