Beauregard Garretson

about 1861–28 December 1940 (Age 79)
Logan, Illinois, United States

The Life of Beauregard

When Beauregard Garretson was born about 1861, in Logan, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Pierce Garretson, was 43 and his mother, Phoebe Campbell, was 31. He had at least 2 sons and 3 daughters with Mary Wentzel. He died on 28 December 1940, in Sheridan Township, Logan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in New Holland, Logan, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Beauregard Garretson
1861–1940
Mary Wentzel
1868–1943
Garretson
1893–1893
Helen Garretson
1895–
Walter Garetson
1899–
Dorothy E Garreston
1909–1909
Lynn Garretson
1912–2001

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Garretson

    Female1893–1893Female

    Helen Garretson

    Female1895–Female

    Male1899–Male

    Dorothy E Garreston

    Female1909–1909Female

    Lynn Garretson

    Male1912–2001Male

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Pierce Garretson

    Male1818–Male

    Phoebe Campbell

    Female1830–1913Female

siblings

(7)

    Cornelius Garretson

    Male1860–1933Male

    Male1861–1940Male

    Laurena Garretson

    Female1863–Female

    James Thomas Garretson

    Male1865–1933Male

    Sarah J. Garretson

    Female1868–Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

Age 0

Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Beaugard Garetson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Buregard Garretson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Beauregard Garretson, "United States Census, 1920"

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