Celia Ann Garland

3 June 1853–2 February 1945 (Age 91)
Harrell Township, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Celia Ann

When Celia Ann Garland was born on 3 June 1853, in Harrell Township, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States, her father, David D Garland, was 19 and her mother, Sarah Jane Whitehead, was 19. She married William "Bill" M Herrell on 26 December 1872. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Yancey, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Buladean, Mitchell, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 2 February 1945, in Carroll, Maryland, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Millers, Carroll, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

William "Bill" M Herrell
Celia Ann Garland
Marriage: 26 December 1872
Dolphus (Dolphie) Harrell
Mary Jane Harrell
Deliah Harrell
Samuel Harrell
Elizabeth Harrell
Rosa Etta Harrell
Elzora Harrell
Edward Harrell
Charles (Charlie) Harrell
Madonna 'Donnie' Mae Herrell
William Wilder Harrell

Spouse and Children

26 December 1872


    Dolphus (Dolphie) Harrell


    Mary Jane Harrell



    Samuel Harrell



+6 More Children

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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 9

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 28

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English:1. metonymic occupational name for a maker of garlands or chaplets, perhaps also a habitational name from a house sign. The word is first attested in the 14th century, from Old French, and appears to be of Germanic origin. 2. habitational name from a minor place, such as Garland in Chulmleigh, Devon, named from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ ( see Gore ) + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cecilia Garland in household of David Garland, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Celia Harrel in household of Wilder Harrel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Celia Harrell in household of Wilder Harrell, "United States Census, 1940"

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