This site is devoted primarily to Genealogy. The focus is on Jarrett, Stephenson and Brace. Links are provided to extensive listings of descendants and a few biographies.
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Tombstone of John Jarrett
Dec. 21, 1779 - June 4, 1840
Zion Church Cemetery
Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia
Photo courtesy of Al Jarrett, a descendant of Thomas Jarrett
We are especially interested in the Jarretts of West Virginia, the Ellerys of Rhode
Island, the Braces of New York and Indiana, and the Stephensons of New Jersey, Kentucky
If you have information on the names we list, pleaseemail us.
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William Jarrett, the father of John Jarrett, as well as other sons & daughters
(10 children total) was from Maryland, so he may be descended from the Jarrett family
of Harford County, MD. His father, John Jarrett was originally French Huguenot, and fled
from France to avoid Catholic persecution The Jarretts moved first to England, then to
Scotland, and, finally, to America. The first records of William Jarrett are from the
You can read more about William Jarrett by clicking the link on the left.
John M. Jarrett (1779-1840), the son of the above William Jarrett, and his wife,
Lewrannah Baker (1792-1878), the parents of Andrew Mayberry, Thomas Morris, and other
Jarrett descendants, moved with his family to Monongalia County, VA around 1811. They
lived in its eastern district near Ice’s Ferry. They had six sons and four daughters.
You can read more about John Jarrett by clicking the link on the left.
Thomas Morris Jarrett (1824-1911), the son of the above John M. Jarrett, & his
wife, Ellen W. McShane (1830-1882), were married Nov.7, 1846, in the Cheat Neck area of
Monongalia County, WV. They had seven sons & five daughters. Thomas is listed as a nail
cutter in the 1850 census. He continued in this occupation until 1859 when he became
superintendent of the Laurel Iron Works at Cheat Neck, the biggest and most important
iron company in
You can read more about Thomas Jarrett by clicking the link on the left.
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