Benjamin Garrison

1758–16 May 1812 (Age 54)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Garrison was born in 1758, in South Carolina, United States, his father, David Garrison, was 20 and his mother, Isabella, was 17. He married Nancy Agnes Faires from 1779 to 1780. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in York, South Carolina, United States in 1790. He died on 16 May 1812, in York, York, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Rock Hill, York, South Carolina, United States.

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Benjamin Garrison
Nancy Agnes Faires
Marriage: from 1779 to 1780
Dorcas Garrison
Valdaura M. Garrison
Thomas Galespa Garrison
James F. Garrison
David Garrison
Jane Rocinda Garrison
William F. Garrison
Margaret Garrison
Benjamin Garrison
Ulysses Garrison
Miles Garrison

Spouse and Children

from 1779 to 1780


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    David Garrison






World Events (6)


Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · Battle of Sullivan's Island

Age 18

On June 28, 1776, the Battle of Sullivan's Island takes place on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. Since it is so close to Charelston, the battle is sometimes referred to as the First Siege of Charleston. This is the first time that the Americans had a victory against a land and sea attack by the British.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 29

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Benjn Garison, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Benjamin Garison, "BillionGraves Index"

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