|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1840|
|Death: ||Aug. 1, 1896|
Born in Jones County Georgia, March 28, 1840. Graduated with A.B. Degree, Emory College, 1861. Served Watkinsville and Whitfield Circuits, 1861-1863.
Served as Chaplain in Confederate Army, 1863-1865. From 1866-1896, he served the following pastorates, Cave Spring; Sparta; Marietta; Milledgeville; Cartersville, St. James; Augusta; Cartersville; Gainesville; First Church Athens; LaGrange; Trinity, Savannah; First Church, St. Louis, Cartersville.
Died, Cartersville, Georgia, Aug 1, 1896. Tender and chivalrous as a husband, wise and loving as a father to his wife and children, he was always a King among men. Master of men in the pulpit; of surpassing diligence in pastoral fidelity, at all times a winner of souls, he made full proof of his ministry.
"Perfecting holiness in the fear of the Lord"
The Courant American Newspaper
August 6, 1896, Page 1
Gone To His Rest.
Rev. A. J. Jarrell, the Beloved Pastor of the Methodist Church
Passes Away Saturday Night
Impressive Funeral Services at the Church—Touching Eulogistic Talks—Burial at Oxford.
[A very long article. An excerpt: "Anderson Joseph Jarrell was 56 years of age the 28 th of last March. He was born near Dean's Ferry, on the Ocumulgee river, in Jones county, Ga. His father, Rev. John Jarrell, was a Primitive Baptist preacher…Mr. Jarrell leaves a wife and five children: They are Mrs. W. J. McClenny, of St. Louis; Miss Susie Jarrell, Dr. Joseph; G. Rev. Charles C. and William W. Jarrell.]
Anderson Joseph Jarrell married
Elizabeth Ann Smith on November 19, 1861
The following information is provided by the Jarrell Plantation Jarrell Plantation State Historic Site, Juliette Georgia:
Anderson Joseph Jarrell was the son of John Fitz Jarrell and his first wife, Elizabeth Middlebrooks. He was born Mar 28, 1840 in Jones County, Ga at their first farm near Hwy 18 about a half mile from the Ocmulgee River. He studied for the Methodist ministry at Oxford College in Oxford, Ga, near Covington. He enlisted as a chaplain on August 1, 1861 the the 19th Regiment Georgia Infantry, probably just having graduated. The 19th was sent to Lynchberg, Virginia. He apparently came home to marry his sweetheart, Elizabeth Ann Smith on Nov 19, 1861. By 1864, Georgia had begun officially commissioning its chaplains, and Anderson received his commission Jan 15, 1864.
Twin to John Randolph JARRELL, b. 30 Mar 1836; M. 16 May 1858 Panola Co, TX to Emily J. WILLIAMSON; m. 28 Nov 1894 Panola Co TX Mollie WILLIAMSON; d. 10 Apr 1913, Panola Co TX; buried Williamson Family Cemetery. Served with CSA during The War For Southern Independence. Parents John Fitz JARRELL and Elizabeth Williamson MIDDLEBROOKs. [Note: no children with either wife. Source via the Edge Family Plus on-line. Discrepancy in 1840 birth date with Jarrell Plantation/Obituary].
John Fitz Jarrell (1810 - 1884)
Elizabeth Williamson Middlebrooks Jarrell (1815 - 1864)
Elizabeth Ann Smith Jarrell (1838 - 1899)
John Randolph Jarrell (1836 - 1913)*
Anderson Joseph Jarrell (1840 - 1896)
Elizabeth Lavinia Jarrell (1844 - 1864)*
Susan Lavinia Jarrell (1850 - 1865)*
Benjamin Richard Jarrell (1867 - 1958)**
Charles Crawford Jarrell (1874 - 1961)**
Chapman B Jarrell (1875 - 1928)**
Oxford Historical Cemetery
Created by: Twin of an Angel
Record added: Oct 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16292001