Emeline Jarvis

28 June 1886–25 May 1964 (Age 77)
Fox Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States

The Life of Emeline

When Emeline Jarvis was born on 28 June 1886, in Fox Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States, her father, William Toalston Jarvis, was 28 and her mother, Dora Jewell, was 21. She married Walter Sweet on 13 August 1902, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Yellow Creek Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Orange Township, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1920. She died on 25 May 1964, in Garrettsville, Portage, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Westlawn Cemetery, Mantua Township, Portage, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Sweet
Emeline Jarvis
Marriage: 13 August 1902
Norman Walter Sweet
Wilbur Clyde Sweet
Lester C Sweet
Florence Dora Sweet
Alice Mable Sweet
Emily Sweet
Harry Clarence Sweet

Spouse and Children

13 August 1902
Ohio, United States


    Norman Walter Sweet


    Wilbur Clyde Sweet


    Lester C Sweet



    Alice Mable Sweet


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

English: from the Norman personal name Gervase, composed of the Germanic element gār, gēr ‘spear’ + a second element of uncertain meaning and original form. The name was borne by a saint, martyred under the Roman Emperor Domitian, who became one of the patrons of Milan.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Emaline Jarvis in household of William Jarvis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Emma Sweet in household of Walter Sweet, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Sweet in household of Walter Sweet, "United States Census, 1910"

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