Oscar Newlin Garrison

Brief Life History of Oscar Newlin

When Oscar Newlin Garrison was born on 1 October 1875, in Stone, Missouri, United States, his father, Absolom Garrison, was 48 and his mother, Mary Isabel Jackson, was 34. He married Arabella Pearce on 24 February 1898, in Galena, Stone, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Polk Township, Christian, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 21 October 1938, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Tulare Cemetery, Tulare, Tulare, California, United States.

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Oscar Newlin Garrison
Arabella Pearce
Marriage: 24 February 1898
Artie Garrison
Clarence Ansol Garrison
Rose Ada Garrison
Ernest W. Garrison
Hubert Oscar Garrison

Sources (21)

  • "United States Census, 1900" Asher N Garison,
  • O N Garrison & Belle Pierce Marriage License 1898
  • Oscar Nulen Garrison, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: from a shortened form of Middle English Gerardson, a patronymic from the personal name Gerard + son, or an Anglicized form of its Dutch cognate Gerritsen . The English surname is probably in most cases of Flemish or Dutch origin. It was brought to Britain by immigrants from the Low Countries, especially in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Americanized form of Jewish Gerson (see Gershon ).

Americanized form of Dutch Gerritsen .

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

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