John Benjamin Garrard Sr

14 January 1834–30 October 1911 (Age 77)
Diss, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Benjamin

When John Benjamin Garrard Sr was born on 14 January 1834, in Diss, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Timothy Barzallai Garrard III, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Everard Quanterell, was 34. He married Susannah Virginia McGinnis on 4 June 1854, in Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1900. In 1875, at the age of 41, his occupation is listed as manager of the garrett mill and garrett freight line in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 30 October 1911, in Lake Point, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ben Lomond Cemetery, North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Benjamin Garrard Sr
1834–1911
Mary Lovina Campbell
1851–1927
Marriage: 14 November 1867
Solomon Benona Garrard
1868–1958
Joseph Hyrum Garrard
1870–1941
Mary Lavina Garrard
1872–1954
Jerusha Ann Garrard
1875–1943
Samuel Elisha Garrard
1877–1952
Iva Priscilla Garrard
1879–1979
Nellie Meranda Garrard
1882–1979
Sarah Eliza Garrard
1885–1981
Charlotte Annette Garrard
1890–1978

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 November 1867North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1843
    Age 9
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1863
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (London and East Anglia): variant of Gerard .Altered form of French Gérard (see Gerard ).History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed in the register of Huguenot ancestors recognized by the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gerard

    Story Highlight

    John Benjamin Garrard History

    by Norman Lee Garrard Ph.D. On January 14, 1834 John Benjamin Garrard was born in the ancient market town of Diss in Norfolkshire, England to Timothy Garrard III and Susannah Evered Quantrille. He wa …

    Sources (56)

    • John Gady in household of R C Whitlock, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John B Maxwell in entry for Milton Homer Whitaker and Mamie Garrard Maxwell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • John B. Garard in entry for James H. Garard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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