Martha Garner

1872–
Isabella, Michigan, United States

The Life of Martha

When Martha Garner was born in 1872, in Isabella, Michigan, United States, her father, John Garner, was 27 and her mother, Arvilla Little, was 20. She married James Francis Jackson on 16 June 1909, in Ludington, Mason, Michigan, United States.

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James Francis Jackson
1862–1936
Martha Garner
1872–
Marriage: 16 June 1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 June 1909
Ludington, Mason, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 31

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

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)

  • Arvilla Garner, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Martha Garner, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Martha Garner, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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