Luther Alexander Garrison

1814–12 February 1878 (Age 64)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Luther Alexander

When Luther Alexander Garrison was born in 1814, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Milton Garrison, was 26 and his mother, Martha Deidonia "Patsy" Cannon, was 27. He married Mahala Bradley Millie Logan in 1836, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Spruce Township, Bates, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 12 February 1878, in Augusta, Butler, Kansas, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Garrison Cemetery, Butler, Kansas, United States.

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Luther Alexander Garrison
Mahala Bradley Millie Logan
Marriage: 1836
Zachariah Milton Garrison
Sarah Mahala Garrison
John Logan Garrison
Martha Jane Garrison
Robert E Garrison

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    1836Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 4
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1831 · Dedication of Jackson County
    Age 17
    In August 1831, Latter-day Saint Sidney Rigdon dedicated Jackson County, Missouri, for the gathering place of Zion.

    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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    Sources (12)

    • Luther Garrison, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Luther Ganison, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Luther Garrison in entry for Martha J Caldwell, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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