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Re: Anthony 1756 mother's name
Posted by: Danna Gilbert (ID *****9093) Date: July 05, 2009 at 09:13:45
In Reply to: Re: Anthony 1756 mother's name by Helen C. Chapman of 588

This is the excerpt from the Virginia Historical Magazine mentioned above:

Two theories on this family: one involving the Hugenot Peter who had three sons, and the other the Attagare family who devolved from Saxons to a series of Lord Mayors of London in the 16th century. On the first, popular historical ruminations and documents which can't be cited have it that a Peter Garard—one of many Huguenots who left France after the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685 and were naturalized in England—changed his name to Garrard and was the grandfather of the brothers Robert, John and Jacob Garrard. These three—following the Colonial three brothers motif—arrived in Virginia about 1750 and went to Stafford County. Existing Virginia records for Overwharton parish in Stafford County confirm a portion of this: that Anthony, son of Jacob Garrard, was baptised on October 12, 1756. Shortly thereafter this branch of the Garrards, and there were several in the state, left Virginia for the Carolinas. On the second, the issue is the connection between the Attagare/Garrards and Jacob. A convenient record citing him as the son of Samuel, Lord Mayor in 1700, and Mary Anthonie, and marrying Elizabeth Gould daughter of Sir Nicholas hasn't been successfully proven either.

Generation No. 1
Jacob Garrard, emigrated from England to Virginia circa 1750, killed during Revolutionary War in North Carolina (not substantiated). Said to have married Sarah Waters, daughter of John Waters and Mary Elizabeth Hack. Was married to Mildred at the time his son Anthony was born in Stafford County, Virginia.

[Sources: facsimilie photocopy of Overwharton Parish Register, 1724-1758, Library of Virginia, viewed July 2003; Colonial Register, Standard, VI:108-12; St. Mark's Parish, Slaughter; Virginia Historical Magazine VIII: 77, 109, 110, 112]

■Anthony Garrard, born 1756, married 1777
■?? William conjecture
■Jacob Garrard (born 1763 NC, died 1814 SC) married Elizabeth Harris, son William, fought in Revolution per DAR
Generation No. 2
Anthony Garrard, born September 6, 1756, christened October 12, 1756 Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia, died 1807 Wilkes County, Georgia. Married Elizabeth Green circa 1777/83 in [?] Caswell County NC.

[Source: facsimilie photocopy of Overwharton Parish Register, 1724-1758, Library of Virginia, viewed July 2003; Anna Russell des Cognets, Governor Garrard of Kentucky: His Descendants and Relatives, pp 117-124]; Browning, Colonial Dames

■Jacob Garrard (1784/9-1842)
■William Garrard, born circa 1786, of Lagrange, Ga. Never married.
■James Garrard, born circa 1788 [?]
■John L. Garrard, born circa 1790, of Wilkes County, Ga., married Martha Hendrick and resided at the old homestead of his father, Anthony Garrard, until his death. About 1850 his widow and children, except one son, removed to Arkansas, and settled near Little Rock.
■Sarah Waters Garrard, born circa 1792/4, married Johnson. One child, Alfred Johnson, living in 1842.
■Elizabeth Garrard, born circa 1792/4, married first Pierson and second Hilliard.
■Louis/Lewis Garrard, born circa 1795, of Marengo county, Georgia
■Allen T. Garrard (1799-1875) married Margaret Black, issue
Generation No. 3
Jacob Garrard, born 1789 in Wilkes County, Georgia, and died May 31, 1842 in Columbus, Georgia. Married circa 1813 Martha Newsom Hardin

■Alfred Garrard, died unmarried
■Nicholas Garrard, died unmarried
■James L Garrard
■Martha Garrard
■Nancy Garrard
■Frances Garrard
■Caroline Garrard
■Augustus O. Garrard
■William W. Garrard (1818-1866)
Generation No. 4
William Waters Garrard, born 1818 and died October 3, 1866, married Frances Isabel Garterery Urquhart on 11 November 1843 [Date source on marriage: Macon Messenger]

■Ada Francis Garrard (1855 - October 16, 1861)
■William Urquhart Garrard (September 15, 1844 - after November 21, 1912), married Mary Robert Lawton, issue
■Eva Gerrard (March 22, 1846 - December 17, 1904) married Humphreys Castleman, issue
■Louis Ford Garrard (November 22, 1847 - August 1, 1908), married Annie Foster Leonard, buried Linwood Cemetery, Columbus GA, issue
■Helen Augusta Garrard (August 28, 1850 - April 11, 1924) married John Thomas Glenn, issue
■Gertrude Kate Garrard (March 28, 1852 - March 26, 1928) married James Walton Harris, issue
Generation No. 5
Helen Augusta Garrard, born August 28, 1850 and died April 11, 1924, married John Thomas Glenn on April 23, 1873. Children:

■Isabel Garteray Urquhart Glenn, April 6, 1874 - December 27, 1951, married John Samuel Schindel, one son
■John Thomas Glenn Jr, died in infancy 1876
■Garrard Glenn, August 17, 1878 - January 25, 1949, married Rosa Aubrey Wood (June 27, 1882 - January 1971) 1909, two sons
■Luther Judson Glenn Jr., died in infancy 1880
■Helen Mildred Lewis Glenn, February 23, 1884 - March 19, 1972, married T. Gordon Ellyson
■William Louis Glenn, April 16, 1887 - 1950, married Anna, no children
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