Thursday, January 8, 2015

Photo of Jarvis sisters Eva Jarvis McNeil and Lodemie Jarvis Gilreath in Wilkes County, NC

Left: Clara Eva Hettie Ellen Jarvis McNeil (1873-1959)  (my great-grandmother)
Right: her sister, Lodemie Lucinda Sara Elizabeth Jarvis Gilreath (1866-1945)

They were the daughters of Richard Franklin Jarvis (1845-1943) and Martha Ann Pardue (1845-1934) of Wilkes County, N.C.  Eva lived in Wilkes, but Lodemie moved to Alexander County, N.C.

Ed Slane has a nice website for the Jarvis family.  His section on Lodemie includes a document she wrote about her ancestors - very interesting - I love family stories!  Ed's web site is

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