Ezekiel Elkanie Garrett

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 2 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 Albert Garrett
Edward E. Garrett

Sources (27)

  • Ezekial E Garret, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ezekiel Garrett, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Ezekiel E. Garrett, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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