Lucius Erastus Garner

28 August 1883–1959 (Age 75)
Beaver City, Furnas, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Lucius Erastus

When Lucius Erastus Garner was born on 28 August 1883, in Beaver City, Furnas, Nebraska, United States, his father, Samuel D Garner, was 29 and his mother, Martha Lodisa Fish, was 23. He married Daisy Helen Caldwell in 1905, in Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States in 1920 and Joliet, Will, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died in 1959, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Elmwood, Peoria, Illinois, United States.

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Lucius Erastus Garner
Daisy Helen Caldwell
Marriage: 1905
Guida Vae Garner

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Illinois, United States


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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 2

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 20

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French gerner ‘granary’ (Old French grenier, from Late Latin granarium, a derivative of granum ‘grain’). It may have been a topographic name for someone who lived near a barn or granary, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of the stores kept in a granary.2 English: variant of Warner 1, from a central Old French form.3 English: reduced form of Gardener .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucius A Garner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ross Garner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucious E Garner, "United States Census, 1930"

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