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William J. Gargett
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1841
Medina County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1900
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Service: Sept. 25, 1861 he enlisted at Camp Case, Ohio with his to be brother's- in-law Martin and John Marquitt, in Co. A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery. Sept. 23, 1864 He was promoted to Full Corporal. July 31, 1865 he was mustered out with the unit at Camp Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio.

1850.S. Federal censu Hinkley, Medina Co., OH Dw. 592, Fam.595
John Garget, 47, M, Farmed, 1500, England
Mary Garget, 33, F, England
Mary A. Garget, 10, F, OH
Wm. Garget, 8, M, OH
Betsy Garget, 6, F, OH
Robt. Garget, 4, M, OH
Loretta Garget, 1, F, OH

1870 U.S. Federal Census Sumner, Gratiot Co., MI Pg. 12, Fam. 109
William J. Gargett, 27, M, W, Farmer, 4000, 500, OH
Catherine Gargett, 26, F, W, England
George I. Gargett, 2, M, W, MI

1880 U.S. Federal Census Sumner, Gratiot Co., Mi Pg. 633C
William J. Gargett, 1842, OH, Self, FB & MB England, W, M, Married, 38, Farmer
Catherine A. Gargett, 1843, NY, Wife, FB Ireland, MB NY, W, F, married, 37, Keeping House
George T. Gargett, 1869, MI, Son, FB OH, MB NY, W, M, Single, 11, At School
Louise E. Gargett, 1874, MI, Daughter, FB OH, MB NY, W, F, Single, 6, At School
James B. Gargett, 1875, MI, Son, FB OH, MB NY, W, M, Single, 5, At School

1900 U.S. Federal Census Alma Village, Gratiot Co., MI Sheet 2B, Dw. 52, Fam. 52
William Gargett, Head, W, M, Dec. 1841, 58, Married 33yrs, OH, FB & MB England, Agriculture Implement Dealer
Cathrine A. Gargett, Wife, W, F, Aug. 1843, 56, Married 33yrs, 4 children - 3 living, NY, FB ireland, MB NY
Louse E. Gargett, Daughter, W, F, Aug. 1873, 26, Single, MI, FB OH, MB NY
James B. Gargett, Son, W, M, Feb. 1875, 25, Single, MI, FB OH, MB NY, Farm Laborer

State of Michigan Death Certificate:
William J. Gargett, Died: 20 July 1900 Alma, Gratiot Co., Michigan, Male, White, Married, Born: 26 Dec. 1841 Ohio, 58y6m24d, Age at 1st marriage: 25years, Parent of 5 children of whom 3 are living, Retired farmer, Father; John Gargett, Born: England, Mother: Mary Woodward, Born: England, Burial: 23 July 1900 Riverside, Alma, Disease causing death: Cogeative chills, Immdeiate cause of dath: Heart failure, Contributory: Chronis enlargement of liver, Informant: Jas. B. Gargett, Alma, Reg. No. 23.

William & his wife had 3 children. In addition to those below was Louise E. Gargett (Aug 19 1873 to Dec 8 1941). She married Otto G.B. Sanderhoff & they moved to Pasadena, California between 1920 & 1924.
Family links: 
  John Gargett (1800 - 1881)
  Mary Woodward Gargett (1818 - 1902)
  Catherine Bamborough Gargett (1843 - 1902)
  George I. Gargett (1868 - 1939)*
  James B. Gargett (1875 - 1939)*
  Mary Ann Gargett (1839 - 1894)*
  William J. Gargett (1841 - 1900)
  Marie Gargett Marquitt (1844 - 1926)*
  Robert T. Gargett (1846 - 1888)*
  Laura E. Gargett Detwiler (1849 - 1900)*
  Alice O Gargett Porter (1850 - 1920)*
  James G. Gargett (1855 - 1918)*
  Henry S. Gargett (1859 - 1924)*
  Elizabeth V Gargett Waldo (1862 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
Gratiot County
Michigan, USA
Maintained by: Ralph Hammond-Green
Originally Created by: Laura Pinks
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96017062
William J. Gargett
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