Monday, March 1, 2010

Garner, Albert

Albert Garner

BIRTH: Garner, Albert, bn Apr 30, 1878, w/m bn Wetzel Co, WV, parents H. Garner and N.J. Garner rpted by H. Garner (Source: General Index and Register of Births, Wetzel Co., WV - furnished by Darlene Bacon)

REFERENCE: "History of Wetzel Co., WV," 1983, pg 109

MARRIAGE: 16 May 1900 (9/421) (Source: Ohio Valley Richmonds - Their Kith and Kin, Ethel L. Briggs, 1976, p. 59)

MARRIAGE: Albert Garner age 22 b Wetzel Co, WV res Wetzel Co, WV
Martha J Goddard age 24 b Wetzel Co, WV res Wetzel Co, WV
mrd 16 May 1900 at res of L. Goddard by Marion Moore
(Source: WETZEL CO., WV MARRIAGES - EXTRACTED FROM MARRIAGE LICENSES; LDS Film #839985, Vol. 9, Page 421 - Extracted by Darlene Bacon)

Census: 1910, in Wetzel Co., WV, Proctor Dist., #89-93
Alber (sic) Garner, 31, 9 years, WV WV WV, farmer
Martha, 33, 3/2, WV WV PA
Alta B., 8, WV WV WV; Mildred, 6, WV WV WV
Nancy J., 71w, mother, WV WV WV, farmer
Icy Clark, 16, WV WV WV, housekeeper

OCCUPATION: As of Mar 1923, member of the County Court of Wetzel Co., WV

RESIDENCES: 1946, Proctor, WV

DEATH: Cerebral hemorrhage in New Martinsville Hospital

DEATH: Garner, Albert w/m d. Jun 13 1962 age 84, d. New Martinsville of Cerebral Hemorrhage, parents Henry Garner and Nancy Jane Parsons, widowed, rpted by Eleanor Garner Lantz (Source: General Index and Register of Deaths, Wetzel County, WV - Extracted by Darlene Bacon)

Albert Garner, retired businessman and farmer of Rt. ?, Proctor, WV, passed away in the Wetzel County Hospital at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday [13 Jun 1962] after a one week illness.

He was a former director of the First National Bank, a former vice president and director of New Martinsville Grocery Co., member of the Farm Bureau Association and served Wetzel County as County Commissioner for six years. He was a member of the Antioch Christian Church.

He was born at Proctor, April 30, 1878, a son of Henry and Nancy Jane Parsons Garner and lived his entire life in that community.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jane Goddard Garner, in 1958 and a son, Woodrow, in 1960.

He is survived by four daughters, Mrs. J. Clifford Briner, of West Lafayett, Ohio; Miss Mildred Garner of Pittsburgh, PA and Mary Lawrence Garner of Proctor, Rt. 1, and Mrs. Harry Lantz of New Martinsville, 9 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren.

Friends may call at the Wells Funeral Home, where services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday EDT with W.H. Sliter, minister of the First Christian Church New Martinsville and the Rev. Allen S. Fields of New Cumberland, WV officiating.

Burial will be made in Antioch Church Cemetery. (Source: Wetzel County, WV Obituaries, Volume III, 1993, p. 22, published by Wetzel County Genealogical Society - furnished by Darlene Bacon)

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