Mary Elizabeth Garrard

3 March 1863–19 June 1916 (Age 53)
Fayette, Illinois, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Garrard was born on 3 March 1863, in Fayette, Illinois, United States, her father, James Ashley Norman, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Jane Garrard, was 26. She married Isaiah Campbell Arney on 27 August 1881, in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Illinois, United States in 1870 and Kaskaskia Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1900. She died on 19 June 1916, in Otego Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Norman Cemetery, Fayette, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaiah Campbell Arney
Mary Elizabeth Garrard
Marriage: 27 August 1881
Margaret Adelia Arney
John Logan Arney
Lewis Bryant Arney
Grace M Arney
Alma Lenora Arney
James VanBuren Arney

Spouse and Children

27 August 1881
Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States


    Margaret Adelia Arney



    Lewis Bryant Arney


    Grace M Arney


    Alma Lenora Arney


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Margaret Jane Garrard




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Age 8

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 18

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Garrett 1.2 French: variant of Gérard ( see Gerard ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary N Arney in household of Isaac Arney, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Garrard in household of James A Norman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary C Arney in household of Isaih C Arney, "United States Census, 1900"

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