William Forney Garner

4 November 1909–25 September 1974 (Age 64)
Etowah, Alabama, United States

The Life of William Forney

When William Forney Garner was born on 4 November 1909, in Etowah, Alabama, United States, his father, James Robert Garner, was 42 and his mother, Silvia Ann Taylor, was 36. He lived in Fairview, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1920. He died on 25 September 1974, at the age of 64.

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James Robert Garner
Silvia Ann Taylor
Johnny Garner
Matthew Shelton Garner
Robert N. Garner
Katie Jane Cochran
Eula Garner
William Forney Garner
Farney Garner
George W. Garner
Grady Garner

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    Johnny Garner



    Robert N. Garner


    Katie Jane Cochran


    Eula Garner


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World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 3

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 18

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Anglo-Norman French gerner ‘granary’ (Old French grenier, from Late Latin granarium, a derivative of granum ‘grain’). It may have been a topographic name for someone who lived near a barn or granary, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of the stores kept in a granary.2 English: variant of Warner 1, from a central Old French form.3 English: reduced form of Gardener .

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

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Sources (2)

  • William H Gamer in household of Thomas C Gamer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Forney Garner in household of James R Garner, "United States Census, 1920"

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