Millicent Minerva Garner

1845–7 September 1895 (Age 50)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Millicent Minerva

When Millicent Minerva Garner was born in 1845, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Madison Garner Sr, was 27 and her mother, Sally Goodman Collins, was 24. She married Daniel Lee Jones Sr in 1865, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Eastern Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860. She died on 7 September 1895, in Walker, Alabama, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Goodsprings Cemetery, Parrish, Walker, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Lee Jones Sr
Millicent Minerva Garner
Marriage: 1865
Mary Ann Jones
James Wiley Jones
William Riley ‘Bill’ Jones
Alford Lee Jones
Samuel Houston Jones
Modena Frances Jones
Daniel Lee Jones Junior
Solomon Armstrong Jones
Jacob Oposmer "Bud" Jones
Celia Minerva Jones

Spouse and Children

Alabama, United States


    Mary Ann Jones


    James Wiley Jones


    William Riley ‘Bill’ Jones


    Alford Lee Jones


    Samuel Houston Jones


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Madison Garner Sr


    Sally Goodman Collins




+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 4

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 16

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

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 (3)

  • Millie A Garner in household of James Garner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Milley Jones in household of Dannel Jones, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Willie Garner in entry for Alfred L. Jones, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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