Joseph Jasper Garland

Maleabout 1794–12 January 1871

Brief Life History of Joseph Jasper

When Joseph Jasper Garland was born about 1794, in South Carolina, United States, his father, William Garland, was 40 and his mother, Lydia Cooley, was 25. He married Eliza Parrish before 1821. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 12 January 1871, in Vernon, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Glass Window Cemetery, Vernon, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Jasper Garland
Sarah Ann Rachel Crow
Marriage: 1835
Martha A Garland
Susanna Rachel Garland
Thomas Kimber Garland
Julia Mary Garland
Joseph Jasper Garland
James Irvin "Bud" Garland
Sarah Frances Garland
Francis Garland
Asa S. Garland
Joseph Kingsey
William Kingsey

Sources (7)

  • Jasper Garland - head of household, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Joe Garland in entry for Sarah Francis Dunnehoo, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Joseph Garland, "United States Census, 1820"

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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 0

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1807 · Louisiana is Divided into 19 Parishes

    Age 13

    Louisiana was divided into 19 parishes (rather than counties or boroughs) on March 31, 1807. Currently, there are 64 parishes in Louisiana.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 25

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English gerlond, ger(e)land, garlond ‘metal chaplet, crown, coronet; wreath’, probably a nickname denoting a habitual wearer of such items, or a metonymic occupational name for a maker of them.

    English: perhaps from the Old French personal name Gerland (ancient Germanic Garuland, probably from garw- ‘war-gear; prepared(ness)’ + land ‘land’; the first element of the French name may instead be from a name beginning with gēr ‘spear’).

    English: topographic name from Middle English gor(e), gar(e) ‘triangular piece’ + lond ‘land’ (Old English gāra + land, lond), for someone who lived ‘(at the) triangular piece of land’. Compare Garfield .

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

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