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 Ann Maria <I>Reeves</I> Jarvis

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Ann Maria Reeves Jarvis

Birth
Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Death
9 May 1905 (aged 72)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
River 499
Memorial ID
36783246 View Source

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.
The second photo shown is Anna Maria Jarvis, the founder of Mother's Day. This findagrave memorial is for her mother and the inspiration for Mother's Day, Ann Maria (Reeves) Jarvis.

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.
The second photo shown is Anna Maria Jarvis, the founder of Mother's Day. This findagrave memorial is for her mother and the inspiration for Mother's Day, Ann Maria (Reeves) Jarvis.


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  • Created by: Big Ern
  • Added: 5 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 36783246
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/36783246/ann-maria-jarvis: accessed ), memorial page for Ann Maria Reeves Jarvis (30 Sep 1832–9 May 1905), Find a Grave Memorial ID 36783246, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Big Ern (contributor 46620889).