William Henry Jarnagin

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Jarnagin was born on 25 July 1844, in Banner, Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, Anderson M Jarnagin, was 39 and his mother, Elizabeth Bradley, was 34. He married Ludica Garren on 14 October 1866, in Lewistown, Fulton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Buckheart Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States for about 30 years and Putman Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1900. He died on 7 December 1907, in Canton, Fulton, Illinois, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Shields Chapel Cemetery, Buckheart Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States.

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William Henry Jarnagin
Ludica Garren
Marriage: 14 October 1866
Mary Alice Jarnagin
Dora Ann Jarnagan
about 1873–1902
Lottie Jarnagan
Addie May Jarnagan
Rose Belle Jarnagin
William Henry Jarnagan
Amos L. Jarnagan
Eva Jarnagan
after 1880–1903
Clara Margaret Jarnagan
Nellie Jane Jarnagan
Ernest Jarnagan
Charles Clarence Jarnigan

Sources (14)

  • William Janargan in household of Anderson Janargan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Henry Jarnagin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • W H Jarnagan in entry for Everett Slater and Clara Jarnagan, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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English: variant of Jernigan .

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

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