Jarvis Clapp Striker

ID#  1138, (1804-1876)
Son of Samson Striker
3rd great-granduncle of Faye Louise Doyle
Descendants of Samson Striker
     Jarvis Clapp Striker was born on 15 April 1804 in Prince Edward County, Ontario.1 He was the son of Samson Striker and Ursula Clapp.2 Jarvis filed a petition for a grant of 200 acres as the son of Samson Striker on 24 Jan 1826. This petition also states the he had "done his duty in defense of the Province during the late war". He swore an Oath of Allegiance to King George IV on 2 Mar 1826.3 He was elected as a Poundkeeper in Hallowell Twp, Prince Edward County, Ontario, on 13 January 1834.4 He married Maria Huyck, daughter of Andrew Huyck and Elizabeth Young.5,6 He and Maria Huyck had no children.5 He died on 12 September 1876 at age 72.5,1 He was buried in Locie Cemetery, Hillier Twp, Prince Edward County, Ontario.5,1

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1851Ameliasburg, Prince Edward County, OntarioJarvis Clapp Striker7
Last Edited=23 Sep 2011


  1. [S344] Jarvis Striker Tombstone, Locie Cemetery, Hillier Twp, Prince Edward County, Ontario; recorded/photographed by Faye West, 7 June 2004.
  2. [S267] Barbara Hill, database report, 2 Aug 2003, Berkeley, California. FTM report "Descendants of Jacobus Gerritsen STRYCKER."
  3. [S442] Upper Cananda Land Petitions and Grants 1791 - 1867, RG 1, L3; (Ottawa, ON: Library and Archives Canada).
  4. [S339] Elected Officials, Transcript of Hallowell Free Press, 13 Jan 1834, LIS-BMD-020-02, Marilyn Adams Genealogical Research Centre, Ameliasburg, Prince Edward County, Ontario.
  5. [S542] Barbara Hill, database report, 10 Jul 2003, Berkeley, California. FTM report "Descendants of Elias CLAPP."
  6. [S450] Unknown author, Pioneer Life on the Bay of Quinte (1904; reprint Bellville, ON: Mika Silkscreening Co, 1972). Online at http://www.archive.org/details/pioneerlifeonbay00torouoft
  7. [S439] 1851 Census (Ameliasburg, Prince Edward, Canada West), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario C-11750.