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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Family Time Line

James Robert Garner
1867–1948
Silvia Ann Taylor
1873–1961
Johnny Garner
1896–1896
Matthew Shelton Garner
1897–1974
Robert N. Garner
1900–1908
Katie Jane Cochran
1903–1947
Eula Garner
1906–
William Forney Garner
1909–1974
Farney Garner
1910–
George W. Garner
1913–1951
Grady Garner
1918–1973

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Johnny Garner

    Male1896–1896Male

    Male1897–1974Male

    Robert N. Garner

    Male1900–1908Male

    Katie Jane Cochran

    Female1903–1947Female

    Eula Garner

    Female1906–Female

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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.
1927

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.

Possible Related Names

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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