Floyd Frederick Garrow

Brief Life History of Floyd Frederick

When Floyd Frederick Garrow was born on 20 May 1895, in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, his father, Edward Garrow, was 37 and his mother, Matilda Prenier, was 33. He married Sarah Marita Dumas on 10 July 1920, in Springfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in United States in 1949 and Plattsburgh, Clinton, New York, United States in 1950. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 14 December 1966, in Sun City, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States.

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Floyd Frederick Garrow
1895–1966
Sarah Marita Dumas
1903–1980
Marriage: 10 July 1920
Wendell Floyd Garrow
1923–1981
Edward George Sarrow
1924–2002
Gordon Donald Garrow
1930–1981
Albert Leo Garrow
1933–1934

Sources (30)

  • Lloyd F Garrow, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Floyd Fred Garrow, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Floyd Fred Garrow, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

Scottish: descriptive nickname from the Gaelic epithet garbh ‘rough, stout, of powerful build’.

Cornish: nickname from garow ‘rough’.

English: perhaps sometimes a habitational name from Garway in Herefordshire, named with Welsh llan + the Christian saint's name Guoruoe.

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

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