Elizabeth Garner

about 1765–
Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Garner was born about 1765, in Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America, her father, Captain James Garner, was 47 and her mother, Elizabeth Freeman, was 44. She married Daniel Williams on 2 April 1786, in Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in Prince William, Virginia, United States.

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Daniel Williams
Elizabeth Garner
Marriage: 2 April 1786
James Williams
Jonas Williams

Spouse and Children

2 April 1786
Guilford, Guilford, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 10

"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."

Age 11

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 35

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French gerner ‘granary’ (Old French grenier, from Late Latin granarium, a derivative of granum ‘grain’). It may have been a topographic name for someone who lived near a barn or granary, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of the stores kept in a granary.2 English: variant of Warner 1, from a central Old French form.3 English: reduced form of Gardener .

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

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  • Elizabeth Garner, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Garner, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Garner, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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