Pension Application 
Ann Jarvis

State of Maryland
City of Baltimore

Be it remembered and it is hereby certified that on the August 21st,
1842 before the Orphans Court for Baltimore County, the same being a
Court of Record, personally appeared Ann Jarvis aged 83 years a
resident of said city and former resident of Anne Arendel and
Baltimore counties and State of Maryland, who, being duly sworn
according to law did on her oath make the following Declaration in
order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed July 4th

That she is the widow of John Jarvis, who enlisted as a private
soldier in the Company of Captain Bird, in the First Maryland Regiment
under command of Colonel Otho Williams and that her husband served
until the end of the Revolutionary War and received pay for his
service from John Hamilton, agent for the Maryland Line, that she the
said Ann Jarvis formerly, Ann Richards and her husband John Jarvis
werer lawfully married in the month of December in the year 1779 by
the Rev. Walter Magowan in St. James Parish Anne Arundel County and
State aforesaid and that after their marriage the said Ann and John
Jarvis were the mother and father of five children, namely Sophia,
Eliza, Rosillan,John and ???? Ann Jarvis, "all of whom are married and
have children" and this Deponent further declares that her aforesaid
husband John Jarvis died on the 13th day of March 1826 since which
period the said Deponent has remained unmarried.

Ann Jarvis
(her mark)
August 25th, 1842

This is a transcript of NARA microfim M805--468 Selected Records from
Revolutionary War Pensions and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files.

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