William Henry Garris

24 March 1858–26 March 1937 (Age 79)
Stevensville, Stevens Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of William Henry

When William Henry Garris was born on 24 March 1858, in Stevensville, Stevens Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Nathaniel F Garris, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Everett, was 29. He married Hattie May Woodruff about 1881. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Tuscarora Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years and Herrick Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. He died on 26 March 1937, in Camptown, Wyalusing Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Tuscarora Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Garris
1858–1937
Hattie May Woodruff
1865–1917
Marriage: about 1881
Frances Loretta Garris
1884–1947
James Albert Garris
1886–1967
Charles Joseph Garris
1891–1932
Jonah Spicer Garris
1892–1950
Lydia Ann Garris
1894–1966
Genevieve Garris
1896–1898
Gertrude May Garris
1898–1900
Lynn Victor Garris
1900–1967
Garris
1901–1901
Clark Kenneth Garris
1904–1975

Spouse and Children

Children

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 5
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
Age 5
The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 23
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

1 French: habitational name from a place so named in Saint-Palay canton in Pyrénées Atlantiques.2 German: variant of Gehris .

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

Possible Related Names

Garis
Gehris

Sources (12)

  • William Garris in household of John Casselbury, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William H Sarris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William H Garris, "United States Census, 1900"

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