John Harrison Garner

Male 1788 - 1867  (79 years)


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  • Name John Harrison Garner 
    Born 3 Mar 1788 
    Gender Male 
    _MILT War of 1812 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 12 May 1867 
    Buried Moore County, NC at Garner Cemetery #251 Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • 1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 225-B
      1860 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 185-B

      1867, Jun 8-Mar 26, 1869 -- 1868-1876 Record of Accounts Page 45, Moore County, NC
      Estate of John Garner Dec'd. by Administrator James Garner. Noted held on/by the following: Judith Garner, Thomas W. Ritter, E.N. Moffit, J.D. Graves and James Garner.

      1878, Jun 29 -- War of 1812 Pension, File 33653, John Garner
      Judie/Judith Garner [age 64], Browers Mills Post Office, Moore County, NC resident and widow of John Garner, applied for a widow's pension in Moore County, NC. Garner stated that her deceased husband served under Captain N. Tucker and enlisted in Carthage, Moore County, NC in Aug 1814 and discharged Mar 1815. At the time of enlistment, he was described as 26 years old, 5'10" tall, light hair, fair complexion, and blue eyes. John Garner and Judie Ritter were married Jun 1839 by W.M. Johnson, JP in Moore County, NC. John Garner was previously married to Dolly Whittle/Whettle who died in Feb 1839. John Garner died May 12, 1867 in Moore County, NC. Elias Maness testified to having been at the wedding of John Garner and Judith Ritter in Jun or Jul 1839 by W.M. Johnson and to having made John Garner's coffin when he died May 12, 1867. James Garner also attested to John Garner and Judith Ritter's marriage in 1839 and Garner's death in 1867. Elias Maness [age 60] and James Garner's [age 60] testified that John Garner's first wife Dolly Garner died in 1839, the same year as James Garner's son was born and they both had known Judie Garner for 50 years. Elias Maness and W.B. Garner testified that John Garner was born Mar 3, 1788 the same year that John Maness was born. A notation in the file states that Judith Garner died Oct 26, 1900. Eli N. Moffit also testified that Judith Garner was the widow of John Garner.

    Person ID I04080  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2015 

    Father Bradley Garner,   b. 1754,   d. Bef 7 Apr 1836  (Age < 82 years) 
    Mother Barbara Andrews 
    Family ID F2849  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Children 
    +1. James F. Garner,   b. 17 Jul 1818,   d. 30 Jun 1887  (Age 68 years)
    Family ID F5168  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Dolly Whittle,   d. Feb 1839 
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F12604  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Judith Ritter,   b. Jun 1820,   d. 26 Oct 1900  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married Jun 1839 
    Children 
    +1. Abel Garner,   b. 2 Oct 1839,   d. 28 Oct 1873  (Age 34 years)
    +2. John Harrison Garner,   b. 26 Oct 1840,   d. 14 May 1913  (Age 72 years)
    +3. Mary Emeline Garner,   b. 25 Dec 1842,   d. 25 Dec 1902  (Age 60 years)
     4. Eliza Ann Garner,   b. 1844
    +5. William Bradley Garner,   b. 20 Sep 1846,   d. 16 Mar 1899  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Histories
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    1845 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 8
    Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    1846 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    1846 Tax List, Moore County, NC - District 9 (Partial)
    Partial List. Potentially list of insolvents. Located in the McKeithan Papers at the Moore County Historical Association. Courtesy of James V. Comer.
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    Moore County, NC Y-DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Caddell, Cagle, Cockman, Cole, Davis, Deaton, Furr, Garner, Horner, Hunsucker, Jackson, Key, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Nall, Richardson, Ritter, Sanders, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Williams and Williamson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1119] A Guide to Moore County Cemeteries, Anthony E. Parker, (1976, Moore County Historical Association, Southern Pines, NC).