Clarence Arthur Garland

15 March 1865–5 August 1946 (Age 81)
Colona Township, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Clarence Arthur

When Clarence Arthur Garland was born on 15 March 1865, in Colona Township, Henry, Illinois, United States, his father, George W Garland, was 37 and his mother, Katherine Hunt, was 23. He married Carrie Christena Jones on 29 February 1892, in Henry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Redwood, Minnesota, United States in 1935 and Rock Island, Rock Island, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 5 August 1946, in Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Redwood Falls Cemetery, Redwood Falls, Redwood, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clarence Arthur Garland
Carrie Christena Jones
Marriage: 29 February 1892
Pearl Lillie M Garland
Floyd Earl Joseph Garland
Clarence Arthur Garland
Mina Dorothy Garland
Harold L. Garland
Gladys Marie Garland

Spouse and Children

29 February 1892
Henry, Illinois, United States


    Pearl Lillie M Garland


    Floyd Earl Joseph Garland



    Mina Dorothy Garland


    Harold L. Garland


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    George W Garland


    Katherine Hunt




World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1884 · Iron Mining starts in Minnesota

Age 19

After discovering iron ore in the Vermilion Range in North-East of Minnesota, iron mining companies began to come to the area and caused an economic boom to the area of Duluth and to the state as a whole.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

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. metonymic occupational name for a maker of garlands or chaplets, perhaps also a habitational name from a house sign. The word is first attested in the 14th century, from Old French, and appears to be of Germanic origin. 2. habitational name from a minor place, such as Garland in Chulmleigh, Devon, named from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ ( see Gore ) + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarance Garland in household of Geo W Garland, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clarence Garland in household of Nellie Beardsley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarance A Garland in household of Edward S Cullen, "United States Census, 1930"

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