Rachel Jarvis (née Thibou)

???? - 1794


Rachel Thibou was the conduit by which the Thibou;s estate came to the Jarvis family. Widow of Thomas Jarvis sen. (q.v.) and mother of Thomas Jarvis jun. among others. In her will proved 12/02/1794, she noted that her son Thomas Jarvis [jun.] 'will have at my death the rest part of the negroes which I had reserved in a deed during my natural life, and he will have also one thousand pounds a year.' Accordingly she left legacies, including specific enslaved individuals, to her other children.


Widow of Rachel Jarvis of St Marylebone, PROB 11/12141/157.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Thomas Jarvis

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1755 [EA] - 1794 [LA] → Other

Thomas Jarvis through his marriage to Rachel Thibou became possessed of the Thibou's estate and Long Island. In 1755 he entered into a deed with George Blount and his wife Hester or Esther of Henley-upon-Thames (Esther was the relict of Jacob Thibou the younger, d. c. 1741 in England, the brother of Rachel Thibou and son and heir of Jacob Thibou senior late of Antigua, merchant) to lease Esther's dower interest in 2/3 of the real estate her lifetime for £580 currency a year. Rachel Thibou had inherited the whole under her father's will after the death of her brother (but subject to the challenge for dower).

Relationships (2)

Widow → Deceased Husband
Mother → Son