Hezekiah Garrett

Male1798–13 May 1857

Brief Life History of Hezekiah

When Hezekiah Garrett was born in 1798, in Georgia, United States, his father, Moses Garrett, was 49 and his mother, Phoebe Hunt, was 22. He married Patsey Browning on 29 November 1817, in Gallatin, Illinois, United States. He lived in Franklin, Illinois, United States in 1840. He died on 13 May 1857, in Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in West Frankfort, Franklin, Illinois, United States.

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Hezekiah Garrett
Marriage: 1833
Larilda aka Sarilda Garrett
Moses V Garrett
Nancy Garrett
Robert T. Garrett
Sarah Ann Garrett
Leticia Jane Garrett

Sources (5)

  • Hezakiah Garrett, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hezekiah Garrett, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Hezekiah Garrett, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1833Illinois, United States
  • Children (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

    Age 5

    Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.


    Age 20

    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Franklin, Illinois Territory, United States 1818: Franklin, Illinois, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Gerad, a variant of either Gerald or Gerard .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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