Posted By:Roby Wilson
Subject:John F. Jarrett & Elizabeth Hildebrand, Lincoln(Catawba)/Yancey Co., NC
Post Date:October 12, 2005 at 09:41:36
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Forum:Yancey County, NC Genealogy Forum
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I was wondering if anyone related to the John F. Jarrett B. 1791 & Elizabeth Hildebrand B. 1794 line could help me? I am trying to research their youngest daughter an Elizabeth C. Jarrett B. abt. 1839. I have no proof, but I think this is my GG Grandmother, Caroline Jarrett Garland Wilson B. 14 Feb 1838 D. 06 Jan 1906. On the 1850 census for Yancey Co., NC I found a John (59 yrs) & Elizabeth Jarrett (52 yrs) with a daughter Elizabeth C. Jarrett (11 yrs). On the 1860 census in Yancey Co. only John & Elizabeth are in the household, all the children have moved out. On the same census (1860) an Isaac Garland is with a Caroline Garland (21 yrs) and a son Charles Garland (1 yrs). Isaac Harvey Garland, Caroline's first husband was killed during the civil war. On the 1870 census for Mitchell Co. Caroline Garland is listed only with her children. But nearby a Daniel E. Jarrett and wife Docia are listed and so is an Eli Jarrett with wife Catherine. Elizabeth C. Jarrett had brothers named Daniel Elisha Jarrett who married Caroline Theodosia "Dosia" Honeycutt and Eli Marcus Jarrett married Catherine Baker. I believe Elizabeth C. Jarrett is Elizabeth Caroline Jarrett or Caroline Jarrett, going by her middle name. I just can not confirm this. Would you know of any Jarrett's that could help?

I have seen information that says this family was from Lincoln, NC( Now Catawba Co.) and all John & Elizabeth's children were born in Lincoln Co. NC. Their first 5 children: Samuel, Levi Franklin,, Eli Marcus, Absolom Conrad, and Susanna Christen were baptized at the Zion Lutheran Church in Hickory, NC. Daniel Elisha and Elizabeth C. had no batism record at the church. This leads me to believe they were baptized at another church, maybe after moving to Yancey Co.?
I believe John F. Jarrett moved his family from Lincoln (Catawba) to Yancey to be near his brother Jacob Jarrett, who already lived there sometime in the 1840's.

Roby Wilson