John Jarman Sr. probably died in Dobbs Co., NC, before 1780. His wife, Rachel (Hall) Jarman was apparently widowed by then as is implied in this surviving Dobbs Co., NC, tax list at the NC State Archives:1780, Capt. Jacob Johnson’s district: John Jarmain property value:L 556, 15s Hall Jarmain640, 6 Robert Jarmain2123, 1 Jos. Jarmain3167, 4 Rachl. Jarmain2140, 10
The family did not move to Jones Co.; Jones Co. moved to them when the county line was changed in the late 1780s. Dobbs Co. later became Greene and Lenoir Cos.