Edom Garner

21 November 1814–15 September 1885 (Age 70)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Edom

When Edom Garner was born on 21 November 1814, in Ohio, United States, his father, Enoch Garner, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth Ratcliff, was 25. He married Rebecca Langley on 16 February 1837, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Richwood, Richland, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 15 September 1885, in Richland, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Port Andrew, Richland, Wisconsin, United States.

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Edom Garner
Rebecca Langley
Marriage: 16 February 1837
John Westfield Garner
William Riley Garner
Andrew Jackson Garner
Enoch Allen Garner
George W. Garner
Elbert Smith Garner

Spouse and Children

16 February 1837
Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Edom Garner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edoin Garner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Edgar Somers, "United States Census, 1850"

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