Susannah Garlick

14 June 1820–17 April 1890 (Age 69)
Providence Twp, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah Garlick was born on 14 June 1820, in Providence Twp, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, David Gaston Garlick, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Buck, was 25. She married John Fleming Wakefield on 5 August 1838, in Providence Twp, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 April 1890, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fleming Wakefield
Susannah Garlick
Marriage: 5 August 1838
Erastus Snow Wakefield
Elizabeth Elliott Wakefield
Thomas Garlick Wakefield
John Fleming Wakefield II
Mary Cashman Wakefield
Joseph Buck Wakefield
Sarah Ellen Wakefield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1838Providence Twp, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 19
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Jewish Gorelik .English (northern): from Middle English garlec (Old English gārlēac) ‘garlic’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of garlic or perhaps a nickname for someone who ate a lot of garlic.English: alternatively, sometimes probably a shortening of Middle English Garleker ‘seller of garlic’, hence an occupational name with the same meaning as 2 above.

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

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    Story Highlight

    David & Elizabeth Buck Garlick

    David Garlick and Elizabeth Buck David Garlick was born 12 October 1780 in Lebanon, Hunterdon, New Jersey. His parents were Stephen Garlick and Eve Young. The Garlick (Gerlock) and Young (Jung) f …

    Sources (30)

    • Susanna Davies in household of Reece Davies, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Susanna Garlic in entry for Joseph Buck Wakefield, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • David Garlick [father], United States Census, 1820

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