Ezekiel Elkanie Garrett

Male5 August 1845–2 June 1945

Brief Life History of Ezekiel Elkanie

When Ezekiel Elkanie Garrett was born on 5 August 1845, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Elkanah Garrett, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Jane Havens, was 22. He married Ella Benner on 30 July 1868, in Vermillion Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Union, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Liberty Township, Clarke, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 2 June 1945, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Newkirk, Kay, Oklahoma, United States.

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Ezekiel Elkanie Garrett
Ella Benner
Marriage: 30 July 1868
Charles A Garrett
Charles Albert Garrett
Edward E. Garrett

Sources (27)

  • Ezekial E Garret, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ezekiel Garrett in entry for Charles A. Garrett and Isabell A. Kelsey Smith, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ezekel Garrett, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 July 1868Vermillion Township, LaSalle, Illinois, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Iowa is the 29th state.

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 3

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.


    Age 26

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): from the Middle English personal name Gerad, a variant of either Gerald or Gerard .

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

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