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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Thomas Garland Garth
Louisa Malvina Yancey
Marriage: 20 January 1826
Egbert T Garth
Josephine Frances Garth
Elizabeth Louisa Garth
Jesse Layton Garth
Thomas Lewis Garth
Lucie Mary Garth
Portia Brutus Garth
Texanna Clarissa Garth
Yancey Albert Garth
Charles Garth
Jane E Garth
Junius Brutus Garth

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  • 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"

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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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