127th New York Infantry
"The Monitors"
John Myron Jarvis
1839 - 1896
Company C
Born: December 10, 1839, Palmyra, NY
Date of Death: November 16, 1896
Burial Location: Riverside Cemetery, Huron, South Dakota

Read obituaries:
1. Arcadian Weekly Gazette, Newark, NY 1896
2. Daily Huronite, Huron, SD November 17, 1896
3. Daily Huronite, Huron, SD November 18, 1896
4. Daily Huronite, Huron, SD

Enlistment Date: Enrolled at New York City to serve 3 years, September 8, 1862
Mustered In: September 8, 1862
Rank: Private
Promotions: 
Corporal, October 20, 1862. Returned to ranks October 1, 1863
1st LT as of Co.I, September 23, 1864

Description: 5 Feet 10 Inches Tall, Hazel Eyes, Black hair, Dark Complexion

Wounded/Sick: Sick at Hospital, Fairfax Seminary VA, and Camp Distribution April 1863, through October 1863

Muster Out Date: Discharged June 13, 1865

1st Wife Marriage Date and Place: April 19, 1867, Palmyra, NY
1st Wife’s Name: Francis Louise Hersey
1st Wife’s Birth Date: 1850, Palmyra, NY
1st Wife’s Date of Death: 1908
1st Wife’s Father's Name: James
1st Wife’s Mother's Maiden Name: Eliza 

2nd Wife’s Marriage Date and Place: May 1, 1889, Ripon, Fond Du lac, WI
2nd Wife’s Name: Elizabeth A. Hesse   read marriage announcement
2nd Wife’s Father's Name: Charles
2nd Wife’s Mother's Name: Paulina

 Father’s Name: William Fowler
 Mother’s Maiden Name: Harriet Maxon

Children: 
With First Wife: Clara P. Born 1870

Occupations: Pre War: Clerk
Occupations: Post War: Machinist

Fraternal Organizations: Mason

G.A.R. Post: Kilpatrick Post No.4, Huron, SD Was Junior Vice Commander at time of his death

Known Addresses:
1840/1860: Palmyra, NY 
1880: Chicago IL
1889/1896: Huron, SD

Pension Application Date: August 9, 1890
Wife’s Pension Application Date: December 5, 1896

Sources:
Report of the Adjutant General New York
127th New York Volunteers By Franklin McGrath
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