Celia Ann Garland

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

The Life Summary 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 Harrell
Madonna 'Donnie' Mae Herrell
William Wilder Harrell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1872
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    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: from Middle English gerlond, ger(e)land, garlond ‘metal chaplet, crown, coronet; wreath’, probably a nickname denoting a habitual wearer of such items, or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of them.English: perhaps from the Old French personal name Gerland (ancient Germanic Garuland, probably from garw- ‘war-gear; prepared(ness)’ + land ‘land’; the first element of the French name may instead be from a name beginning with gēr ‘spear’).English: topographic name from Middle English gor(e), gar(e) ‘triangular piece’ + lond ‘land’ (Old English gāra + land, lond), for someone who lived ‘(at the) triangular piece of land’. Compare Garfield .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Cecilia Garland in household of David Garland, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Celia ...Arland in entry for Samuel Herrill, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"
    • Celia Harrel in household of Wilder Harrel, "United States Census, 1930"

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