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Lucien Luther Garrett
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Birth: Mar., 1852
Coles County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1893
Monona County
Iowa, USA

Lucian L. Garrett was taken in by the Jacob Robinett family in Coles County Illinois after the death of his father. The Robinett's moved to western Iowa in 1865, and Lucian grew up and married Emily Coe-Reed, whose father had also died when she was a baby. They were given land and a good start on the shores of Blue Lake, and both worked very hard raising nine children. Typhoid fever hit in the fall of 1893, and it brought Lucian down. It is said that the peonies on his grave have been there for over 100 years. He death set in motion a series of events that led to Emily giving up custody of her children to foster and adoptive homes. Their oldest son Fred, who went to live in Oakland, California, wrote about it in a family book, which is one reason we know something about it. 
Family links: 
  Emily Carolina Coe-Reed Garrett Blakeley (1852 - 1928)*
  William Frederick Garrett (1877 - 1941)*
  Mary Ellen Garrett Zortman (1884 - 1964)*
  Lawrence Warren Garrett (1891 - 1968)*
*Calculated relationship
Onawa City Cemetery
Monona County
Iowa, USA
Created by: katalex23
Record added: Apr 20, 2011
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Lucien Luther Garrett
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Lucien Luther Garrett
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Lucien Luther Garrett
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- katalex23
 Added: May. 19, 2011
Flowers for g-great grandfather, the Man with the Fiddle, Lucian Garrett. You are gone, but your story lives on.
- Kathryn
 Added: Apr. 20, 2011

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