Ellis Garrett

27 April 1929–5 September 1996 (Age 67)
Towns, Georgia, United States

The Life of Ellis

When Ellis Garrett was born on 27 April 1929, in Towns, Georgia, United States, his father, Titus Benjamin Garrett, was 50 and his mother, Gertrude " Gertie" Ledford, was 44. He lived in District 990, Towns, Georgia, United States in 1940 and Sebring, Highlands, Florida, United States in 1994. He died on 5 September 1996, in Highlands, Florida, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida, United States.

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Titus Benjamin Garrett
Gertrude " Gertie" Ledford
Esta Garrett
Esta Garrett
Edna Bell Garrett
Jessie Garrett
Montaree Garrett
Vaughn Garrett
Cecil Olen Garrett
Nel Garrett
Lowell Clyde Garrett
Ellis Garrett

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 12

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: from either of two Germanic personal names introduced to Britain by the Normans: Gerard, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’; and Gerald, composed of the elements gār, gēr ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + wald ‘rule’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Junior Garrett in household of Titus B Garrett, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Titus Garrett Jr. in household of Titus B Garrett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ellis Garrett, "Georgia, County Delayed Birth and Death Records, 1870-1960"

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