Jarvis Creek

Like Melchisedec, Jarvis enters history without known antecedents or descendents. Yet tradition insists that "a man named Jarvis" was found dead (drowned? murdered?) on a small island in Crooked Creek which runs along the northern boundary of Honey Horn Plantation and empties into Calibogue Sound. Thenceforth, Crooked Creek has been Jarvis Creek; a man had to die in order to achieve immortality.

Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island Names (Before the Contemporary Development), p.22



---
South Carolina Genealogy & History Library

The Heritage Library Foundation
852 William Hilton Parkway | 2nd FloorSuite A-2
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina 29928
p. 843.686.6560 | f. 843.686-6506