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
Hattie May Woodruff
Marriage: about 1881
Frances Loretta Garris
James Albert Garris
Charles Joseph Garris
Jonah Spicer Garris
Lydia Ann Garris
Genevieve Garris
Gertrude May Garris
Lynn Victor Garris
Clark Kenneth Garris

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World Events (8)

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.

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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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