Decan Westmoreland Garff

3 May 1857–15 September 1886 (Age 29)
Atlantic Ocean

The Life Summary of Decan Westmoreland

When Decan Westmoreland Garff was born on 3 May 1857, in Atlantic Ocean, his father, Niels Jørgensen Garff, was 46 and his mother, Marie Jacobsen, was 36. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 15 September 1886, in Utah, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Niels Jørgensen Garff
1811–1857
Marie Jacobsen
1820–1908
Peter Niels Garff
1843–1921
Joseph Garff
1856–1857
Jorgen Frederik Nielsen Garff
1844–1845
Inger Katrine Nielsen Garff
1845–1849
Jorgen Frederik Nielsen GARFF
1847–1847
Christian Nielsen Garff
1848–1927
Garff
1850–1850
Lauritz Nielsen Garff
1853–1902
Niels Garff
1854–1854
Josephine Patrine Garff
1855–1857
Decan Westmoreland Garff
1857–1886

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World Events (8)

1863
Age 6
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Bountiful Tabernacle is Dedicated
Age 6
The Bountiful Tabernacle was dedicated by Heber C. Kimball and was one of the first Tabernacles in the territory of Utah. Today the Tabernacle is used to house three wards and the Bountiful stake offices. The building was renovated in 1983 after the ceiling collapsed.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 9
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Scharf or Scharff . Compare Sharff .

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

Possible Related Names

Scharf

Story Highlight

Dorius History translated by John Dorius and rewritten by L.S.Dorius

Nicoli Dorius My Grandfather Nicoli Dorius was born September 21, 1804, at Caphag, a small village some distance from Copenhagen, Denmark. Father describes Denmark as being a beautiful country with …

Sources (6)

  • Richard Goodmanson in household of Goodman Goodmanson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Decon Westmoreland Garff in entry for Unknown, "Utah, Latter-Day Saint Biographical Encyclopedia"
  • Decan Westmoreland Garff, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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