John Harrison Garner

John Harrison Garner

Male 1788 - 1867  (79 years)

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  • Name John Harrison Garner 
    Born 3 Mar 1788 
    Gender Male 
    Military 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
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    John Garner,   b. 1725,   d. Aft 1800  (Age 76 years)  (Grandfather) 
    Barbara Andrews  (Mother) 
    Notes 
    • 1810 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 605
      Jno. Garner
      (16-26) 1M 1F
      (0-10) 1F

      1812-1815 -- North Carolina Militia Muster Roll
      John Garner (ensign) was listed in the Fourth Regiment (detached from the 4th and 14th Brigades), Sixth Company (detached from the Moore Regiment)

      1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 312
      John Garner Brad.
      (26-45) 1M 1F
      (10-16) 1F
      (0-10) 1M 1F
      Slaves
      (26-45) 1F
      (0-10) 1M

      1825, May 17 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 76
      Ordered that Andrew Yow be appointed overseer of the road from the [Randolph] county line on the east side of Nicolas Nall on to William Williamsons and have the following hands to work: Nicolas Nalls hands, James Gainses' hands, John Maness, Lewis Garner, Henry Yow Sen., Wm. Deaton, Danl. Maness, Ransom Caveness, Henry Yow Jr., John Garner's hands, Stephen Perry and Jacob Chrisco.

      1827, Aug 22 -- 1823-1831 Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Moore County, NC Page 183
      Ordered that John Garner be appointed overseer in place of Lewis Garner of the road from the [Randolph] County line on the east side of Nicolas Nalls to William Williamsons and have the same hands to work.

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 473
      John Garner
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (10-15) 1M 1F
      Slaves
      (55-100) 1M 1F
      (36-55) 1F
      (10-240 3M

      1838, Dec 1-Jan 16, 1839 -- Notice, Fayetteville Weekly Observer [Fayetteville, NC] Newspaper
      Moore County, NC -- Alfred Brower, Admr. v. John Garner and others. Petition for Settlement. Appearing that Robertes Kennedy and wife Nancy and Bradley Garner are not residents of the state. They are summoned to appear at the courthouse in Carthage on the third Monday in February.

      1842, May 9 -- Will Book B Page 135, Moore County, NC
      Will of Sarah Denson, Dec'd. Heirs: niece Ann Ritter, wife of John Ritter; nephew Moses Emsley Myrick; mentions her deceased father Francis Myrick. Executor: James Gains. Witnesses: Lewis Garner, John Garner and Elias Maness.

      1845 -- Tax List, Moore County, NC, District #8
      John Garner listed 300 acres valued at $400, 1 black poll on Deep River; 61 acres valued at $70 on Deep River

      1850 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 225-B
      John Garner 60 M, Farmer, $700 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Jude Garner 30 F, Born in NC
      Emeline Garner 12 F, Born in NC
      Abel Garner 10 M, Born in NC
      John Garner 9 M, Born in NC
      Eliza A. Garner 6 F, Born in NC
      William B. Garner 3 M, Born in NC

      1850 -- Census, Slave Schedule, Moore County, NC
      Owner - John Garner
      80 F, Black
      70 F, Black
      57 F, Mulatto
      40 M, Mulatto

      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 26 Aug 2022 

    DNA Tests  24 DNA tests are associated with John Harrison Garner 

    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. Male 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. Male Abel Garner,   b. 2 Oct 1839,   d. 28 Oct 1873  (Age 34 years)
    Martha "Patty" Hussey  (Age 44 years)  m. 8 Dec 1859
    +  2. Male John Harrison Garner,   b. 26 Oct 1840,   d. 14 May 1913  (Age 72 years)
    Julia Ann Maness  (Age 72 years)  m. Abt 1860
    +  3. Female Mary Emeline Garner,   b. 25 Dec 1842,   d. 25 Dec 1902  (Age 60 years)
    Andrew Hussey  (Age 47 years)
       4. Female Eliza Ann Garner,   b. 1844
    James Brown  m. 10 Apr 1859
    +  5. Male William Bradley Garner,   b. 20 Sep 1846,   d. 16 Mar 1899  (Age 52 years)
    Carrie Emily Maness  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F1367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Headstones
    John Harrison Garner
    John Harrison Garner

    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 DNA Project
    Moore County, NC DNA Project
    DNA Results and Analysis for Moore County families including Allen, Barrett, Bean, Brewer, Britt, Brown, Burns, Caddell, Cagle, Carpenter, Caviness, Chriscoe, Cockman, Cole, Comer, Davis, Deaton, Dunn, Furr, Garner, Hancock, Hardin, Hare, Horner, Hunsucker, Hussey, Jackson, Kennedy, Key, Kidd, Lawrence, Maness, McIntosh, McNeill, Melton, Monroe, Moore, Morgan, Muse, Nall, Phillips, Richardson, Riddle, Ritter, Sanders, Seawell, Sheffield, Smith, Stewart, Stutts, Sullivan, Wallace, Welch, Williams, Williamson and Wright

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