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Ann Reeves Jarvis
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1834
Culpeper
Culpeper County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 9, 1905
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

She was the original inspiration for mother's day, considered the mother of mother's day. When she died her daughter Anna campaigned to have a national day set aside to honor all mothers. They are buried together in the same lot. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Granville E. Jarvis (1823 - 1902)
 
 Children:
  Josiah William Pickens Jarvis (1853 - ____)*
  Anna Jarvis (1864 - 1948)*
  Thomas R. Jarvis (1866 - 1873)*
  Ellen Jarvis (1868 - 1868)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
West Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bala Cynwyd
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: River 499
 
Created by: Big Ern
Record added: May 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36783246
Ann <i>Reeves</i> Jarvis
Added by: Big Ern
 
Ann <i>Reeves</i> Jarvis
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Ann <i>Reeves</i> Jarvis
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- K. Martin
 Added: May. 11, 2014
Happy Mother's Day
- Gracie's Grammy
 Added: May. 11, 2014

- Amber
 Added: May. 8, 2014
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