Samantha Sarah Garretson

18 November 1835–12 February 1891 (Age 55)
Lisbon, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Samantha Sarah

When Samantha Sarah Garretson was born on 18 November 1835, in Lisbon, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Jesse Garretson, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Hoover, was 26. She married Nathaniel Wright on 17 January 1861, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Spencer Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 February 1891, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Wright
Samantha Sarah Garretson
Marriage: 17 January 1861
Nathaniel Wright
Elizabeth Garretson Wright

Spouse and Children

17 January 1861
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jesse Garretson


    Elizabeth Hoover




    Minnie E. Garretson


    Madison Garretson



    Alvin Garretson


    Anna Gertrude Garretson


World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.

Age 10

In 1844 Spring Grove Cemetery articles of incorporation were prepared. They were granted on 21 Jan 1845. The first interment at Spring Grove Cemetery was on 1 Sep 1845.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 25

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cemantha Garretson in household of Jesse Garretson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samantha Wright in household of Nathaniel Wright, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah S Garretson in household of Jesse Garretson, "United States Census, 1850"

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