Hobson Carlton Garrett

2 July 1899–17 August 1965 (Age 66)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Hobson Carlton

When Hobson Carlton Garrett was born on 2 July 1899, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Felix Jefferson Garrett, was 23 and his mother, Ann " Annie" Brock, was 20. He married Vay Lambert on 17 April 1943, in Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States. He lived in Buffalo Township, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Erick, Beckham, Oklahoma, United States in 1920. He died on 17 August 1965, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, Fort Rosecrans, San Diego, San Diego, California, United States.

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Hobson Carlton Garrett
Vay Lambert
Marriage: 17 April 1943

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17 April 1943
Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 7

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (3)

  • Hobson C Garrett in household of Felix J Garrett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hobson C Garrett in household of Felix Garrett Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hobson Carlton Garrett, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

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