Henry Garnett

20 January 1867–12 April 1954 (Age 87)
Caroline, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Garnett was born on 20 January 1867, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, his father, William George Samuel Garnett, was 44 and his mother, Jane Sale Andrews, was 36. He married Mary Stonnell Merchant on 30 June 1897, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 12 April 1954, at the age of 87, and was buried in Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Garnett
Mary Stonnell Merchant
Marriage: 30 June 1897
Evelyn S. Garnett
Mary Louise Garnett
Robert Seldon Garnett
Irene Greenaway Garnett
Henry Duncan Garnett

Spouse and Children


    Mary Stonnell Merchant


30 June 1897
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William George Samuel Garnett


    Jane Sale Andrews




    Robert Seldon Garnett


    Florence Andrews Garnett


    William R Garnett


    James Thomas Garnett


    William Taylor Garnett


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Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

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As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Old French Guarinot,Warinot, a pet form of the personal name Guarin, Warin, from Germanic wari(n)- ‘protection’, ‘shelter’. 2. possibly a metonymic occupational name for a maker or fitter of garnets, a type of hinge, Middle English garnette, or for a jeweler, from Middle English garnette, gernet ‘garnet’. 3. from a diminutive of Garner 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Garnett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Garnett, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Garnett, "United States Census, 1900"

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