Roemma Garner

Brief Life History of Roemma

When Roemma Garner was born on 7 April 1845, in Carthage, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Philip Garner, was 36 and her mother, Mary Hedrick, was 33. She married Joel Terry in 1861, in Uintah, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 15 April 1938, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Sugar City Cemetery, Sugar City, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Terry
1812–1891
Roemma Garner
1845–1938
Marriage: 1861
Mary Terry
1863–1920
Amy Terry
1864–1954
Charles Terry
1866–1935
Maria Terry
1868–1957
Thomas Terry
1870–1931
Sarah Terry
1872–1879
Lyda Louvisa Terry
1875–1879
Marilla Jeanette Terry
1876–1879
Phillip Lafayette Terry
1879–1879
Joshua Terry
1880–1964
Albert Terry
1882–1959
Alice Elnora Terry
1884–1904
Anna Terry
1887–1887

Sources (80)

  • Roxana Garner in household of Philip Garner, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Roemma Garner, Family Data Collection - Births
  • Roemma, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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World Events (8)

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1846 · First Nauvoo Temple Dedicated

On May 1-3, 1846, the Nauvoo Illinois Temple was fully dedicated. It was the second temple that had been built by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It was the first temple with an angel Moroni on top, in the case of this temple it also doubled as a weather vane. Before the saints left Nauvoo they gathered in great numbers to go through.

1879

Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): perhaps occasionally from the Old French personal name Garnier (see Garnier ), but it is exeptionally rare as a personal name in medieval England and no certain evidence has been found for its use as a surname. Compare Warner .

English: from Middle English gern(i)er, garner, gurner, Anglo-Norman French gerner ‘granary’ (Old French grenier, from Late Latin granarium, a derivative of granum ‘grain’). It was probably a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of the stores kept in a granary.

English and Scottish: commonly shortened form of Gardner .

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

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Roemma was about four years old when her family began their long trek across the plains with the George A. Smith Company and they settled in Ogden, Utah in 1849. Her parents were both born in North …

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