Zachariah Garton

22 August 1812–before 1860 (Age 47)
Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Zachariah

When Zachariah Garton was born on 22 August 1812, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Garton, was 38 and his mother, Elizabeth Nancy Condra, was 30. He married Nancy Carter on 31 October 1833, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Dickson, Dickson, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died before 1860, at the age of 46.

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Zachariah Garton
Nancy Carter
Marriage: 31 October 1833
Amanda Garton
James C. Garton
Nancy Garton
William Garton
John Garton
Katharina Catherine Garton
Elisa Garton
Clara Garton
Dorcas Garton

Spouse and Children

31 October 1833
Dickson, Tennessee, United States


+4 More Children

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+11 More Children

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 8

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 13

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Garton in East Yorkshire or from various minor places so named, from Old English gāra ‘triangular plot of land’ + tūn ‘farmstead’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Zacheriah Garton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Zacheriah Garton, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Zacheriah Garton, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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