Emily Fay Garrett

29 April 1885–
Madison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Emily Fay

When Emily Fay Garrett was born on 29 April 1885, in Madison, Indiana, United States, her father, Nathan Garrett, was 32 and her mother, Malinda Elvira Reason, was 27. She married F H Johns on 16 October 1909, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Fall Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1900.

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F H Johns
Emily Fay Garrett
Marriage: 16 October 1909
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Spouse and Children

16 October 1909
Madison, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 21

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 (2)

  • Fay Garrett in household of Nathan Garrett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fay Garrett, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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