Founder of American Mother's Day
- 1st Generation
- Ahnentafel No:
- Granville Eskridge Jarvis
- Anna Maria Reeves
- Birth Date:
- 1 May 1864
- Birth Location:
- Webster, Taylor, West Virginia
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 24 Nov 1948
- Death Location:
- West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery, Pennsylvania
Founder of Mother's Day in the United States
Anna Maria Jarvis founded Mother's Day on 10 MAY 1908. It was officially proclaimed by President Woodrow Wilson 09 MAY 1914.
Anna Maria Jarvis
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Sources for Anna Maria Jarvis
- 1 Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #A061780, National #195344.
- 2 Germanna Foundation Database of Descendants, ID-I062187, Record for Anna M Jarvis.
- 3 Gravestone image at FindAGrave.com, (accessed 05/11/2021).
- 4 Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968, Death certificate for Anna M Jarvis.
- 5 Republican and Herald (Pottsville, Pennsylvania), 24 NOV 1948, p. 1, Obituary for Anna M Jarvis.
- 6 Callahan, James Morton, Genealogical and Personal History of the Upper Monongahela Valley, West Virginia, Vol. 3, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1912), 1158.
- 7 Wikipedia, "Anna Jarvis", (accessed 05/11/2021).