Comfort Garner

Carteret, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Comfort

When Comfort Garner was born in 1799, in Carteret, North Carolina, United States, her father, Francis Garner Sr, was 36 and her mother, Eunice Bell, was 32. She married Elijah Garner on 1 August 1822, in Carteret, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Elijah Garner
Comfort Garner
Marriage: 1 August 1822
Philemon Holland Garner
Jeremiah Garner Junior
Thomas M. Garner
Samuel Johnson Garner
Comfort Garner
Contentnia Eunice Garner

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+1 More Child

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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
Age 0
"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 1
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 31
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French gerner ‘granary’ (Old French grenier, from Late Latin granarium, a derivative of granum ‘grain’). It may have been a topographic name for someone who lived near a barn or granary, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of the stores kept in a granary.2 English: variant of Warner 1, from a central Old French form.3 English: reduced form of Gardener .

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

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Sources (7)

  • Comfort Garner in household of Elijah Garner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Unknown in entry for Thomas M. Garner, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"
  • Comfort Garner in entry for Elijah Garner, "North Carolina, Church Records, 1700-1970"

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