The Jarvis Family and Other Relatives

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Enoch Jarvis Family

Enoch Jarvis, son of James Jarvis and Sarah Cheshire

Third Generation

Enoch Jarvis first married Katie Styers and settled between Silas Creek and Little Creek on what was known as the Asa Jones place. He afterwards moved across to the west side of Silas Creek, perhaps to the place owned by Mr. John Wesner. In 1849 Enoch and Katie moved to Prairie County, Arkansas where Katie died in 1850. Enoch then married Elizabeth (Betsy) Ann Chaffin. He died in Prairie County, 1863.

Children of Enoch Jarvis and 1) Catherine "Katie" Styers
Nancy Jarvis (abt. 1840-aft. 1860) m. 1) Luke/Lewis Dublin (abt. 1835-aft. 1860), 2) W. T. Ferguson
Sarah Ann Jarvis (abt. 1842-aft. 1870) m. Ridd/Richard Leonard (abt. 1845-aft. 1870) married 1868 Prairie Co., AR
Elizabeth K. Jarvis (abt. 1844)
General Warren Jarvis (abt. 1846-aft. 1920) m. Sarah Catherine Stillwell (abt 1855-aft. 1930), widow of Noah Williams; d/o Joseph Stillwell and Synia Cook
Samuel William Jarvis (abt. 1848-aft. 1870) m. M. V. Reed (abt. 1852-aft. 1870)

Children of Enoch Jarvis and 2) Elizabeth (Betsy) Ann Chafin
Thomas B. Jarvis (abt. 1855-aft. 1880) m. Dealia Summers (abt. 1855-aft. 1917)
Uriah F. Jarvis (abt. 1857-aft. 1870)
Mary Jane Jarvis (abt. 1858-aft. 1880) m. John H. Dowd (abt. 1857-aft. 1880)
Julia Ann Jarvis (1862-1941) m. Augustus Boilvin Hickman (1854-1937)

In 1880 Uriah Phelps (age 47, born in NC) living with Thomas and Dealia Jarvis in Arkansas and identifed as an uncle of Thomas. In 1850, Davie Co., NC, Enoch Jarvis and Uriah Phelps are living with Comfort Clemmons Phelps and her 2nd husband, Col. Hiram Phelps. In 1860, Davidson Co., NC, Uriah Phelps (age 4) is the son of Erasmus Phelps and Sarah Ann Jarvis

Fourth Generation

Children of Waron General Jarvis and Sarah C. (nee) Stillwell Williams
Josie E. Jarvis (1870-aft. 1910) m. Samuel Houston Horton (1858-aft. 1900), s/o Thomas J. Horton and Julia Wilson
William W. Jarvis (1872-1900)
Marthy Ann (Mattie) Jarvis (abt. 1876-aft. 1930) m. William Edward McGrand (abt. 1881-aft. 1930), s/o John H. McGrand and Nancy Serena Stillwell
John J. Jarvis (abt. 1879)
Julia Jarvis (abt. 1882-aft. 1930) (not married in 1930)
George W. Jarvis (abt. 1887-aft. 1910) m. Margaret (abt. 1889-aft. 1910)
This family moved from Prairie Co., AR to Karnes, Texas about 1878. In 1930, Sarah C. Jarvis, age 89, widowed, living with her daughter, Mattie McGrand in Travis Co., Texas


Children of Samuel William Jarvis and M. V. Reed
C. H. or C. N. Jarvis (abt. 1868)
B. W. Jarvis (abt. 1870)


Children of Thomas B. Jarvis and Delia Summers
Rosa A. Jarvis (1879-aft. 1900) m. J. W. (Will) Smith (1866-?)
Henry Marshall Jarvis (1884-aft. 1930) (not married in 1930)
Thomas Jefferson Jarvis (abt. 1890-aft. 1930) m. 1) Anna Adell Harmon (?-bef. 1918; 2) Nellie M. Gilbert (abt. 1901-aft. 1991)
In 1900 Delia Jarvis and her two sons are living in Union Township, White Co., AR. In 1930 Henry and Thomas Jarvis are living in Lonoke Co., AR

Fifth Generation:

Children of Josie E. Jarvis and Samuel Houston Horton
Thomas Justis (Jesse) Horton (1893-1967) m. Dealia/Della Thomas
Warren Frank Horton (1894-aft. 1900) m. Hettie Mae Thomas
Walter Horton (1896-aft. 1900)
Arthur Mondine Horton (1898-aft. 1900) m. Helen Inez Baker
Alvin W. Horton (1901-1994) m. Ruth?
May M. Horton (abt 1903-aft. 1910) m. 1) J. C. Pruitt; 2) Joseph Lewis Ontman; 3) Euless Cox
Julia Horton (abt. 1905-aft. 1910)

Josie Horton is found twice on the 1910 US Federal Census, District 80, Austin Ward 5, Travis Co., TX. She appears as 39 years of age, divorced, sister of George W. Jarvis, given birth to 7 children, 6 of which are living, born in Arkansas, father born in North Carolina, mother born in Arkansas. In the second record, Josie is 35 years of age, widowed, given birth to 7 children, 6 of which are living, born in Arkansas, parents born in Arkansas.


Children of Thomas Jefferson Jarvis and Nellie M. Gilbert
Sidney T. Jarvis (abt. 1920-aft. 1930)
Mildred M. Jarvis (abt. 1921-aft. 1930) m. Plant?
Ruby L. Jarvis (abt. 1925-1997) m. Tommie Bowlan (?-aft. 1997)
John W. Jarvis (abt. 1930-aft. 1997)
This family living in Hamilton, Lonoke Co., AR in 1930

Who is:
Nancy E. Jarvis that married William Dowell, Prarie Co., AR, 1855
Mary Ann Jarvis that married Nathan J. Evans in 1860, Prarie Co., AR

This page updated February 3, 2006

©, 2001-2007 Faye Jarvis Moran


Thanks to Don Horton for sharing his family's information. Don is a direct descendant of Josea (Josie) Jarvis and Sam Houston Horton. Don's e-mail address is:

Thanks to Virginia Flesher who did some great detective work to identify Zina C. Wright and contributed all of the information for this page. Virginia Flesher's e-mail is:

1850 US Federal Census Jackson County, AL
1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 US Federal Census Prairie County, AR
1860 US Federal Census Fannin County, TX
1870 US Federal Census Benton County, AR
1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, US Federal Census Record, Travis Co., TX
Fannin Co., Texas Marriage Records

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