Jane Garris

Female1793–10 August 1865

Brief Life History of Jane

When Jane Garris was born in 1793, in Duplin Roads, Duplin, North Carolina, United States, her father, Bedford Garris, was 34 and her mother, Susannah, was 23. She married Kendrick Richardson about 1826, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Union, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1850. She died on 10 August 1865, in Union, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72.

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Kendrick Richardson
Jane Garris
Marriage: about 1826
Mason James Richardson
Eliz. Or Elizabeth Abigail Richardson
Mahala Mary Richardson
Mahala Richardson
Jane "Jencey" Richardson
Caroline Richardson
Frances Richardson
General Kendrick Richardson
Martha Clarissa Richardson
Mason Caldwell Richardson
Martha Missouri Richardson

Sources (5)

  • Jane Richardson in household of Kendrick Richardson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Richardson in household of Kindrick Richardson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jane Garris - Published information: birth-name: Jane Garris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1826Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

    Age 6

    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."


    Age 19

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained. Compare Garriss .

    Americanized form of German Gehres and of its variant Geres, or Gehris . Compare Garis .

    French: habitational name from a place so named in Saint-Palay canton in Pyrénées-Atlantiques.

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

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