Fleming Hodges Garrison

1824–9 November 1887 (Age 63)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Fleming Hodges

When Fleming Hodges Garrison was born in 1824, in Georgia, United States, his father, John Garrison, was 28 and his mother, Emily Hopson Johnson, was 17. He married Sarah Watts Lacy on 28 December 1851, in Rusk, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 3, Rusk, Texas, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1847. He died on 9 November 1887, in Rusk, Texas, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Harmony Hill Cemetery, Harmony Hill, Rusk, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fleming Hodges Garrison
1824–1887
Sarah Watts Lacy
1833–1875
Marriage: 28 December 1851
Elizabeth Hopson Garrison
1852–1898
John W. Garrison
1855–1876
Claiborne Fletcher Garrison
1856–1929
Rhoda Ann Garrison
1859–1870
Joe Lee Garrison
1867–1932

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1851
Rusk, Texas, United States
children

(5)

    Elizabeth Hopson Garrison

    Female1852–1898Female

    John W. Garrison

    Male1855–1876Male

    Claiborne Fletcher Garrison

    Male1856–1929Male

    Rhoda Ann Garrison

    Female1859–1870Female

    Male1867–1932Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1796–1830Male

    Emily Hopson Johnson

    Female1807–1882Female

siblings

(5)

    Amanda Caroline Garrison

    Female1822–1887Female

    Male1824–1887Male

    Sarah M Garrison

    Female1826–1859Female

    Claiborne Garrison

    Male1828–Male

    Female1831–1863Female

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 6

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 20

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

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Story Highlight

Fleming Hodges Garrison (1824-1877)

Fleming Hodges Garrison was the Captain of Company C in Johnson's 1st Regiment (later it became the 15th Regt., Texas Cavalry (Dismounted)), it was mustered in on 15 Feb, 1862. General Order No. 1, 1 …

Sources (3)

  • F H Garrison in household of B C H Johnson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John H Garrison, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Flend Garrison, "United States Census, 1880"

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