John Garrett

10 June 1838–10 February 1898
Bradford Abbas, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Garrett was christened on 10 June 1838, in Bradford Abbas, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Garrett, was 31 and his mother, Grace Newman, was 27. He had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Mary Ann Wathen. He lived in Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Mynyddislwyn, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 10 February 1898, in Abercarn, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 59, and was buried in Ebbw Vale, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Garrett
1838–1898
Mary Ann Wathen
1842–1935
John Elias Garrett
1866–1933
Charles Henry Garrett
1868–1868
Thomas Charles Garrett
1882–1885
Thomas Charles Garrett
1887–1888
Mary Maria Garrett
1868–1912
Anna Garrett
1871–1947
Richard Garrett
1873–1952
Emma Garrett
1876–1945
Elizabeth Ann Garrett
1878–

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Garrett

    Male1807–1855Male

    Grace Newman

    Female1811–1876Female

siblings

(10)

    George Garrett

    Male1831–Male

    Luke Garrett

    Male1833–1889Male

    Mark Garrett

    Male1836–Male

    Male1838–1898Male

    Matthew Garrett

    Male1840–Male

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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)

  • John Garrett, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Garrett, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • John Garrett, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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