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James Jarvis Knoxville

Born 1840 - Died 1920

James Jarvis Knoxville (1840-1920) was listed in the 1870 Stafford census as a sailor.  In 1900 he was keeper of the R. F. & P. Railroad drawbridge over Aquia Creek.  Some of the Knoxville family lived near the junction of Hope Road (Route 687) and Hidden Spring Lane (Route 689) in northern Stafford County.