Anona Belle Garrison

6 March 1905–4 August 1995 (Age 90)
Aurora, Brookings, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Anona Belle

When Anona Belle Garrison was born on 6 March 1905, in Aurora, Brookings, South Dakota, United States, her father, George Edmund Garrison, was 31 and her mother, Grace May Crouch, was 21. She married John Bell Gates Jr. on 31 December 1933, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States. She died on 4 August 1995, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Cypress, Orange, California, United States.

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Anona Belle Garrison
Marriage: 1946

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 1

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anona Gates in household of John B Gates, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Anona Garrison, "South Dakota State Census, 1905"
  • Anona B Garrison in household of George E Garrison, "United States Census, 1910"

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