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Rowena W Hand Garrison
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1888
Bunker Hill
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 1970
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Rowena Wadena Hand was born February 2, 1888 at Bunker Hill, Illinois, the daughter of William Hand and Martha Ann "Mattie" Smith Hand. She married Charles Edgar Garrison January 16, 1906 and they were the parents of: Leona Josephine, Delphia Mae, Florence Areta, and Daniel Howard Garrison. They divorced and Rowena married Oliver Clinton Smith. They were the parents of Oliver Clinton Jr. and Sarah Elizabeth Smith. Rowena was the step-mother of John Henry, Bessie Pearl, & Hershel Smith. After the death of her second husband she remarried Charles Edgar Garrison but they separated. She lived the last 19 years of her life near her youngest daughter Sarah and her family. Rowena's siblings were: Edith, Oscar Alfred, Sarah Florence, Laura M., William Earl, Alford, and Blye Hand. Although she probably never knew, she was a descendant of several passengers of the Mayflower. 
 
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 Parents:
  Martha Ann Smith Hand (1863 - 1951)
 
 Spouses:
  Oliver Clinton Smith (1882 - 1947)
  Charles Edgar Garrison (1884 - 1966)
 
 Children:
  Leona Josephine Garrison Lockman (1907 - 2004)*
  Delphia Mae Garrison Back (1909 - 2001)*
  Florence Areta Garrison Rush (1911 - 1972)*
  Daniel Howard Garrison (1916 - 1933)*
  Oliver Clinton Smith (1923 - 1979)*
  Sarah Smith Chalcraft (1926 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Joshua Memorial Park
Lancaster
Los Angeles County
California, USA
 
Created by: Karen Back Simmons
Record added: Apr 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88230631
Rowena W <i>Hand</i> Garrison
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Rowena W <i>Hand</i> Garrison
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Rowena W <i>Hand</i> Garrison
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