|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1847|
Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
|Death: ||Feb. 16, 1945|
[Waterloo Daily Courier - February 18, 1945]
Henry Garland of Sumner Dies
Rites for 98 Year Old Man Will Be Monday
Sumner, Ia. - Henry Conrad Garland, 98, Sumner's oldest citizen died Friday at his home here of a complication of age. He had been a carpenter and cabinet maker.
Mr. Garland was born Jan. 27, 1847, at Ludersfeld, Shamburg Lippe, Germany, was baptized in infancy and was confirmed Apr. 7, 1861.
He married Anna Meier in May, 1869, in Germany. They came to the United States in 1871, and lived first at Crane Creek, now Readlyn, Ia., until the summer of 1874, when they came to Sumner.
Mr, Garland was the last charter member of St. John's Lutheran church.
Surviving are six children, Mrs. Anna Wilharm, Mrs. Sophia Wolff, Herman and George, Sumner; Will and Emil, Sacramento, Cal.; 20 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; wife and two sons, Henry and Otto, preceded him.
Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the American Lutheran church. Burial will be in the Lutheran cemetery. The body is at the home.
**NOTE** Last name in Obituary was Garland. Obit was transcribed without correction.
- contributor Linda Hagedorn Finley -
Census 1885 Sumner, Bremer, Iowa
Conrad Gerland M 37
Annie Gerland F 41
Sophia Gerland F 14
Henery Gerland M 12
Sophia Gerland F 10
Herman Gerland M 7
George Gerland M 5
Willie Gerland M 2
Census 1895 Bremer, Iowa
Conrad Gerland M 47
Annie Gerland F 51
Sophia Thielman F 20
Herman Gerland M 17
George Gerland M 15
William Gerland M 12
Otto Gerland M 9
Emil Gerland M 6
Census 1900 Sumner Township Sumner village, Bremer, Iowa
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 31
Birth Date: Jan 1846
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1869
Immigration Year: 1871
Father's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Head Conrad Gehrland M 54 Germany
Wife Anna Gehrland F 58 Germany
Son Herman Gehrland M 23 Iowa
Son William Gehrland M 18 Iowa
Son Otto W Gehrland M 15 Iowa
Son Emel Gehrland M 12 Iowa
Daughter Sophia Theilman F 26 Iowa
Grandson William Theilman M 6 Iowa
Anna M Meier Gerland (1842 - 1908)
Anna Garland Wilharm (1870 - 1948)*
Herman J Garland (1877 - 1964)*
Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery
Created by: Louis
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
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