Thomas Garland Garth

Brief Life History of Thomas Garland

When Thomas Garland Garth was born on 27 February 1801, in United States, his father, Jesse Winton Garth, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Betsey Brown, was 20. He married Louisa Malvina Yancey on 20 January 1826, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Greene, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 July 1871, in United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Garth Graveyard, Stanardsville, Greene, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Garland Garth
1801–1871
Louisa Malvina Yancey
1809–1883
Marriage: 20 January 1826
Egbert T Garth
1827–1830
Josephine Frances Garth
1829–1914
Elizabeth Louisa Garth
1831–1885
Jesse Layton Garth
1833–1888
Thomas Lewis Garth
1836–1861
Lucie Mary Garth
1839–1923
Portia Brutus Garth
1841–1934
Texanna Clarissa Garth
1844–1931
Yancey Albert Garth
1846–1919
Charles Garth
1849–1849
Jane E Garth
1851–1903
Junius Brutus Garth
1851–1941

Sources (17)

  • Thomas G Garth in household of Unknown, "United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850 "
  • Thomas G Garth, "Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1771-1989"
  • Thomas Garland Garth, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived near an enclosure, normally a paddock or orchard, from northern Middle English garth (Old Norse garthr) 'piece of enclosed ground; garden, paddock’.

German (also Gärth): topographic name from Old Saxon gard ‘enclosure, farm(yard)’, originally denoting a settlement protected by a fence.

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

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