Ora Alvius Garrison

30 October 1874–1953 (Age 78)
Pike, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ora Alvius

When Ora Alvius Garrison was born on 30 October 1874, in Pike, Illinois, United States, his father, William Z. Garrison, was 28 and his mother, Edna J Butler, was 23. He married Margaret Martha Johnson on 19 November 1896, in Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Houston, Harris, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in 1953, in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Ora Alvius Garrison
Margaret Martha Johnson
Marriage: 19 November 1896
Ethel Blanche Garrison
Kenneth A Garrison

Spouse and Children

19 November 1896
Pike, Illinois, United States


    Ethel Blanche Garrison



Parents and Siblings

    William Z. Garrison





World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ora Garrison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ore A Garrison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ora A Garrison, "United States Census, 1910"

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