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Family of Helen V. HAGEMAN (8) & James Alfred GARNER

21. Maggie GARNER.1,42  Resided in Malvern, Iowa.4 Maggie died between 1 July 1933 - 9 Feb 1961.42 Alias/AKA: Maggie Robins.4

Maggie married Unknown ROBBINS.1,4

22. George GARNER.1,42  Resided in Alamo, Texas.1 George died between 1 July 1933 - 9 Feb 1961.42

23. Fred L. GARNER.1,4,42  Resided in Seward County and Lincoln, Nebraska.1 Fred died between 30 Jan 1934 [when he wrote a letter to the War Dept.] and 9 Feb 1961.42

24. Newton GARNER.1 Born June 1885 in Nebraska.42 Resided in Seward County, Nebraska.1 Newton died in 1914.4 He was buried in Arcadia, Valley County, Nebraska.42 Cause of death: tuberculosis.42 Newton was probably the namesake of Newton William Garner, his father James' older brother, who was born in 1844 and fought and died in the Civil War.42

Newton married Arlie May BRIDGES on 8 Feb 1911.42 She was born 31 May 1890, 42 and died 10 Jan 1972.42

They had the following children: :
73A i. Grace Irene (1912 - 1996)
73B ii. Ina Merle (1913 - 1994) (twin)
73C iii. Nina (1913 - 1914) (twin)

25. Jennie Adaline GARNER.1,42  Born on 16 Sept 1876 in Seward County, Nebraska.42 Resided in Seward County, Nebraska.1 Jennie Adaline died on 5 Dec 1942 in Seward County, Nebraska.42

Jennie Adaline married Alpheus "Allie" HACKWORTH.1,42 He was born on 1 April 1875, in Seward County, Nebraska.42 "Allie" died on 3 Feb 1955 in Seward County, Nebraska.42

They had the following children:
74 i. Unknown (Died as Infant)
75 ii. Unknown (Died as Infant)
76 iii. Fern E. (1902 - 1966)
77 iv. Florence Ethel (1904 - 1994)
The following biography of Francis Morton is from W. W. Cox, History of Seward Co. Nebraska, 1888, p. 264:43

Was born in Vermilion county, Ill., in 1833. His parents moved to Green county, Wisconsin, when Frank was but ten years old. Here he became a playmate of the author of this book. Was raised a farmer boy until he was seventeen years old, when he was taken violently with the gold fever, and in company with many of the neighbors made an overland trip to California, where he remained three years. Saved and brought home some money. Married Miss Drucilla Divan in 1854. Lived in the old neighborhood until their removal to Seward county in 1872, when they settled on a homestead about five miles south-east of Seward. Mr. and Mrs. Morton helped organize the Seventh Day Advent church at Seward. Mr. Morton enlisted in Company D, Wis. Vol., and served until wounded at Cedar Mountain. Was in Banks' famous retreat from Winchester, and had several close calls. Is now a member of Seward post. To Mr. and Mrs. Morton were born ten children, nine now living, as follows: Lucinda, now Mrs. A. Skillman, of Seward; Catherine, now Mrs. Alex Hackworth; Mary, now Mrs. John Hand, of Seward; Urias, now of Wray, Col.; Francis, Jr., of Ruby, Neb.; Thomas, of Wray; Ada, now Mrs. M. Boyes, of Wray; and Charles and Ira, of Ruby.
From W. W. Cox, History of Seward County , Nebraska, 1888, p.189:43

organized a class May 23, 1875, near Ruby station, which was named Seward church. Local elder, Mathew Hackworth,; first deacon, Alexander Hackworth; first secretary, Ella L. Hackworth. Organizing members in addition to the above officers were: Francis Morton, Drucilla Morton, Martha Rider, Alice Rider, Rebecca Hackworth, Abiatha Kennison, and Anginette Morgan. Present membership about twenty. Prominent members that have died are: Abiatha Kennison, who died Jan. 26, 1877; E. D. Hoagland, in 1884. The denomination design to build a house of worship as soon as they feel able to do so. They have an active missionary and tract society of fifteen members; also a Sabbath-school of full fifty scholars, which is in a prosperous condition.
26. Harry GARNER.1,4 Born on 28 Feb 1883 in probably Seward, Seward Co., Nebraska.42  Resided in Seward County, Nebraska.1 Harry died in probably Seward, Seward Co., Nebraska42

27. Constance GARNER.42 Born on 7 Oct 1878.42  Resided in Boulder, Colorado.1 Alias/AKA: "Connie."1 Constance died on 9 Feb 1961 at 9 in the morning after a long illness at the Sanitarium in Boulder, Colorado; she was 82.42 She was buried at Columbia Cemetery, Boulder, Colorado.42

In June, 190042 in Seward, Nebraska42 Constance married Rev. Burchard M. GARTON.1,42 He was a Seventh-day Adventist minister and evangelist.42

The following obituary of Constance Garner Garton is transcribed from an unidentified, undated newspaper clipping (thought to be from a Boulder, Colorado newspaper) with the handwritten note, "Feb 9-1961, Oct 7-1878" -- assumed to be her birth/death dates:42

Mrs. B.M. Garton Dies After Long Illness
Was Wife Of Retired Seventh-day Adventist Minister And Evangelist

Mrs. Constance Garton, wife of Burchard M. Garton, whom she married 60 years ago last June in Seward, Neb., died at the Sanitarium at 9 this morning after a long illness. The Garton home is at 2441 7th.

Mrs. Garton was born to the late James A. and Helen Hageman Garner, Nov. 8 [handwritten over this date: "Oct 7"], 1878 in Seward and received her early education there. Mr. Garton is a retired evangelist and minister for the Seventh-day Adventist denomination.

The early years of their married life was in Nebraska. In 1910 they were in New York state for three years, then in settlement work in Boston, and later elsewhere in the United States.

They moved to Boulder in May 1944 from Farr, Texas. Surviving besides the husband are two brothers, Harry Garner, of Seward and Edward Garner of Grand Junction, Colo.; two sisters, Mrs. Roscoe (Elba) [should this be Ella B.???42] McGirr and Mrs. Frank (Ruth) Foutch of Boulder.

Funeral services will be Monday at 10 a.m. from Howe Mortuary Chapel. Elder E.J. Ehrhardt of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Columbia Cemetery.

William L. GARNER
28. William L. GARNER.42  Born about 19 July 1891.42 Resided in Colorado.1 William died 3 Nov 1918; he was killed in action in Belgium fighting for his country in Co. D, 335th Infantry during the First World War; he was 27.42 Alias/AKA: "Bill."1

The following is the text on a memorial card in honor of William Garner. It is approximately 4" X 6" in size, and contains a small photo of William:42

Killed in Action Nov. 3, 1918,
In Belgium, Co. D, 335th Inf.
Age 27 yrs. 3 mos. 15 days.
In Loving Remembrance
Dear little flag with a golden star
Stands for a son that's gone afar,
Stands for a sweetheart that's gone afar,
Who gave his life for the red, white and blue--
For the noblest cause we ever knew.
May the stars and stripes of Old Glory wave
O'er the grave of our dear one true and brave.

Copyright 1918 by H.F. Wendell, Leipsic, O.

The following is from a letter dated February 5, 1934, from "War Department, Washington D.C." to "F.L. Garner, Seward, Nebraska" (thought to be William's brother Fred Garner):42
"William L. Garner, Serial number 3435858, was inducted June 14, 1818, at Seward, Nebraska."
The following is handwritten on a piece of notepaper by an unknown source:42
"William L. Garner, Serial 3435858, Place of Burial: Disinterred and Reburied in Grave #66 Plot D. American Military Cemetery #1252 Waereghem, West Flanders"
29. Ella B. GARNER.1,4,42  Resided in North Platte and in Boulder, Colorado.1 Ella B. died after 9 Feb 1961. AKA: Elba [newspaper typo?].42

Ella B. married Roscoe McGIRR.4,42 His parents are unknown to the webmaster at this time, but Garth MacGirr maintains a website for ongoing McGirr family research, and we hope to eventually discover Roscoe's connection to the main family, as well as something about his and Ella's descendants.

30. Ruth E. GARNER.1,42 Born on 6 Nov 1893 in probably Seward, Seward Co., Nebraska.42 Resided in Boulder, Colorado.1 Ruth E. died in Jun 1971.42

Ruth E. first married Unknown KEISER.4

Ruth E. second married Frank FOUTCH.42

31. Edward GARNER.42 Resided in Grand Junction, Colorado.1 Edward died after 9 Feb 1961.42 AKA: "Ed."4

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