John Garrison

14 March 1802–21 June 1871 (Age 69)
Broome, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Garrison was born on 14 March 1802, in Broome, New York, United States, his father, William Garrison, was 30 and his mother, Ann Chidester, was 22. He married Katharine Brown on 26 September 1826, in Broome, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Mantorville Township, Dodge, Minnesota, United States in 1860 and Minnesota, United States in 1870. He died on 21 June 1871, in Mantorville, Dodge, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mantorville, Dodge, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Garrison
Katharine Brown
Marriage: 26 September 1826
Susan Garrison
Loring B Garrison
Louisa Rebecca Garrison
Sarah A. Garrison
Mercy R. Garrison
Joseph P. Garrison
Mary Ellen Garrison
George Williamson Garrison
Herman S. Garrison
Euphemia P. Garrison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1826Broome, New York, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 10
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 19
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a shortened form of Middle English Gerardson, a patronymic from the personal name Gerard + son, or an Anglicized form of its Dutch cognate Gerritsen . The English surname is probably in most cases of Flemish or Dutch origin. It was brought to Britain by immigrants from the Low Countries, especially in the 15th and 16th centuries.Americanized form of Jewish Gerson (see Gershon ).Americanized form of Dutch Gerritsen .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • John Garrison in entry for Mary Ellen la Due, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Garrison, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Garrison, "United States Census, 1850"

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