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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John Benjamin Garrard Sr
Mary Lovina Campbell
Marriage: 14 November 1867
Solomon Benona Garrard
Joseph Hyrum Garrard
Mary Lavina Garrard
Jerusha Ann Garrard
Samuel Elisha Garrard
Iva Priscilla Garrard
Nellie Meranda Garrard
Sarah Eliza Gerrard
Charlotte Annette Garrard

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  • Marriage
    14 November 1867North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    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.

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    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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