Samuel Garfield Jr.

Leslie, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Garfield Jr. was born on 7 September 1873, in Leslie, Ingham, Michigan, United States, his father, Samuel Garfield, was 33 and his mother, Martha Wright, was 30. He lived in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Garfield
Martha Wright
Louisa Garfield
Alice V. Garfield
Minnie Garfield
Emma Allice Garfield
Samuel Garfield Jr.
Martha Ann Garfield

Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Garfield


  • Female1843–Female



  • Louisa Garfield


  • Alice V. Garfield


  • Minnie Garfield


  • Emma Allice Garfield


  • Male1873–Male

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 6

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.

Age 31

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, generally from a field name denoting a triangular area, Old English gāra ( see Gore ) at the corner of an open field after rectangular furlongs had been laid out.2 Jewish: Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Samuel Garfield in household of Martha A Garfield, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Samuel Garfield Jr., "Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995"

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