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Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Garn  



Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Garn Birth: Sep. 1, 1849 Sandusky Erie County Ohio Death: Feb. 25, 1931 Marshall County Indiana burial Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana son of Abraham Garn and Susan Garn ( daughter of John Garn & Susanna/Susan Cable)

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He and his brother Mandus laid out additions to Culver - on being the "M. E & B F. Garn'a addition to to the town of Marmcnt" which lies on South Main Street between Hawkins court and Davies Streets


    Died from paralytic stroke.

    He moved to Indiana with his parents in early childhood, and was baptized in the Evangelical Church.

    Later the family journeyed to Nebraska where he lived for 7 years, and after spending a year in Denver, Colorado, returned to Indiana living 3 years in Starke County, then to Union Township, on his father's farm, during which time he purchased the home in which he died, moving there some 32 years ago.

    While in Nebraska, he was united in marriage to Lucinda Catherine Friend on January 13, 1878.

    To this union where born four daughters and two sons all of whom survive except Mrs. Grace Taggert who died 11 years agoa, and whose only daughter Ruth is being raised by Benjamin's household.

    Surviving are his widow, Lucinda; and children, Mrs. Laura Easterday, Culver; Lewis of Yakima, Wash., Edna at home; Mrs. Florence Pinkerton, Danville, Ind., Glenn of Saginaw, Mich.; 10 grand children, and 8 great grandchildren.


married January 13, 1878 Beatrice, Gage Co., Nebraska Lucinda Catharine Friend Birth: Dec. 20, 1860 Deshler Henry County Ohio, (as found) contradicts obituary Death: May 11, 1946 burial Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana dau of Emsil Newton Friend and Matilda Miller

    Mrs. B. F. Garn DIed At Her Home Satruday

    Lucina Catharine Garn, aged, 96, widow of Frank Garn, died at her home north of Culver, Saturdaay evening after an illness of two and one-hald years.

    She was born in Fairfield county Ohio, and when she was six years of age her family, with six other Ohio families, emigrated in covered wagons to Nebraska. She spent her early life in Nenraska where sh was married . She lived one year in Denver, Colo., anc came to the Culver community 63 years ago.

    She was a member of of the Grance Evangelical and Reformed Chrurch.

    Surviving are two daughters, Miss Edna Garn at home, and Mrs. Florence Pinkerton of LaFountaine, Ind.; two sons Lewis of Yakima, Wash., and Glenn of Flint Mich. There are 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. One granddaughter, Mrs. Ruth Mikesell, whose mother died whe she was an infant, was reared int he Garn home.<

    Funeral services were held at the Easterday Funeral home Monday afternoon with Rev. V. D. Weilder in Charge. Burial was in the Culver Cemetery. - 15 May 1946



1880 they resided in or near Beatrice, Gage, Nebraska

Children:
    Edna Clair Garn Birth: Jan. 23, 1888 Death: Jan. 23, 1888 Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana

    Florence Cecil Garn Birth: Aug. 11, 1895 Marshall County Indiana, Death: Aug. 23, 1984 Huntington Huntington County Indiana, Burial: Mount Etna Cemetery Mount Etna Huntington County Indiana married Noble W. Pinkerton Birth: Jul. 19, 1886 Huntington County Indiana Death: Sep. 4, 1955 Huntington County Indiana, son of John Christopher Pinkerton & Mary Adeline Cecil Pinkerton

    Glenn Clafis Garn Birth:11 Nov 1899 Culver MArshall county Indiana Death: 1 Jul 1981 Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan married 5 Mar 1932 LaGrange, Indiana. Ruby Ione Oberly Birth 26 Mar 1902 Alto, Michigan Death: 1 Oct 1999 Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan daughter of Charles Justin Oberly & Maude S Warner

    Laura Pear Garn Easterday (1879 - 1931) married Leander R Easterday (1873 - 1950)

    Lewis Edwin Garn Birth: Jul. 24, 1886 Burr Oak Marshall County Indiana Death: Jan. 10, 1957 Yakima County Washington Burial: Tahoma Cemetery Yakima Yakima County Washington married about July 19145 Florence Beardsley Rundel Birth: 1891 Death: May 19, 1967 Yakima County Washington Burial: Tahoma Cemetery Yakima Yakima County Washington

    Grace Evelyn Garn Birth: Jun. 23, 1893 Death: Oct. 26, 1919 Burial: Culver Masonic Cemetery Culver Marshall County Indiana;
      Grace Evelyn Garn Taggart, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Garn was born near Culver on June 23 1894 and died Oct 26, 1919 at 1 o'clock p.m. aged 26 years 4 months and 3 days.

      At the early age of 13 she was baptized and received into full communion of Grace Reformed church, Culver, where she was a consistent and active member until about a year ago when she was dismissed to the Evangelical church of Baltimore, Ohio. During the years of her identification with her home church up to the time of her removal from this community she was actively instested in the work of the choir, her Sunday school class, christian Endeavor, and was regularly a witness of her Savior at the communion stable. For special service she took the beginners' course in teacher training.

      On Feb 20 1916 she was united in marriage to Russell Taggart to them was born one child Ruth Marie Sept 12, 1919.

      Passin through this ordeal seemed to be to much for her. However, she seemed to be in a fair way to recover when a relapse occurred which hastened her departure. She leaves to mourn her early departure the infant child, her husband, father, mother, two brothers and three sisters, a large circle of more distant relatives and a host of fiends - 5 Nov. 1919
    married 17 Feb 1916 Indiana Russell WhiteTaggart Birth : 25 Apr 1893 Fairfield, Ohio Death: 12 Jun 1955 Burial Date: 14 Jun 1955 Union Cemetery Columbus, Franklin, Ohio son of Albert Taggart & Ella White
      Ruth Marie Taggert m. --- Mikesell







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