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
Sarah Watts Lacy
Marriage: 28 December 1851
Elizabeth Hopson Garrison
John W. Garrison
Claiborne Fletcher Garrison
Rhoda Ann Garrison
Joe Lee Garrison

Spouse and Children

28 December 1851
Rusk, Texas, United States


    Elizabeth Hopson Garrison


    John W. Garrison


    Claiborne Fletcher Garrison


    Rhoda Ann Garrison



Parents and Siblings


    Emily Hopson Johnson




    Amanda Caroline Garrison



    Sarah M Garrison


    Claiborne Garrison



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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