Hezekiah Garrett

1798–13 May 1857 (Age 59)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Hezekiah

When Hezekiah Garrett was born in 1798, in Georgia, United States, his father, Moses Garrett, was 48 and his mother, Phoebe Hunt, was 22. He married Patsey Browning on 29 November 1817, in Gallatin, Illinois Territory, 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
Patsey Browning
Marriage: 29 November 1817

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29 November 1817
Gallatin, Illinois Territory, United States

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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

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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