File consists of a Mountain family correspondence. Includes Jehoshaphat Mountain, Salter Jehoshaphat Mountain, Jacob Mountain, Mary Mountain, George Jehoshaphat Mountain, Harriett Mountain, Jacob Jehoshaphat Salter Mountain, Anne Gipen, Mary Anne Mountain, Armine Wale Mountain, Edward Gilpin, etc.
Canon Arthur Jarvis (1848-1936) is the link that brought together the records of the Mountain, Roe, and Jarvis families. Arthur's mother, Mary-Ann was a descendent of the Mountain family through Jacob Jehoshaphat Salter Mountain and Jehoshaphat Mountain. The same Mountain family that produced two bishops of Quebec. Arthur Jarvis married Fanny Roe, the daughter of Archdeacon Henry Roe a clergyman in Lennoxville.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of genealogical records, correspondence, diaries and journals, and writings of the Mountain, Roe and Jarvis families. There are also collected materials and photographs on the families. Books from Mountain family members.
Fonds consists of the following series:
Series I. Mountain family records,
Series II. Roe family records,
Series III. Jarvis family records
Series IV. Collected Mountain-Roe-Jarvis material,
Series V. Mountain family books