Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Ann Prior Jarvis Diary — March 28, 1884

Mary Forsythe Jarvis, c. 1877.

Weather dull Cold raining all around us Brig tells me it is Mary birthday she is 27 to day I wish her many happy returns of the day
I dreamed of a lady that I was apprenticed to and her name is Gane Grey ^and Mrs^ Marks. I do think she is dead and wants me to be baptized for her.
Spent the day washing dishes getting dinner knitting Etc
Sister Lund is very sick.

Brig — Brigham Jarvis.

Mary — Mary Forsyth Jarvis (1857-1938). At the time of this entry, she had two daughters, Mary and Christina, who had died at birth, two sons, Brigham and Erastus, and was expecting her daughter Ethel.

Gane Grey — Probably Jane Grey. Ann was apprenticed as a dressmaker when she was eleven years old.

Mrs. Marks — Probably Elizabeth Marks (c. 1806-?) of Tower Hamlets, London. 

Sister LundEliza Brace Lund (1821-1907), one of the women featured in the "Eminent Women of the St. George Temple" project. (The other wife in the family, Ellen Nielsen Lund, was living in Iron County at the time.)

1851 England Census. Elizabeth Marks, Household of Frances Marks. Mile End Old Town, Stepney, Middlesex, England, 11. (Link.)

Thiriot, Amy Tanner. "Eminent Women: Eliza Ann (Grazen) Brace Lund." Keepapitchinin: The Mormon History Blog. July 11, 2012. (Link.)

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