Jarrett Stephenson Brace Genealogy Page

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 and Missouri.
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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 1770s.
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 Ices 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 the area.
You can read more about Thomas Jarrett by clicking the link on the left.


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