James Harvey Garten

13 November 1836–15 April 1914 (Age 77)
Springville, Perry Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of James Harvey

When James Harvey Garten was born on 13 November 1836, in Springville, Perry Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, his father, James Owen Garten, was 48 and his mother, Lydia Gray, was 30. He married Lucinda Sears on 20 February 1859, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Madison Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 15 April 1914, in Odon, Madison Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Madison Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harvey Garten
1836–1914
Mary Eleanor Booth
1842–1892
Marriage: 19 June 1870
Sarah M Garten
1871–1871
James Edwin Garten
1872–1958
Bertha Jane Garten
1875–1952

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World Events (8)

1845
Age 9
Historical Boundaries: 1845: Daviess, Indiana, United States
1846
Age 10
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863
Age 27
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

(1997: 658;2007: 1253; 2010: 2061)German: metonymic occupational name for a gardener or overseer of a garden or enclosure. Originally the term denoted the keeper of an enclosure for deer, later of a vineyard or smallholding, from Middle High German garte ‘garden, enclosure’. Compare Hofgarten ‘courtyard’, Weingarten ‘vineyard’. Alternatively, it may be a short form of any of various compound names formed with this element, e.g. Swiss German Gart(en)mann, Gartenhauser.Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Garten ‘garden’.

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

Sources (13)

  • Harvee Garten, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James W Garten, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • James H Gaiten, "United States Census, 1880"

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