|Birth: ||Aug. 3, 1900, Canada|
|Death: ||Feb. 25, 1986|
Nellie was the wife of the famous inventor of the MI 30 Cal. rifle, John Cantius Garand, born Jan. 1, 1888 in St. Remi, Canada, died Feb. 16, 1974 in Springfield, MA.
John worked at the former Springfield Armory.
Children of Nellie and John C. Garand; Richard M. and Janice K. Garand.
Last known residence was 25 Wilton St., Springfield, MA 01109( in the Pine Point section of Springfield)
The house was built in 1914, a two story Colonial, 3 bedroom house.
John C. Garand married French Canadian widow, Nellie Bruce Shepard on Sept. 6, 1930 in Albany, NY
Nellie had two daughters by her previous marriage.
1940 Federal Census Springfield, Hampden, Mass lists Nellie R. Garand age 51, born in Canada
John Cantius Garand (1888 - 1974)
Hillcrest Park Cemetery
Created by: Roberta (Schott) Cyr
Record added: Apr 22, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 128360521