Friday, October 30, 2009

Garner, Henry T.

Born - 30 Mar 1882 Proctor, Wetzel, WV
Died - 17 May 1962 New Martinsville, Wetzel, WV
Bur. - 20 May 1962 Antioch, Wetzel, WV, Antioch Cemetery

BIRTH: Garner, Henry T. bn Mar 30, 1882, w/m bn Wetzel Co, parents J. Garner and M.J. Garner rpted by J. Garner
Source: General Index and Register of Births, Wetzel Co., WV - furnished by Darlene Bacon)

CENSUS: 1900, in Wetzel Co., WV, Proctor District, 138
Alexander Hall, Oct 1862, 37, 13 years, WV WV WV, farmer
Martha J., Jun 1853, 46, 3/3, WV PA EG
Cephas J., sn, Feb 1888, 12, WV WV WV, farm lab.
Esther, Aug 1889, 10, WV WV WV
Garner, Henry J. [sic], step-son, May 1882, 18, WV WV WV, farm lab.
Godard [sic], Sarah, co, Aug 1881, 18, WV WV WV, servant
[Does "co" in the entry for Sarah Godard indicate "cousin?"]
(Furnished by Richard E. Henthorn)

MARRIAGE: Henry T Garner age 19 b Wetzel Co, WV res Wetzel Co, WV
Della Sharp age 19 b Wetzel Co, WV res Wetzel Co, WV
mrd 7 Apr 1901 at New Dale, WV by Samuel Furbee
info given by Jessie Sharp & Alex Hale
(Source: Wetzel Co., WV Marriages - Extracted from Marriage Licenses;
LDS Film #839985, Vol. 10, Page 190 - Extracted by Darlene Bacon)

RESIDENCES: Farm on Paugh Ridge, where the Paugh Cemetery is located

BIOGRAPHY: Ethel Briggs reports that Henry Garner had quite a temper. He shot and killed a neighbor by the name of Dunham. He did time for the crime. He later returned to his farm and lived there until his death.

DEATH: Cerebral hemorrhage

Garner, Henry T. w/m d. May 17, 1962 age 80y, d. New Martinsville, of Cerebral Hemorrhage
parents John Garner and Martha Coffield, married, rpted by Della Sharp Garner.
(Source: General Index and Register of Deaths, Wetzel County, WV - Extracted by Darlene Bacon)

Henry T. Garner, 80, of Proctor [WV] Rt. 2 retired sawmill operator, passed away in the Wetzel County Hospital May 17 following a lengthy illness. Born near Proctor, March 30, 1882, he was the son of John and Martha Coffield Garner.

He is survived by his wife, Della Sharp Garner.

Other survivors include two nephews: Homer Hall of McMechen, Earl Hall, Wheeling. Two nieces: Mrs. Bessie Truax and Mrs. Helen Burkhart, both of Wheeling.

Mr. Garner was a member of the Antioch Christian Church.

Friends were received at the Wharton and Ellis Funeral Home where funeral services were conducted Sunday, May 20th at 2 p.m. with W.H. Sliter, minister of the First Christian Church of New Martinsville officiating. Interment was in the Antioch Cemetery.
(Source: Wetzel County, WV Obituaries, Volume III, 1993, p. 22, published by Wetzel County Genealogical Society - furnished by Darlene Bacon)

sp- Della SHARP
Born - Abt 1882 Wetzel, WV
Mar. - 7 Apr 1901 New Dale, Wetzel, WV
Dau of Jesse SHARP
Note - BIRTH: She gave her age as 19 on the marriage application in 1901.

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