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James Jones Jarvis Sr.

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James Jones Jarvis Sr.

Birth
Surry County, North Carolina, USA
Death
20 Jan 1914 (aged 82)
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Burial
Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA GPS-Latitude: 32.7704248, Longitude: -97.3470356
Plot
Block 11, Lot 3-4E, Space 3
Memorial ID
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Major James J. Jarvis was an attorney, soldier, legislator, cattle rancher and prominent Ft. Worth leader. He married Ida Van Zandt on June 26, 1866 in Marshall, Texas. She came from a prominent Texas family, as well. Her father, Isaac Van Zandt, was charge d'affairs, representing the Repuplic of Texas. He worked tirelessly in the early 1840s to convince the United States to annex Texas. Her brother, Major K. M. Van Zandt, was also an attorney and prominent Ft. Worth business leader. Another brother, Dr. Isaac L. Van Zandt, was an early physician in fledgling Ft. Worth, settling there for good in 1868.
Major James J. Jarvis was an attorney, soldier, legislator, cattle rancher and prominent Ft. Worth leader. He married Ida Van Zandt on June 26, 1866 in Marshall, Texas. She came from a prominent Texas family, as well. Her father, Isaac Van Zandt, was charge d'affairs, representing the Repuplic of Texas. He worked tirelessly in the early 1840s to convince the United States to annex Texas. Her brother, Major K. M. Van Zandt, was also an attorney and prominent Ft. Worth business leader. Another brother, Dr. Isaac L. Van Zandt, was an early physician in fledgling Ft. Worth, settling there for good in 1868.


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