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11. Edom GARNER3,11 was born on 21 November 1814 in Ohio.6 He died on 30 September 1885 at the age of 70 in Richland County, Wisconsin.6

INDEX TO MARRIAGE RECORDS, DELAWARE CO 1827-1920; WPA; 1940. Marriage recorded book C1, p.144.

Edom was listed as living in Richland Co WI when he testified to his mother's application for Enoch's War of 1812 Pension.

E. S. GARNER, M.D.
Contributed by Darrell Garner (LaCrosse sleuth!), from Richland County History Book Richland Center, WI.
"E. S. Garner, M. D., is a son of Edom and Rebecca Langley Garner. He was born July 30, 1854, and came with his parents to Richland County in 1864. The family settled near Port Andrew, where the subject of this sketch worked upon the farm and attended the district schools. In the fall of 1878 he entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Keokuk, Iowa, and graduated in the spring of 1881. The July following he located at Boaz, and commenced the practice of his profession. He was married Feb. 21, 1877, to Carrie Kyle, and they have three children--Howard L., Albert C., and Carrie L. Dr. Garner is a member of the Southwestern Medical Association."
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Is this Edom in 1840? He was enumerated next to a Joel Ratliff in Madison Co, IN- an older Amos Ratliff on the same page.
Edin Garner. 1 male child under 5, 1 male age 20-30. 1 female under 5, 1f age 20-30.

I cannot find the family in 1850 or 1860.

Tax Assessment, 1865, Divion 3, Collection Dist 11, Indiana
Edom Garner, Kokomo, taxed on Income, Valuation - $1500. Total tax - $75.00

1870 Census. Richland Co WI, Richwood, Hh 105
Edom Garner, age 55, Farmer, b. Ohio. Rebecca, age 50, b. Ohio
Andrew, age 24, b. IN. Enoch age 23, b. IN. Elbert S., age 16, b. IN

Edom's brother Jacob was also in Richland Co in 1870. There was a W. B. Garner, also born in IN, age 27 - he could be an eldest son of Edom & Rebecca. His wife, Nancy J., was age 20, b. IN. Sons Sherman age 3 and William, age 7 months, were born in WI.

1880 Census. Richland Co WI, Richwood, Hh 6
Edom Garner, age 65, Farmer, b. Ohio, parents born NC
Rebecca, wife, age 60, b. Ohio, father b. NC, mother born VA
Andrew, son, age 35, b. IN
James Faith, 19, Laborer, works on farm, b. TN
Hh 2 was Elbert Garner, age 25, IN, parents b. Ohio. Carrie, age 24, wife, b. WI, father b. Ireland, mother b. Canada. Howard, age 1, son, b. WI

Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Port Andrew, Richland County, WI.

Edom GARNER and Rebecca LANGLEY were married on 16 February 1837 in Delaware County, Indiana. Rebecca LANGLEY, daughter of Jonathan LANGLEY and Hannah SMITH, was born on 3 January 1820 in Clinton County, Ohio.12 She died on 31 July 1909 at the age of 89.12

1900 Census. Richwood, Richland, WI, Hh 124
Andrew J. Garner, b. Jan 1845, age 55, b. IN, parents b. Ohio, Farmer
Rebecca, Mother, b. Jan 1820, age 80, widow. Had 9 children - 5 are living., b. Ohio, father b. NC, mother b. Virginia
Sarah E. Blair, Hire, b. Jul 1861, age 38, b. WI, father b. IN, mother b. IL
Eugene M. Blair, Hire, b. Aug 1876, age 23, b. WI, father b. IN, mother b. IL

Buried Greenwood Cemetery, Port Andrew, Richland Co, WI

Edom GARNER and Rebecca LANGLEY had the following children:

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Andrew Jackson GARNER was born in January 1845 in Indiana.13

1900 Census. Richwood, Richland, WI, Hh 124
Andrew J. Garner, b. Jan 1845, age 55, b. IN, parents b. Ohio, Farmer
Rebecca, Mother, b. Jan 1820, age 80, widow. Had 9 children - 5 are living., b. Ohio, father b. NC, mother b. Virginia
Sarah E. Blair, Hire, b. Jul 1861, age 38, b. WI, father b. IN, mother b. IL
Eugene M. Blair, Hire, b. Aug 1876, age 23, b. WI, father b. IN, mother b. IL

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Enoch Allen GARNER was born in 1847 in Indiana.13

Married Susan Heason, 22 Feb 1872, Richland, WI.

Married (2) to Mary Ellen Meeker, on 1 Jan 1894. Enoch Allen Garner, the groom was born Howard Co, IN - the marriage took place in Richwood Twp, Richland Co, WI. Father's parents are given as Edmond Garner & Rebeck Lanley; Mary's parents were George Wm. Meeker and Lydia Ann Garner.

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Elbert S. GARNER MD was born in 1854 in Indiana.13

http://www-unix.oit.umass.edu/~sturm/garner.htm
E. S. GARNER, M.D.
Contributed by Darrell Garner (LaCrosse sleuth!), from Richland County History Book Richland Center, WI.
"E. S. Garner, M. D., is a son of Edom and Rebecca Langley Garner. He was born July 30, 1854, and came with his parents to Richland County in 1864. The family settled near Port Andrew, where the subject of this sketch worked upon the farm and attended the district schools. In the fall of 1878 he entered the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Keokuk, Iowa, and graduated in the spring of 1881. The July following he located at Boaz, and commenced the practice of his profession. He was married Feb. 21, 1877, to Carrie Kyle, and they have three children--Howard L., Albert C., and Carrie L. Dr. Garner is a member of the Southwestern Medical Association."

Wisconsin Marriages: 21 Feb 1878 - Elbert S. Garner, born Howard Co IN, to Caroline Ann Kyle. Richwood Twp, Richland Co, WE. Parents of groom: Edom & Rebecca Garner. Partents of bride: William & Caroline Kyle.